The Joy of Beginning

I love to try new things. Over the years I have dabbled in writing and art, cake decorating and yoga, jewelry making and sewing, scrapbooking and soap making, knitting and crocheting, mandolin and tin whistle playing. Although few of these activities have put money in my pocket – in fact, most of them have required […]

Summer’s End

The future started yesterday. ~ John Legend Grand Canyon, Arizona. All good things must come to an end, and so did this wondrous summer. But I sent it out with a bang. Last Wednesday morning, I boarded a Southwest jet, flew to Phoenix, rode the shuttle to my rental car, hopped in “my” Toyota Corolla, […]

Summer Adventures

Italy was everything I hoped it would be. As I mentioned in my last post, I had the privilege of attending the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Acqui Terme. My travel companions Yoonsook, Soojung, Qin, Dr. Thomas, and I.  The path to our hotel. Acqui Terme, Italy. Leftover from Roman times. Acqui Terme, Italy. Thermal […]

Italy Bound

By the time you see this post, I will be in Italy. That’s right. ITALY! The one in EUROPE! As I write these words, I am in the final stages of preparation for the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Acqui Terme, Italy. Click HERE for details. For the next couple of weeks, I will be […]

TRADD STREET MYSTERIES by Karen White

Today I will be reviewing three volumes from Karen White’s best selling Tradd Street Mysteries series. Read all the way to the end and find out how you can win the entire five-book series! * * * * * * *  Karen White is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty novels, including Flight […]

TRAVELING LIGHT by Lynne Branard

From the publisher: This novel was inspired by real-life events: when the author was working at a hospice agency, an unclaimed box of ashes—with her agency’s business card attached—was discovered in a storage facility. Branard became intrigued by how the remains of someone could get lost—and how the discovery could be the perfect catalyst for […]