Category Archives: Life

513 Days Later….

Five-hundred and thirteen days? Yup. That’s how long it’s been since my life changed with a cancer diagnosis. I’m not going to beat a dead horse and go through all of it again. If you want to find out more about … Continue reading

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Discipline & Planners

Discipline? Something I lack a good portion of the time.  Planners? Something I own too many of – and don’t utilize often enough. Nope. There were no new blog posts this past week. I do have a couple of excuses … Continue reading

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Chicknic Tables & Camp NaNoWriMo

Looks like I’m a year or so behind the times when it comes to chicknic tables but, in my defense, I didn’t own one chicken – much less five! – until early March.  A what, you might ask… The video … Continue reading

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13 Things I’m Grateful For

Yesterday, an unexpected letter, followed by a Facebook memory, reminded me that June 24th was the one-year anniversary of the last of three surgeries in 2020. I’d known it was coming up, but hadn’t given it much thought. Until I … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg?

I can’t remember if I mentioned that on March 12, 2021, I bought five baby chickens. Still pretty much winter in Michigan, I also bought a small dog kennel, a heat lamp, and other necessary paraphernalia needed to care for … Continue reading

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10 Years!

Oops. I almost missed it! Ten years ago today, I posted my very first blog. And if I want to post on that anniversary, I have about two and a half minutes. So… One of my favorite songs to celebrate. … Continue reading

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Just for Fun Friday #2

I will admit that when it comes to comedies, I find most … not to my liking. But sometimes, I discover a few gems, and I’ll share a couple of my most favorite clips today. And then I’ll share something … Continue reading

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Just for Fun Friday #1

In turning over my new leaf, I’m going to start embracing everything that’s positive. Everything I can anyway, because let’s face it, there will always be things that are far from pleasant. But, if I look for it, there’s always … Continue reading

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Thoughts From My Heart, 1

For a long time now, I’ve kind of resented the fact that authors aren’t supposed to have opinions about controversial subjects. Not if we want to sell books, at any rate. At the top of the ‘no-no’ list are politics … Continue reading

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Eat the Elephant 2021

I really like the idea of starting a new year with a word instead of resolutions. Applied to me, resolution = failure, so I don’t make them anymore. And haven’t for a few years now. I’ve tried goal setting instead. … Continue reading

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