Thinking Time is Vital

Since I last blogged on July 5, I have been seriously getting my morning steps in. The evening steps weren't as successful due to it still being so hot out. So, I doubled my treks around shed row in the mornings. Now, instead of wondering how I can get it all done: Work. My book. …

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Finding Balance in a Busy Life

It's been at least a week and a half since I started this blog. My intention was to post it before my grandbabes arrived last week. But here I almost a full week into July and life continues to dictate whether I write or not. I didn't expect to go back to work part-time or …

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Motherhood: My Miracle Child

When I think of motherhood, I think of my mother and of my son. Last week I wrote a little bit about growing up with my mother. I say a little bit as even a book may not be big enough to encompass everything about our relationship and growth from children into adulthood. And so …

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The Miracle of Motherhood

Like everyone, no one is perfect, and so even moms have their moments, too. Of course, I'm sure I didn't think this as a young child and certainly not as a teen. But as I grew and became a mother myself, I realized there are all sorts of mothers. Mothers who care. Mothers who hover. …

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Writing as a Hobby

There is so much to write about writing. And that's because writing is such a big part of our communication with the world around us. Although I have always enjoyed writing, looking back, I can say that I've always written more as a hobbyist than as a "professional." Not that I never sought publication but …

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Blogging About Writing Expectations

Do you ever not know what to blog, or write, about? Or do you have so many ideas you don't know which one to choose? Because I'm inspired about so many things, I definitely have difficulty settling on topics - like all the time. I want to write about this, and yet I want to …

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