I Cannot Write Well These Days

I thought I would be able to start writing my blog posts three times a week, as I had before John passed away. But I am not there yet. I apologize for any inconvenience. I am writing on my projects, but that can be edited. When I blog, I want to respect you by posting …

What Makes Me a Writer?

Special note to my followers:  Thank you for your patience while I took the month of August off.  My dear husband passed away peacefully at home as I held his hand on August 2.  I wrote sporadically on my book during the month, but mostly I just grieved and began the journey of healing.  Thank …

Time Off

When the going gets tough... Dear readers, I am still writing, as I sit at my husband's bedside. PBC and hepatocellular cancer are completing their destruction of his body. Often I stare, memorizing his face. When the lights are off and there are only shadows, I run my hands over his, memorizing every crease, every …

A House of Stone

Photo Friday Challenge - July 12, 2019 When I first laid eyes on this house years ago, I fell in love with it. A house made of stone! Whenever I drive past it, I cannot help but stare. The dreams and the stories I have had about this house would fill an entire journal, if …

One Writer’s Story

Motivational Monday Writing Challenge - 7.8.2019 A friend tagged me on Facebook with a quote that goes something like this:  When people throw stones at you, don’t throw them back.  Pick them up and build something great!  This reminds me of the writing life.  You know what I mean – that dreaded conversation.  “What do …