This year started off a little bit crazy, but I'm going to stick to the positive things that have happened in my writing life and start off with The International Pulpwood Queen and Timber Guy First Virtual Girlfriend's Weekend. Y'all, it was so much fun and a huge success. Over seventy authors shared their stories,... Continue Reading →
I've missed you guys. So many things going on in Fernandina Beach. I started a job as a bookseller at a beautiful spot here called Story & Song Bookstore and Bistro. Actually two jobs - I'm in the Bistro as a chef about fifty percent of the time. So learning two new jobs and working... Continue Reading →
Our lives are a puzzle - made of so many different, odd shaped pieces.
Those weird ones with the sharp angles, dark red or deep blue, that look more like someone else's bad dream than a piece of your puzzle.
My parents both had their own demons to deal with while raising four kids. I was always a daddy's girl and it took me thirty years to understand a lot of things, but I think I found the answers I needed. In my earlier blog, I shared some of my best memories. I touched on... Continue Reading →
This week’s blog is dedicated to Chad Wilkerson. I met Chad at Suzi’s, the coffee shop inside the hospital where I used to work. I knew the second I saw him he was an interesting guy. I never minded waiting in line when Chad was working because he is so fun to watch interact with... Continue Reading →
When I was little, I had an imaginary friend, his name was Uncle Wilkensack. Actually, I had twenty one imaginary friends because Uncle Wilkensack had a wife, they had seventeen kids and they had two pet alligators. I can still remember the first time I met them. I was sick with a high fever, lying... Continue Reading →
Your past does not define you. It's who you are now that matters, not who you were. Play more, Smile more, And love unconditionally. And one more lesson we're working on - thanks to Pearl. Live in the moment. Don't get so caught up in worrying about the future that you miss out on... Continue Reading →
I found a hidden treasure at Rock"A"Rosa. I knew it was going to be good because of the artwork on the front. It's subtle, but the googly eyes caught my attention. I'm a sucker for messages hidden in old books, especially text books that belonged to pre-teen or teenage boys. I wasn't disappointed. I noticed... Continue Reading →
People always ask me, "Why are you so happy all the dang time? Do you wake up like that? Are you always so annoying?" And the answer is yes. Especially to the last question. You might be thinking, of course you're happy - you ran away, you idiot. Not everybody's life is all rainbows and... Continue Reading →