As a young woman, I enjoyed my aunts’ stories about their misadventures with the men they loved to hate. Their exploits sat precariously on the edge of insanity, but boy oh boy were they fun to hear.
What causes those awe-inspired moments that feel golden, like you are where you should be, passionately doing exactly what your soul cries out for you to do? Are you living in a way that screams, “Yes!”
A recent Medium subject line asked: “What is the most important piece you’ll ever write?” So, to kick off our PUBLISHING 101 series, I could not think of a better question to ask you to think about. Few things are absolute; there are no “right” answers. In fact, the article was talking about query letters … Continue reading How Important is your Dream?
Recently a young woman I know submitted a question to me through the contact form on my blog. It was late, I was tired, and quite honestly, unsure of how to answer such a penetrating request, so I decided to go to bed. We’ve all had that wise someone or something sharing practical advice … Continue reading What Would You Tell the World?
My mother had seven children in thirteen years, six of whom were born while still in her twenties. One died in utero before my entry into the world. I am number five of seven. Four of my siblings and I were born in the 1950s, byproducts of a rough and tumble marriage during the baby … Continue reading Remember You Are the Light
I have been visiting my daughter in the Seattle area for the past nine days. The weather, for the first week, was cold and soupy. Each morning when I opened the blinds, a heavy mist covered the courtyard behind her apartment, leaving the giant pines, red maples, and boxwoods ominously silhouetted. For me, the weather was less … Continue reading The Path at Chambers Bay
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It was more than five years ago when at first I decided to create a blog. I thought I would share some of the many lessons I've learned about relationships, family, marriage, business, writing and publishing, and of course, six decades of life experiences in between. Years have passed since that noble idea, and I … Continue reading Still, I Rise