Defining Courage

Definition of Courage: the strength of character; will power; daring; fortitude.

Normal

I usually blow off comments about “normal” by quoting something I heard long ago… “Normal is just a setting on the dryer.” ~unknown But as much as I love that line, I’m putting it aside today while sharing some of my thoughts about life getting back to normal. I believe the time has come to…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, November 22

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN YOU VEER OFF THE PATH Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ~ Maya Angelou Jacquie Biggar  Losing one’s way can lead…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, November 8

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN YOU VEER OFF THE PATH Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. ~ Nicholas M….

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 11

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN THE ROAD GETS BUMPY. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” ~ Hannah Moore Sharon Wray…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 26

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~A.A. Milne Author/Poet Beverley Bateman “If I am worth anything later, I am…

CELEBRATING FALL

  Today, I’m celebrating Fall. It’s my favorite time of year. I love the cooler temps. For us in Texas that means, our highs are in the mid-80s. That doesn’t sound very cool to many of you, but remember on Monday of this week, we hit 100 with a high humidity. So many things are…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 19

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “People that are crazy enough to change the world, are the ones who do.” ~Rob Siltamen Pat Amsden “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your…

Seasons Change

by Pat Amsden The air was cool today, warm and sunny, but definitely fall and not the last remnants of hot summer days. Dogs played happily in the dog park and people were once again sitting inside and out at the local Starbucks. It was so good to sit back and bask in a sense…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 12

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” ~ Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Pat Amsden “The…

The Beach

The beach. My happy place and the place I get most of my inspiration for writing my books. My hubby (who I lovingly refer to in my blog as My Scot because he’s half Scottish) and I normally do a beach week in September or October. During this time, I plot out my next Jennifer…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 5

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”~ Lyndon B. Johnson Reggi Allder “All at once, summer collapsed into fall.” Pat Amsden…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, August 29

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!”~Donna Karan Reggi Allder “Summertime and the living is easy.” ~ George Gershwin Pat Amsden “You are never too old to set another…

To Be Thankful

I write second chance romantic suspense with happily ever afters. But given the current situation in our world, I almost wish I wrote dystopian fiction. Think dreadful fires in the west and northwest. Think of the people being burned out of their homes and losing their lives and livelihood. Think of the poor firefighters who’ve…