Fighting My Battles

So, here’s the truth… I can’t go to the movies without tearing up. Like, not ever. I am already overwhelmed with emotion when the trailers for upcoming movies come on. I am truly moved by movie commercials. I get sucked in, my heart leaps with excitement and joy, I’m fascinated by the sound, I’m on […]

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I Threw Up

I threw up. Not the kind where there were chunks in the car or anything. It was definitely more of a dry heave kind of thing. It didn’t start there. In fact, no, that’s where it ended. It started six and a half hours earlier. I woke up at 5:31 on the dot. I was […]

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Rejected (Again)

Yesterday was one more addition to my writing journey. Earlier this year I submitted a novel to Hallmark Publishing. They use a tiered formula to book acceptance. My book made it through. I was waiting in anticipation to see if they were going to accept it. If so, they would have made the book into […]

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Here’s the Scoop

Here’s the scoop;  ‘A Divided Love: Chelsea and Jamal’s Story has been out for just over 6 months now. Being honest, I don’t think this book is getting the credit it deserves. To be even more honest, it’s my favorite. We all love Norma Nudle and her quirky antics, (she even makes a guest appearance […]

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Planet Earth

Have you ever looked at the sky and wondered to yourself, what is up there? I mean, really up there. You find yourself staring into the darkness, watching the flickering of all the stars. A bright one catches your eye and you curiously consider your elementary science class where you name all the planets to […]

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Finding Gratitude

There are thousands of things going on in my life right now. Some are negative, some positive. Through all the things that are currently happening, I can say that I am honestly grateful to have to go through them with my husband. To be able to come home every day and actually look forward to […]

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A Mother’s Lament

I’m the mom of a sick kid. As of this year, I have become known for being the mom of a sick kid. It is often that I hear things like, “How’s your daughter doing? You know I’m praying for you both, right?” I value the thoughts and the words. But there are some things […]

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