“My love for you is strong Lord it brings me to my knees It was born in the wild” - Ryan Adams It is untamed. Wild and unplanned. I wake deep in thought, recalling the mornings in the Redwoods - the air cold and damp. There was nothing around but the untouched forest. Standing there, … Continue reading Wild Things
When Lacey Mays was five-years old, just days before she started Kindergarten, her father killed himself. If anyone in the county had been asked, they would have said it was only a matter of time that either Bob or Donna Mays would have ended up dead. They fed more than one of each other’s addictions … Continue reading Lacey Mays
It's summer in the south. I know. Not news, right? Growing up in Southern California, you'd think a hot, humid, and rainy summer would not be one of my favorite things. But it so is. The summers of my childhood were filled with beach trips, camping along the 5 freeway at San Onofre or with … Continue reading Inspiration & Imagination: Kudzu, Lightening Bugs, and Farm Stands
In June, in honor of the one year anniversary of my book being published, it was on sale. This month, I'm doing a little giveaway. Hop on over to my Facebook page for details & to enter!
One year ago today, my novel was published. It was a long time coming. I started writing this book so long ago. Like all of us, as we grow and change over the years, it changed too. But it was always about family, adoption, and love. To celebrate the anniversary of finally chasing my dreams … Continue reading Chasing Dreams – Book Anniversary
Brushing a girl's hair behind her ear once a day will solve more problems than all those therapists and drugs. - Atticus I'm writing a love story. I thought I was stuck. Last weekend, I thought I'd never get past this mess of my own heart. The pieces still broken - fearing hope. But the … Continue reading A Love Story in Progress
If I can be outside, I'm going to be outside. Thankfully, the weather has turned just slightly here in the south. It's still humid. But our days have cooled just enough that being outside isn't torture anymore. That is always good for my soul. Now to get back to work on book two of Macon … Continue reading Where I Work
I recently started a series about Beaufort, NC. You can catch up on the first couple of posts here & here. I haven't written in a couple of weeks because I have quite literally spent nearly all of my free time working on an update to my book, Chasing Hope. I switched the way my book will … Continue reading More from Beaufort North Carolina!
In my last post, I mentioned that I'd share more Beaufort, NC inspiration. I'm back today to share a handful of homes from Front Street. Beaufort's beautiful homes can be found throughout the old town area. But I do have to admit that I'm partial to the homes that face Taylor's Creek and Carrot Island. … Continue reading Beaufort’s Beautiful Homes