Free Promo for Authors

To all my author friends and acquaintances: I just signed on with http://askdavid.com/free-book-promotion to have STAIRWAY TO MY HEART promoted for FREE.  Just follow the link above, complete a short questionnaire about your book, and voila! You're done and in the queue for promotion. Once my promo page is active, I'll provide a link here for you [...]

By | 2012-09-09T23:10:40+00:00 September 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recycle Ideas

Today I'd like to share with you some nifty recycle ideas. Feel free to copy them or use them to inspire you in new ways. The first three items are courtesy of  Recycled Art Foundation. Plastic spoons make an awesome wreath! An old boat becomes a garden bench and shelter: Does your cat love to [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:33+00:00 September 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment


Every now and then I run across something that fits into more than one category of my life.  As I was browsing through Pinterest yesterday, looking for inspiration pieces for Book #2 of The Bridgewater Chronicles, I came across a recipe for cornbread that looked good. Following it back to its origin, I stumbled upon [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00 August 1st, 2012|General Observations, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Feel Good

Today is Primary Day here in Florida. So, bright and early this morning (okay, not so bright but definitely early) I pulled my car into a spot at the polling place in my precinct. I was one of the first few to arrive on my way to work. I saw a few really early people exiting [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 January 31st, 2012|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments


Each of us has traditions that we've grown up with. Some are family traditions that have stayed with us since childhood. Others are traditions that we've created with our own family. And then there are the things that have always been done in a traditional manner.In the short span of time from the beginning of [...]

By | 2012-01-18T21:17:52+00:00 January 18th, 2012|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lost, Found, Lost Again

Why is it that family members feud? I can understand immediate family members sometimes don't get along. But what annoys me is when something happened a generation or two back and folks carry on because 'we don't associate with that side of the family'. I knew from an early age that we (mom, dad, and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 January 9th, 2012|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments


Homonyms are words that sound alike yet have different meanings. Now, before you decide that organizing your sock drawer would be a better use of your time, hear me out please. Consider this: you find yourself about to make a trip to the grocery store when you realize that it is almost time for your family [...]

By | 2012-01-02T19:50:24+00:00 January 2nd, 2012|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Table Manners for Tots

Today I am welcoming guest blogger Emily Patterson. Emily is the Marketing Coordinator of Primrose Schools Day Care (http://www.primroseschools.com/) with an accredited curriculum, optimized to help children to build a foundation for a future of success. It may seem like an old-fashioned idea to teach children table manners, but some things never go out of [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 December 28th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seriously Christmas

I love Christmas! As long as I can remember, and that is well over fifty years, Christmas has been my favorite holiday. Hailing from the Northeast, my version of a perfect Christmas is having a tree full of decorations and lights, gaily wrapped presents, and our special Christmas Eve dinner. Later the family would go [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 December 20th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gifts Made in the USA

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, that can only mean many people have Christmas or holiday shopping on their to-do list. I have long been a believer in something home made - many years I will make gifts whether baked or crocheted by me. However, for those of you who don't have the time or [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00 November 18th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments