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

It’s a New Day

When the chaos of this life causes you to be exhausted and anxious remember tomorrow is a new day. As much as I detest old worn out sentimental expressions, I have to admit this one is a fact. Do not under estimate the power of a good night's sleep and a snuggle from your mate, … Continue reading It’s a New Day

Panic Helps No One

When has worry and panic ever helped you to relax or think logically? Right! Never. Calm down y’all. This too shall pass. Be smart about it. Read facts. Ignore media hype. Listen to the experts. The trouble is going to complete its natural development to the end. Then a great new trouble will arrive. I … Continue reading Panic Helps No One

Have Fun

With all the bad news out there it is important that you take time to have fun when you can. One of my habits is to surround myself with quirky and unique things. They mean nothing to anyone else and they are nothing of any monetary value. Things given to me or things I have … Continue reading Have Fun

Art > Therapy

I am not artistic in the painting, drawing, sculpting sense of the word. I am a word artist. I create images in the minds of readers like you. When I write about a flower that has brilliant red and yellow petals on a stem of green with sunlight shining down on it's leaves. You can … Continue reading Art > Therapy

It is Getting More and More Difficult…

I am known for my positive optimistic outlook about most things. I am a bright happy person most of the time. If I am sad it is usually for a short time and I find a way to fix whatever is making me sad. Right now, it is getting more and more difficult to remain … Continue reading It is Getting More and More Difficult…

Worry is a Waste of Time, yet I still do it.

I worry about big things and little things. I worry if there is enough food in the kitchen. I worry that my husband may or may not have remembered to eat. Sometimes he forgets with his PTSD brain. I worry that my kids are not safe, even my grown adult daughter who lives in Texas … Continue reading Worry is a Waste of Time, yet I still do it.

Maybe you are Person-Sick

Do you ever get that feeling that you do not belong? Like maybe you are homesick, but your not away. When you think about it you can't say what you are homesick for because when you look around you realize you are home. Maybe you aren't homesick but person sick. Maybe you miss your person. … Continue reading Maybe you are Person-Sick

No Sin in Slowing Down

Go go go...do that thing, then the next then the next...go go go... STOP! There is no productivity in constant motion. There is loss of efficiency in multitasking. Being tired is not anyway to live. Sometimes we have to simply stop. Take a day to do nothing. You know this. Like me you probably say … Continue reading No Sin in Slowing Down

Because You Deserve It

In my novel Almost There the main character Brianna Sabine Dario has the belief that she is not worthy of happiness. Throughout her story we see her pursue it. She longs for happiness like an addict. The thought of being happy terrifies her. She thinks she isn't worthy of it and denys herself happiness. When … Continue reading Because You Deserve It