Allow me tell you a story…

Once upon a time, there was a six-year-old-girl who cried at the dinner table for months.  “My belly hurts,” she’d say. An otherwise healthy, happy girl, her mom thought she just didn’t want to eat the food she was being served. The...

That Writing Feeling

I recently read something that said: Reading is dreaming with open eyes. That may be true, but it made me think about what it’s like to actually write the stories. Is there something that you’d love to do, but you’re afraid to do it? Or maybe you don’t have the money...

Check it out, Nora Roberts!

Great profile this morning on the CBS Sunday Morning Show about Nora Roberts, one of the worlds top-selling authors, with more than 400 million books in print. She received her share of rejections early on, but Nora kept trying, and became a huge success despite the...

Growing Older—Forgetting and Always Remembering

We would all be well advised to remember that one day we will each be a part of the oldest generation. They say growing old stinks, but let’s face it—the alternative isn’t so desirable either. We all hope that we won’t find ourselves finishing our days in a nursing...

Republicans and Democrats…Religion and Politics

It’s everywhere you look: Facebook…television…the radio…even on your phone’s caller ID. The fight for the position of United States President is in full swing. Here’s what I’m struggling with more than ever this year—You know those Facebook comments,...

Time: The Silent Thief

If you’ve read my blog posts before, you may have picked up on the fact that I often think about how quickly time passes by. Time is on my mind again, as I approach my twentieth high school reunion. When I received a notification on Facebook that some of my old...