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Dreams Do Come True

And that’s a fact.  Dreams do come true and they often do but usually only after a lot of work, angst and the key ingredient . . . persistence.  Everyone has dreams whether they’re small or grand.  Dreams keep us…

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An Unexpected but Wonderful Surprise

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you’re just humming along and everything seems to be hitting on all cylinders and then a casual comment or suggestion brings it all to a screeching halt – but in a good way?  And…

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A True Genius

The definition of a genius is "an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in creative and original work in science, art, music, etc.". Writing would be included in the "etc." Jane Austen is a genius. I think everyone…

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A Little Valentine’s History

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day.  Do you celebrate?  If you look at the stores or watch any television commercials, it seems as if the whole world is celebrating by sending cards and flowers or giving jewelry or taking one’s…

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Here We Go . . . .

Did you ‘stir it up’ on Stir It Up Sunday which for those of us in the US is the Sunday after Thanksgiving?  Stir It Up Sunday might be the official start of the holidays during Regency times but I…

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Yes. I Will.

Have you ever seen or heard something and felt an instant connection, sensed something deep inside you light up with an instant magnetism?  I have been fortunate to have had that experience not once, but twice.  The first time (and…

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A Brother’s Inspiration

Speaking of inspiration . . .I’ve often wondered where writers or songwriters get their inspiration.  Most of the time they’ll tell you it comes from someone, something or some place familiar to them.  Characters can be and usually are based…

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Time and the Fun Stuff

It's March already and just where did January and February go?  Busy . . .   Busy . . .  Busy . . .   It seems like the hurrier I go, the behinder I get, but really, I think…

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