Just Write

As I try to talk myself into making the time (when there is little to be had) and doing my damnedest to write and send in my first two magazine submissions this week, this advice from the phenomenal author Anne Lamott is timely and inspiring. “Oh my God, what if you wake up some day, […]

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.”

The Dalai Lama has an applicable wise statement for all possible feelings and conditions. I try to remember this one. “Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. ” Today I underwent the most painful procedure for my nerve disorder. I imagine the flawed brain surgery was much worse, but I was blessedly asleep! I knew this […]

My Song

There is always at least one, usually more, songs that you hear and think, “Oh, my god! This was written about me, for me or to me.” Whether you have just starting dating a new person, and your heart beats with new passion and excitement, your body quivers just hearing their voice, or when they […]



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I was 17 when I became infatuated with Angelina Jolie. It was 2001 and Tomb Raider was about to come out. Hollywood, the media, tabloids, everything seemed a little different back then. It wasn’t so immediate around the clock. There was less internet and no social media. An half hour interview…

No Internet Panic

I make most of the money that keeps the bills paid online. Each morning starts the same. I try to decipher the scrawl I’ve written while half asleep, and struck with awesome blog post or new product to make. I also write a  lengthy to-do list for the following day each evening.  I turn on […]

Away I Go

My sincere apologies to any remaining readers, who  patiently wait during my extended absences from blogging due to more health problems. Now it is possible I have hypothyroidism or I am pre-diabetic, Whatever the cause I feel like a zombie must days, stumbling through the day, traveling to each specialist to hear his or her […]

Speculoos Cookie Butter Smoothie Recipe

My husband and I finally made our first trip to a Trader Joe’s several weeks ago. Trader Joe’s grocery stores have found their way into North Texas, but the closest one is still 45 minutes from where we live. I was most excited to check out their snack selection (it’s obviously not very practical to…

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