Photo: instagram.com/heymadz16/ The thing is, I'm a night owl. This doesn't fit well with my day job. I should be asleep right now. My weekend was short due to an event & such. So then when I finally have time to write - I don't want to stop. It's 11:48 and I have things to … Continue reading I should be asleep right now . . .
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
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
“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.” ~ Isak Dinesen I am not ashamed that therapy is a thing I’ve needed since March of last year. It’s self-care. I think more people should go. But sometimes therapy comes in the form of Vitamin D, salt air, & sea breezes. So … Continue reading The Cure for Anything
Here's what I'm listening to this week. In many ways, this has been a hard week. But it's also a good week. It was one I needed to make more changes and push me further in the right direction. There's a whole wide world out there, friends. And there's a lot left for me to … Continue reading What I’m Listening To . . .
I have a dog. Her name is Abby. But I call her by many other names. See - I have this problem. It involves nicknames. I usually end up with about a bazaillion nicknames for kids and animals. Abby has a boatload. She is Booty Boo, Boo-Boo Bear, Boo-Boo, Abigail Ann, Abster, Busy Body, Ab, … Continue reading Abby the Wonder Dog
At one time in my life, I thought I defined self-care fairly well. I thought I knew what I needed to ensure I was taking care of myself - first. Recently, my therapist (yes, I go to therapy and yes I'm proud to say this) asked me what I did for self-care. I couldn't answer … Continue reading What Self-Care Is Not