Raising Fear

Iskra (Raising Fear)

  Duty. Desire. Destiny. How far would you go to be safe… to be free…to be loved?   Iskra doesn’t question the rules. The rules are there to keep her safe from those who are…

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The Alarm Jarred Me Awake

Line of Alarm Clocks

Ever feel like you’re behind and can never catch up? Here’s a short story you may relate to. I let out a sigh when I see the flashing lights in my rear-view mirror. Seriously? I…

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Seeing With New Eyes

Colors dropped in water

  There are days when I realized that my eyes are letting me down. I don’t mean that I can’t see. After all these years, I’ve grown used to my nearsighted astigmatism. Now add to…

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Dance Your Dance

Dancing on beach

  One of the most terrifying decisions I ever had to face was choosing a college. For the first time in my life, my path wasn’t laid out for me. If I didn’t take action,…

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When Not Planning Is a Good Thing

Jackson Square

Some people plan their vacations. They research every hotel, restaurant and flight. They read reviews of every activity and plan their trip to the minute. Can’t do it. That seems too much like work. This…

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Let it Go

Cat sleeping on box

So many of life’s adventures involving letting go. Letting go of things I’d really rather cling to. But something odd happens when I let go. I find freedom. Let Go of Stuff Sometimes I look…

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Seven Ways to Get the Most From Your Ghostwriter

Ghostwriter

Hiring a ghostwriter can be one of the best decisions you ever made. Then again, it can become a horrifying experience, for both of you. Your ghostwriter speaks for you, putting your ideas out there,…

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Victory at Last

Two chimney cakes

Last summer, while attempting to entertain my middle grandson, I convinced him to try an experiment. We were going to make a cake over the barbecue. I’d seen a video that made it look so…

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The Eternal Maid of Honor

Bridesmaid with bouquet

Never a bride, always a bridesmaid. Never the star, always a supporting role. Ever notice how some people always end up in second place? In the also ran category? No matter what they do, they…

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Before Starting An Adventure

Surfing adventure

Travel is one of my favorite adventures, and i’ve been known to not let a little things like civil wars, coups or riots from keep me from such destinations as El Salvador, Cambodia or Nepal….

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