Tag: balance

Is Balance Over-Rated?

 April 18, 2023

For most of my adult life I’ve tried to achieve some semblance of balance. I plan ahead, work ahead, and lay out what I need to do in order not to be swamped at the last minute. No matter how much I try, there are always those unexpected occurrences that lead to extra work. In […]

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Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

 August 10, 2016

  I’ve had a great July. I focused on writing the first draft of the next novel in my Dancing through Life Series. The only problem is that in order to do that, I had to neglect others aspects of writing and life. So now I’m playing catch-up, while trying to revise what I wrote […]

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Moms and Anger: A Blessing in Disguise? Excerpt

 May 11, 2015

Hope all mothers had a wonderful Mothers day! Continuing my series for the month of May is an excerpt from the second book in my Spirituality for Moms kindle series. Enjoy! WITCH MOM “Grr,” the alarm goes off. I roll over in bed. “Mom, it’s time to get up,” little voices echo. I growl and […]

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Writing in Relative Obscurity

 April 3, 2015

“The truth is most of us will continue to labor on in relative obscurity” – tweet by Women Writers I’m actually comforted by those words. I’m comfortable with obscurity. I’ve been writing in some form all of my life and have no problem with continuing in relative obscurity. I’m much more comfortable in the background […]

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Word Count Up-Date

 November 7, 2014

My pages for this week – word count 14,150! I work out at Planet Fitness two or three times a week. When I ride the stationary bike, I’m routinely treated to FOX News and the Food Network. I’ve become enamored with Cup Cake Wars on the Food Network. Each time I watch it, there is […]

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First Chapter Dancing on a High Wire

 October 21, 2014

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 50 cents of all Kindle pre-orders of will go the the American Cancer Society. First chapter follows. Dancing on a High Wire is also available in print through CreateSpace estore, click here. Chapter 1 She felt like she had been punched in the stomach. Nausea, dizziness, swept over her. “I […]

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Available for Kindle Pre-Sale

 October 8, 2014

What do you do when life knocks you off balance? Sara, a senior at Michigan State University, is looking forward to graduation and starting her life with her fiancé when he breaks off the engagement. Joy, a ballet instructor, is happily married and expecting her third child when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. Esther […]

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Go Big, Go Bold!

 May 1, 2014

Big and Bold! Anyone who knows me, knows this is not me. I’m neither big nor bold. I’m more like the church mouse who hides in the corner observing, or the invisible hands coming out to serve then disappearing. I’m not a social butterfly grabbing center stage. As a five on the Enneagram (for more […]

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