The blessings of friendship in life & books

Returning from my blog hiatus, I welcome new subscribers and send warm wishes to you all. Along with family, both my romances and women’s fiction celebrate the blessings of friendship. The bonds I share with friends are amongst the most important in my life and I...

Changing my sleep & changing my life

Some of us, like Tech Guy and Floppy Ears, can sleep anytime, anywhere. That’s not me. However, in the past month, I’ve slept better than I have in years. While I may never be a consistently “good sleeper,” I’m on track to becoming a “better” one. Sleep...

Living and writing about mothers and daughters

Before English Rose was born, I didn’t know whether I was having a boy or a girl. While I’d have loved a son as much as a daughter, part of me was relieved when the doctor announced the baby was a girl. As an only child with four girl cousins, I knew little about...

Life lessons from fiction

In her reader Facebook group, The Petal Garden, author friend Rosey Lee posts uplifting, feel-good content that brightens my day and makes me think too. One of Rosey’s recent posts led me to reflect about life lessons and I realized many of mine have come from...