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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Just putting this out there…

So, I was sitting in the bathroom, phone in hand, scrolling through my emails when I heard it. The problem was, I was home alone. No husband, no kids- just me, alone. My ears perked up and I sat in total silence. After a considerable amount of time of nothing, I went back to my […]

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Parenting: My Mistake!

I’ve come to learn recently, that no matter the fact that they share genes, children are extremely different. It floors me sometimes.   For example, when my oldest daughter was learning to drive, she was so cautious about it. She was timid and careful. She never wants me to correct her. She would carefully hit the gas and […]

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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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Halloween Lesson on Life

Walking down the street on Halloween night, all the kids were dressed in their costumes. Everything appeared as normal. We walked house-to-house in hopes of finding the biggest and best candy bar. With sore feet, numb fingers, and a runny nose I was determined to accomplish my mission. Would it be a king size snickers, […]

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Fan Girl and Humiliated by it

Okay, I just went fangirl and posted on another author’s fb page and asked about the characters in her book. I hold myself accountable that when people do that to me, I must answer, because I know how it feels to wonder. On a side note, I’m wandering around confused in a fit of transparency […]

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True Love

There was a quiet stillness about him. Subtle with peace and tranquility. A genuine beauty that was unmatched by anyone she’s ever seen before. Upon their first introduction, within seconds, she knew he was destined for her. She couldn’t deny it if she tried, it would be obvious to the world that there was an […]

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