Am I Hearing Things?

I was sitting in my office and suddenly I heard some kind of musical interlude.   “I must be hearing things,” I thought to myself. Then, as I always do when I think something weird might be happening in my head, I smiled and touched my face to make sure I wasn’t having a stroke.  Nope, both sides of my…

New Book Release: Beach Wedding

My newest fiction novella is being released on Amazon today. “Beach Wedding” is the story of love, loss and second chances.  When Claire gets a concussion, she realizes that it’s time to stop putting off her wedding to her fiance, Jonathon.  But is it too late? “Beach Wedding” is available on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited by clicking here. It’s a quick…

A Little Touch of Kindness

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.”      —  Franklin D. Roosevelt I was walking with my dog Edison today and as we passed,  one of neighbors offered us lettuce. “We have too much,” she said, “Please take some. We are probably…

Terror in the Forest

I’ve never been a huge fan of fireworks. When I was a kid, I saw someone accidentally start themselves on fire with a firecracker on the 4th of July.  Fortunately for that kid his dad was close by and was able to smother the flames before he sustained more than minor burns, but when you see someone’s clothes start on…

I Bet You Think This Blog is About You

I was having coffee with a friend recently, the way you do, and mid-way through a story she was sharing she stops and says,  “Don’t write about this!” She was joking (I think) and I of course would not share anyone’s personal story on my blog.  But it got me thinking about the way people connect to the blog.  There…