Too Much Noise

I’ve done plenty of browsing blogs, news articles, Twitter, and LinkedIn discussions. There’s so much noise out there and people wanting to be heard that I wonder if we really hear anything. Instead of adding more noise today, I thought I’d share some travel pictures with you that I’ve collected through the years. Maybe you’ll [...]

Dream Lover

Do you hear that? No? It’s me whispering in your ear. You’re the one I hold close to my heart and I feel compelled to tell you so. I’ve dreamt a thousand dreams about you, and in those dreams you always warm me with your smile-- amongst other things. You like that don’t you? I [...]

A Proper Way to Review

Amazon is my “go-to” place for all kinds of purchases, but I’ve only reviewed books. Product reviews seem uncomfortable to write. I guess I'm afraid of actually not understanding the instructions or the products proper use, so I've avoided these types of reviews. Since I understand books and writing, I believe I have reasonable experience [...]

Book Pairing of Unseen with Gummy Bear Cake

Up until now, I’ve been hesitant about reviewing books, but I figured, just because I’m an author doesn’t mean I can’t comment as a reader. There’s nothing I can do if someone wants to retaliate, and I shouldn’t let that silence my opinions. I love discussing books, and since I don’t belong to a book [...]

Where’d that come from?

A month ago, I told my husband that our dog lives the life of Riley. After I said it, I asked, “who is Riley, and what kind of life did he lead?” Then I started thinking about other words or phrases (idioms), so here is what I found out as to where they came from. [...]