My late husband didn’t like cars so even though we traveled extensively, we never drove anywhere. I learned how to drive and probably could have made more of an effort to, but I had at least two good reasons for not doing it. One, I live in New York City where you honest to goodness … More Researching Safety by the Numbers
Well, one thing I know for sure is I’m not the only one who’s happy to see January go. TGIF = Thank God It’s February for the time being and hopefully that sentiment sticks around for a while. During the previous decade, the first month of the year was often challenging for me. I lost … More TGIF and other good news
I’ll never forget the first time I read this: Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eyes away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death … More Following Zora’s lead
I spent this past Christmas in California with my daughter who just moved there. I’ve always loved the winter season but it’s unusually refreshing to me the few times I’ve spent the holiday season in a warm climate. Walking beneath billowy palm trees while having the warmth of the sun follow me around for a … More New Year. New Lily?
December is not for lightweights. I don’t think it matters where you live or what kind of weather you’re in for either. December has become a month filled with the general busyness and stress of living the way you’ve been taught you should live. It’s a time to be joyful as well as celebrate your … More It’s not the cold you’re feeling…
What is it about November? Well personally, it’s usually a good month for me. It offers my very favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. This is a time I can do two activities I enjoy immensely 1) Reflecting on all that I’m grateful for in my life and 2) Eating and drinking to excess while everyone else is … More November musings . . .
The music that came to me while writing ‘Serena’s Vow‘ came from ALL OVER THE PLACE. Often when I’m writing I’ll think of the music I want to listen to and I’ll add it to the list. For this book, it was the exact opposite. I’d be thinking about writing a particular scene and then … More Playlist for Serena’s Vow
Here’s Excerpt #1 from Serena’s story. It’s live and available on Amazon & Kindle Unlimited. Enjoy! She had her back to him when he reached the top of the stairs. She was looking toward the beach and the colorful cloud cover, which seemed to show off for her in a spectacular fashion. Ethan took a … More SAMPLE SUNDAY #1- ‘Serena’s Vow: Blank Pages II’