In case you’re wondering - the Yadkin Valley Wine Region in North Carolina is beautiful. My mom & I drove through some gorgeous countryside today. We are staying in Boone but made a detour to wine country. I can’t wait to make a trip again (to stay longer). I plan on sharing a few more … Continue reading Yadkin Valley Wine Region
Roaring Rivers Vineyard - our third stop tomorrow! Do you know what I am? I am beat. It has been the longest two years of my life. I know everyone was sick of 2020 and pandemic life. It has been hard. I'm emotionally beat down and exhausted. I sometimes can't see past the craziness that … Continue reading Steadying Yourself in the Waves
~ One ~ "She reminded me of the sea; the way she came dancing towards you, wild and beautiful, and just when she was almostclose enough to touch she'd rush away again." ―Glenda Millard I am made of salt and sand and the deep jade green of the Atlantic. The salt air courses through my … Continue reading Sea Glass Hearts
So many I’ve lost count. White And by omission. Half-truths disguised in Manipulation. So many I’ve lost count. I don’t know what to believe or Trust. What’s true & what’s not Is shrouded in confusion Truth Is all I needed.
North Topsail Beach - One of NC's Barrier Islands It's hodgepodge of random this evening. - I have spent countless hours writing & editing my novel A Thousand Years, since October/November of 2020. I ran into some major plot issues and needed to re-work a ton of stuff in the novel (long story). It took … Continue reading Forty-Freaking-Five
“There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea.” Khalil Gibran I am restless. Restless with passion. Restless with questions. Restless with dreams and plans that are left in a state of waiting. I'm restless with longing and with the confusion that comes from letting go, when … Continue reading Confusion & Clarity
In April 2026, I will turn 50. This year feels like a big birthday, as I turn 45. But gosh, there's a lot I've still got to do before hitting 45 and six weeks won't do it. So, after a friend posted about her 40 before 40 (that she's now added a few more items … Continue reading 50 by 50