Terrible at Keeping Secrets

I don’t really have a BIG secret. However, this one is important to me (and hopefully, you!). Last year, I decided on two new writing projects. Oh my, how the work tied me in knots. I was still working on my third romantic comedy mystery.  I’ve plowed through and turned it in. I’m working on…

Noteworthy

Recently, Handsome and I traveled to Italy and boarded a small ship to sail the Adriatic Sea. I like to journal when traveling. I jot down what we did, the weather (unbelievably hot), good–good and bad, but mostly good, people we met, aches and pains, etc. I took a keyboard which bluetoothed with my iPhone…

Something new!

    Well, lots of somethings new around here. First and foremost: a baby girl will be added to my family. We’re so excited to welcome her. My #1son is about to jump out of his skin. Second: a new book released–Sommerville days. Many of you know my love for stories with fun and sassy…

The Great Outdoors

  …is the view right outside my office window. Why is that important?   My desk where I play What if??? is adjacent to a large window, and when stuck, I take a look outside. Invariably, I’m inspired by the massive red oak trees in my front yard, the leaves changing from dark green to…

Mommy, Would You Read to Me?

I remember the days when Mom and I snuggled on the couch in the family room and she read aloud to me. Being immersed in the pages and studying the illustrations was nirvana. I specifically remember about age six asking her to read aloud, and she said, “You can read.” I said, “Only out loud.”…

Being Creative

I admit—I’m addicted to the Holiday Baking Championship shows. The Thanksgiving, holiday, Easter, bake-off with champions, kids. All of them.