Rudely Reminded

I found this article on my computer tonight and sadly, nothing has changed in America. It was originally published by the Charlotte Observer on the opinion page. This past weekend, April 16-19, 2009, my husband and I went to Las Vegas to celebrate my fortieth birthday. We were having a blast until just hours before... Continue Reading →

The Big 50 (Part 1)

  So, I recently turned 50. After getting over the hump of 45, I looked forward to 50. Who knew the actual day would be a roller coaster? Don't get me wrong, I'm thankful to see another year and it was a good day, but for some reason I thought I'd jump out of an... Continue Reading →

Happy 2019!

I know it's a bit late but Happy New Year! Photo by Brigitte Tohm on I realize it's been a while since I posted. Since I wrote. Since I imagined anything creative. Here are my excuses: I was in a funk.I couldn’t think.I was busy.I felt like I'd lost "it." While all of those... Continue Reading →

Life Hacks

I know this is random but these are some great tips. Yep, sometimes I get a bit giddy over things that make life a little easier. Who can write in a messy room? Who can write knowing the sink is full of dishes? Not me. See for yourself. DGR

Stay Focused

Have you ever been so focused on getting someplace that you missed key landmarks along the way? Ever get into such a pattern of doing things that you miss major pitfalls because your attention was somewhere else? Let me describe something I recently experienced: It was a rainy day and for some reason I decided... Continue Reading →

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