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Monthly Archives: July 2017

After the Tears Dry (Excerpt)

Marcie had been married to a politician for twenty-five years.  At their anniversary dinner, he let her know he was filing for divorce. Since they had just been through a rigorous campaign, she wasn’t prepared for this announcement especially since they were supposed to be celebrating their…

Remembering. To You a Nobody…You are Wrong…I’m a Somebody

Be comfortable in your own skin, no one can make you feel less than you are but you. I had an opportunity to practice all that I have been writing about lately. I have had this experience before, but this time, I didn’t experience the same emotions.  In…

Daughter or Son Dearest Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle

  I hear from moms of teens how their daughters don’t want them to look old. They criticize what their mothers wear.  Here the moms have spent the lives of their daughters encouraging them and nurturing them, now   daughters are undermining the self-confidence and decisions of the…

Affirmations ~ Counteract the ads on television

Mirror, Mirror on the wall….. If I gave you a mirror and gave you five minutes to examine your image, I would bet you would you spend those minutes examining what is wrong with your image. Why am I so sure you would do this? Whether you believe CBS…

Mindfulness – What does that have to do with Mario Kart?

There are many things that you can do to relieve stress. You can exercise. Walking helps. I do it when I am stuck when writing or angry or trying to figure out a problem. Now remember I’m the one who was so busy thinking about curriculum I needed to…