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Book Launch Joy

The folks who know me best know I have a love of books.  One that has me counting my books as some of my most prized possessions.  I have my favorites that I’ve had for many years, and I have books whose release dates are circled on my calendar.  I have books on my Kindle… Continue reading Book Launch Joy

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Family Jewels

So this is it.  An ordinary day that has really big things attached to it. And to be honest, I'm really excited. For every single day, three years in a row, I've sat down at some point during my day, usually after all have gone to bed and the house is quiet, and I've shared… Continue reading Family Jewels

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One Thousand

About a week ago, I happened to notice my blog post count.  It's not something I've watched since around number 500 or so.  So imagine my surprise when I saw the number and then counted on my fingers to discover that I would hit Post 1000 tonight. This is post 1000. I'm smiling at the… Continue reading One Thousand

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Dreams Come True, The Highway Don’t Care

Y'all know that Taylor Swift song--The Highway Don't Care?  Oops.  Just found out it is really attributed to Tim McGraw.  But she sings in it and she's Taylor after all (I live in a house dominated by females who LOVE TS, so my apologies, Mr. McGraw). The song basically says that despite all that is… Continue reading Dreams Come True, The Highway Don’t Care

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The Little Girl and Her Books–A Fairytale About Dreams Coming True

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who loved books. She loved them so much she practically gobbled up each one she held in her hands.  Her Mama took her to the library, and she still remembers signing for her first library card.  She would choose a half-dozen or more books and bring… Continue reading The Little Girl and Her Books–A Fairytale About Dreams Coming True

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Behind the Blog…..and What Comes Next

So, today, this happened. Yep.  Seven boxes of peaches. Peaches to share and peaches to prepare.  Peaches, peaches everywhere. It's what my people do.  Since I was little and we all sat around the table together with bowls and paring knives and more bowls, I have been a part of putting up peaches in the… Continue reading Behind the Blog…..and What Comes Next