My Novel

Once you’ve done the mental work, there comes a point you have to throw yourself into action and put your heart on the line. – Lakers basketball coach Phil Jackson

Portfolio

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.  Gautama Buddha

Get to know me

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. – Muhammad Ali

  • April 24th, 2015

    Sometimes as of late, I simply overflow.  Words spilling out of me at the most inopportune times.  A frantic editor, dressed in travelling pyjamas, working to press.  Four sticky hands, cinnamon ...

  • April 19th, 2015

    For as long as I can remember, she did without.  She never wants for much.  She says what's on her mind. The role of a mother is so different today than it ...

  • April 17th, 2015

    Once not so long ago, there lived two little girls, kindred spirits if you will, who lived miles apart.  One was proper and well behaved.  She had manners and wore sweaters.  She ...

  • April 16th, 2015

    Nearly a week ago, the universe sent me a gift, dressed in words and golden energy.  She and I, I believe, are going to do great things together. Lois McMaster Bujold said, “It's a ...

  • April 13th, 2015

    The sun is shining, life rushes through my thoracic chamber and I am a bird.  Think of me not as gone but as a gentle embrace when the wind caresses your skin.  Feel ...

  • April 10th, 2015

    Brené Brown talks about how big life events often change birth order disposition in families.  Suddenly the first born, type A, rule follower is no longer and in her place is ...

  • April 9th, 2015

    There are certain times of the year I think of him more.  Sometimes it's a photograph, sometimes it's the smell of warm doughnuts; today it was the return of geese. ...

  • April 8th, 2015

    With 10 plus a day and a new year on the horizon, I sip on chlorophyll and think about where I'll be one year from now.  My experiences as of late have become the ...