Football . . . It’s Not Just a Game

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. Football season is upon us! I've had a longstanding love affair with the game of football. You can blame my dad and nearly all the males and most of the females, on that side of my family. But . . . my dad is a high… Continue reading Football . . . It’s Not Just a Game


Do it again.

Walking around these walls I thought by now they'd fall But You have never failed me yet Waiting for change to come Knowing the battle's won For You have never failed me yet This is a post from my heart. It's about chasing dreams. It's about my hope and prayer to adopt. But it's going… Continue reading Do it again.


Advice from Oprah on Trying & Failure

A few years ago, I ran into the image below on Pinterest. I immediately added it as a profile photo on Facebook. I could not even help myself. It's adorable but also a reminder for us dreamer types. To keep pressing forward, we have to believe in our abilities and in the rightness of the… Continue reading Advice from Oprah on Trying & Failure


Books, Babies, & Change

A couple weeks ago, on June 10th, I released my first novel on Amazon {and CreateSpace}. It's technically not the first book I've written, but it is the one I most needed to publish first. Earlier this spring, some things happened in my life that put everything in perspective for me. I won't rehash all… Continue reading Books, Babies, & Change