And It Begins…

I thought that I would share just a little bit of what I’ve written so far in my novel-writing journey. Just a taste of what I’m trying to convey in the story of my leading character–whose name I’m not yet ready to share. Sorry. She’s still fragile and forming. But this little prelude has been […]

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A COVID Sabbath

COVID-19 has created a worldwide need to rethink the way we do things. The things we take for granted have fallen away and we’ve had to restructure our lives and our ways of doing everyday things. Work stopped being at an office desk and started happening at our kitchen tables or living room armchairs–or sometimes […]

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Note to Self

In writing the story I’m currently working on, after putting almost 47,000 words to “paper” I determined that the story was no longer going in the right direction nor was my main character portraying what I needed her to portray. So instead of starting over from scratch I decided I’d rework it, using some of […]

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Starting Over

Writing is a process. So says anyone who has done it, for money or for pleasure. Writing in some form has been a part of my life for most of the years I’ve known how to build words out of letters on paper. Most of my writing has been quite personal, in journals, diaries, and […]

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Here I Am Again

Life has been crazy lately, yeah? The entire world flipped a bit last year. COVID-19 popped its ugly little head into the world just as we were laying my father-in-law to rest–after pneumonia racked his body for most of 2019. It was a difficult season for us. We are thankful he is a peace, now […]

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The Borderline

I heard a new song when I turned on my Spotify, early Easter Sunday morning. The song, A Place Called Earth, by Jon Foreman (of Switchfoot) and Lauren Daigle. About how those of us who hold Christ dear to our hearts, long for heaven while we’re still standing on this planet Earth. It’s beautiful, powerful, […]

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Happy Birthday, Mom

April 19, 1932, 89 years ago, my mother was born in a small coastal town in Newfoundland, Canada. We had her on this earth for close to 81 years. She will be in my heart forever. She was funny and smart and a wizard with all green, growing things. And none of those things did […]

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