It didn't occur to me until I was an adult and had children of my own how much tradition matters. Not that tradition matters for its own sake, but traditions connect us to who we are in a world that pushes us to all be the same. When my husband and I settled in... Continue Reading →
This spring was intense. I won a free spot in the Story Genius/Author Accelerator course this spring. It was 10 weeks of tough work. I wrestled with my idea like Jacob grabbing for his birthright. I learned a lot and my book coach kept bringing me back to the idea. At the end of the... Continue Reading →
There has to be a rule, that if a mom suggests a book to her child/ren he/she/they will adamantly refuse until someone who isn't their mother suggests it.
Freeing up my head so I can feed my creative side.
March was not a great month. The kids were sick and staggered the illness over two weeks. A church friend, way too young, passed away. And the weather. I know, I know, it is Ohio but it feels like the snow and gray won't end. We did get a second dog. Rescued from a great... Continue Reading →
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The What if is only the beginning. #amwriting
March roars in and drags us behind but at least we have books for the journey. Read about my picks for feel-good reads.