Tag Archives: inspiration

Sunrise over Mount Rainier

My apologies for the extended absence from the blogisphere without explanation. I have been working on getting a self-help book traditionally published, and there are a lot of nuts and bolts under the publishing hood I never knew about. I … Continue reading

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A Special Edition—One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Revisited

My uncle was coming to the close of his life. In and out of the hospital, experiencing a part of life he never imagined. Taking him to cancer treatments. Watching him struggle to breathe. One Monday, he asked me why … Continue reading

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The Hands of Heaven

Sometimes it pays to commute. A few weeks ago I road shot gun during the evening commute. The traffic lights turned green and the clouds opened their hands to give us this . . . Have a slice on me. … Continue reading

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Eagles Soaring

On an early Sunday morning drive in Steilacoom, Washington, we spotted a group of bald eagles flying above our car. My Smart phone is too old to do them justice. I captured two of the eight birds that circled above … Continue reading

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We’re In This Together: Celebrating Writers Who Persevere

Some of you may have noticed the top tool in my Writer’s Toolbox widget is Writer’s Helping Writers so today I am jazzed to be part of Writers Persevere!, an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running … Continue reading

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The Memory of a Sunset

The sun blazed fiery reds and oranges across the evening clouds over the Puget Sound on that Saturday evening in August. A cool breeze blew across the water, taking the edge off the day’s heat. Seattle’s buzzing faded with the … Continue reading

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A Special Edition—Safe Travels This Holiday Season

With thoughts turning toward travel and family and holidays, here’s to clear roads ahead no matter the weather. Here’s to unexpected romance, in unexpected places. Here’s to inspiration from what nature gives us. And should you not get the gift … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: Halloween 2016, 4 Days and Counting

Only four days left until Halloween!!! It feels like I’m 7-years-old, waiting for Santa. Except I play Santa. Woohoo. A rain storm wreaked havoc with our decorations. Our animated coffin needed a 911. It crash landed on a tombstone. Wet … Continue reading

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A Special Edition—A Can of “It’s A Wonderful Life Whoop Ass”

Remember Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” and good ole George Bailey, who planned to travel the world but ended up saving his home town without recognizing his own worth? George believed the savings and loan failed with Mr. Potter … Continue reading

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A Special Edition—One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

My uncle is coming to the close of his life. In and out of the hospital, experiencing a part of life he never imagined. Taking him to cancer treatments. Watching him struggle to breathe. Monday, he asked me why I … Continue reading

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