There Are No Others: a more excellent state of being

There Are No Others: a more excellent state of being

There Are No Others: A More Excellent State of Being…hard but true. Something happened that turned me from someone who cares about others to someone who cares for others Something happened that turned me from someone who cares about others to someone who cares...
Demco And My Little Free Library Journey

Demco And My Little Free Library Journey

I just took a lovely walk with Demco and I want to tell you about my little free library journey. I’m a girl who has had library-love her whole life. Before I could read I sat in the library moving my lips pretending. I wanted people to think I was a prolific...
A Little Bit About Writing: Blog Roll!

A Little Bit About Writing: Blog Roll!

I’ve been asked by a wonderful network of authors to write a little bit about writing in, what we authors call a Blog Roll. This is a chance to talk a little bit about our writing process. Sometimes people are interested. Sometimes not. So for those of you...
THE DOG YEAR & other True Confessions

THE DOG YEAR & other True Confessions

  ME:  (to my students) “Caveat Emptor!”   STUDENTS: *blank Look* (Apparently they did not see the Brady Bunch episode where I learned about that phrase, so they do not understand my excitement).   ME: “Let the buyer Beware!” (said with serious wisdom...
Feel Better In Less Than A Minute (No Kidding)

Feel Better In Less Than A Minute (No Kidding)

Yup. Feel Better in less than a minute. We know that when you give to others it makes us feel better. This is not some nice, bumper-sticker kind of thought that you read, sigh, and go on with your life with nothing changed. There’s research on it and I posted a...
Feel Better Little-By-Little Week One

Feel Better Little-By-Little Week One

I’m not a consistent person. I never do something the same way twice. It’s just not my way. In organization,  decide on a white board, move to a loose leaf binder, then to post-it’s on the wall, then to a pile on the floor. I put all my shirts in one...