• Dreaming of Italy…

    I miss Italy. Italy is the culmination of my heritage, my dream life, my hard work of learning another language (and the shock that I could learn another language), and a wonderful emotional…

  • Morning Hours…

    While I work on books that I’m writing, books that I’m editing, and freelance pieces, I also have notebooks for journaling and quotes and for my ‘3 Pages’. There is a book by…

  • Damn Right

    As my editor and I are working on the book that will be my debut, we’re getting into the nitty gritty weeds. For example, do I want to spell out my numbers (three…

  • Fall Facts

    Why do we call it Fall? This time of year, the months between summer and winter, weren’t always called ‘Fall’. They were actually referred to as “Harvest” back in the olden days. (The…

  • Frozen Books

    Jólabókaflóð is an Icelandic word. It basically translates to “Christmas Book Flood.” Why are we talking about Christmas and Icelandic people in September? Because I was just made aware of this Christmas tradition!…

  • Learning to Preserve

    Every morning, I got out and sit on my patio with my coffee, journals, current book I’m reading, and computer. My whole world is contained in my fenced in space. I watch the…

  • Harmony

    I haven’t been in the mood to write. I’ve been mostly editing for the past two months. Which is fine, editing is a big part of writing. I have several blogs I wrote…

  • On Writing Humor

    I’ve been entertaining people most my life. Whether it was through theater, singing or writing, I entertained. Sitting with a group of friends, and watching how the light comes to their eyes when…

  • Nesting…

    I’ve started the move into my back yard for the season. There is a lot to do this year. I need to clean up the leaves I never got to last fall before…