On the verge of breakthrough?

Every challenge you encounter in life is a fork in the road. You have the choice to choose which way to go – backward, forward, breakdown or breakthrough. ― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha In September, I “reclaimed my sass” as a creative individual. The month started out strong. I practiced the piano and started a couple of […]


We’re just two weeks into the new school year and I’m already exhausted. I’ve been fighting my first “bug” of the season – congestion, cough, aches, and fatigue – and I had to check Rock Star out of school this morning because he was feeling unwell, too. And judging by the way the dog keeps […]

Friday Wrap-Up

It’s been a busy week here, keeping the home fires burning while back to the business of piano teaching, beading and adding new items to my Etsy store, working on my novel, training for my next 5K, and reading when I’m too tired to do anything else. People sometimes ask me how I manage to […]

My Writing Mission Statement

A personalized coffee mug does not a writer make.But having one doesn’t hurt. Here, as promised in Monday’s blog post, is my writing mission statement. To encourage, inspire and empower others by writing stories about strong individuals who do not allow life’s obstacles stand in the way of their dreams. To be an active participant […]