Things to Do at Home: Speak to Plants

Get a house plant, water it, feed it and talk to it. I love the Toby Mac's song Speak Life. It refers to speaking encouraging words to others. Toby explains that every interaction between humans is either encouraging or draining. You have the power to speak life into a person. You can encourage them or … Continue reading Things to Do at Home: Speak to Plants

Things to do At Home: Kitchen Dance Party

What you can’t dance? Neither can I, however it is not about dance skill, a kitchen dance party is about fun. I say kitchen because in my house the kitchen has the best floor space. Also we tend to congregate in that room. My teenagers, all girls love dance parties at home. Picture this, music … Continue reading Things to do At Home: Kitchen Dance Party

Things to Do at Home: Bake a Cake

When I was a child I learned how to bake by watching my grandmothers in the kitchen., it was like watching magic happen. They knew what a measurement was by looking at it. They knew if a cake was baked just right, not to dry not to moist, just by the smell. They knew exactly … Continue reading Things to Do at Home: Bake a Cake

Things to Do At Home

This week's thoughts will revolve around things to do while at home while we are sheltering in place. I have seen so many lists of things to clean and work tasks to do at home. I say pish posh pot on that! Let's think up fun things to do that add value and happiness to … Continue reading Things to Do At Home

Who are you really?

I am a librarian and an author. I have had a love for books as long as I have memory. I have been told by my parents and grandparents that I could read before I could talk. It may or may not be true. One thing that is true is books and I are interconnected. … Continue reading Who are you really?

Books & Sunshine

I don’t know much that is better than being out in the sunshine of Spring reading. There is a light breeze and birds tweeting. The scent of sweet flowers fill my lungs. My mind falls into the story I hold in my hands. For a few minutes I can forget about the world and spend … Continue reading Books & Sunshine

Video Games are a Time Suck…

and maybe that is what we need right now. Maybe the diversion will help us get through this social distancing desperation. Listen, y'all. I do not play video games. I have seen friends become just as addicted to video games as others are to alcohol and drugs. Yes, that is a moral reason not to … Continue reading Video Games are a Time Suck…

Dogs are Not Things

If you are lucky enough to be owned by a dog then you understand that dogs have emotions. They are living creatures with a soul. I have blocked many people on social media who post any type of animal cruelty, but especially abused dogs. You can tell a lot about a person by how they … Continue reading Dogs are Not Things

It’s Grief and it’s Real

I miss our crazy busy life. With three teenagers and two preteens, a full time job, writing part time, and a fur baby, my husband and I were always doing something or going somewhere. All of our schedules went in many different directions. We also had an active social life. There were friends at our … Continue reading It’s Grief and it’s Real

Saturday-I am thankful for…

laughter. This is the last of my thankful birthday week posts so I want to share with you what happened when I got to have not one but two birthday cakes. I decided it is my birthday, I do what I want! I decided when I wanted to eat cake I would eat cake. I … Continue reading Saturday-I am thankful for…