I’ve been thinking a lot about will power lately. The past few months have been difficult, and I lost my way for a bit. Or so I thought. I learned later that even the paths we choose that seem to meander aimlessly and stop short at a dead end is there for a reason. Maybe […]

December 14, 2017

The Element of Will Power…and 25 Things Accomplished

Two months ago, I decided to watch the movie, Collateral Beauty. It had a stellar cast including Will Smith, Kiera Knightley, Helen Mira, and many others. I’d avoided it for a while since it got terrible reviews—by both critics and movie goers– so I chalked it off my list as something I could skip. But […]

October 20, 2017

The Collateral Beauty…and Why I Write…

It’s odd how some days emotion lurks dangerously close to the surface, seeping through the skin and threatening to release in a flood of tears. The philosophies and circle of life is such a mix of joy and pain – that is why I write. There is no other way to sift through the mess […]

September 6, 2017

Practicing Writing Naked…

  Yeah, you can tell by the blog post heading I’m a bit hungover on Easter mimosas, chocolate bunnies, family fun, and my current deadline staring me dead in the face. I’m hoping I haven’t lost you yet so here we go. As my boys grow older, I’m reaching the time when they will officially […]

April 17, 2017

The Easter Bunny, Dreams, and Writing Naked…

I worry. A lot. I’ve been a worrier since I was a kid. My brother was the cool type. Able to let go, be impulsive, take things as they come. I know he has his own challenges but damn, I was always envious about NOT worrying how things would work out, and how I looked […]

March 1, 2017

Writers and Worry…A Complicated Relationship