It’s done. I published my first book. I didn’t think my first book would be a cookbook, but I’m pretty proud of it. Yes, there are edits already to be … Continue reading Officially an Author
Self-publishing in Secret
This year I created something special for my family, friends and connections-all in secret!
Zebra Wrangling: Managing those pesky symptoms
In late summer 2018, I took a trip with my mother to Entwistle, Alberta, in Canada where her mother was born. It had been over a year since I had … Continue reading Zebra Wrangling: Managing those pesky symptoms
A Decade with A Dog
I’ve written a little about my background with other dogs before mine, and then how Athena Brooke came to be at my side, so you may want to catch up … Continue reading A Decade with A Dog
Where I’m From: An Original Poem
Wondering why I’ve decided to share so many poems lately? Well, tomorrow, March 21st IS World Poetry Day! Here’s my next one, which actually was recorded first in this particular … Continue reading Where I’m From: An Original Poem
Screaming Secrets: An Original Poem
Screaming Secrets The wronged shrieked from their fingertips, silenced no longer, Empowered by consent, Enraged from words not welcomed to say, stuffed inside, eating the polite curtains away … Continue reading Screaming Secrets: An Original Poem
The Ink in Our Veins
When I entered the family history center that stormy April afternoon, I had one thing on my mind; I had never seen a photo of my father’s father. I was 46 and I had never seen my grandfather’s face.
I typed his name into the search bar on the site, Newspapers.com, “George R. Slighte,” the results came back instantly.
One week ago today, my fourth grandchild was born. She is the first child of my last child; the baby girl of my baby girl. Yes, I am a happy … Continue reading Grandma Duty
One Year Ago
Today marks one year since I woke up, preparing for one of the most difficult days of my 50 years, and saw the news a dear friend, Maria Mills Greenfield … Continue reading One Year Ago
A Veterans Day Thank You
I want to talk about the many brave men and their families who make up the Veteran heritage that I have discovered during my genealogical inquiries. My grandfather, George Ronald … Continue reading A Veterans Day Thank You