Popping the Fourteener Cherry

Starting in the dark the excitement and nerves could hardly be contained–it was happening. This wasn’t just a bucket list item, this was a personal win and a moment to savor. When I put “hike a fourteener” on my official … Continue reading

Growth Comes In Faceplants

Yep. Some Days Are Like That. I totally get it sweetheart. In fact, I have recently felt just like this. A surprise faceplant can leave us all wondering exactly what just happened. Every now and then when life is good … Continue reading

The Just Because Bucket

Do you have a just because bucket? You know, those items on your bucket list that have no particular rhyme or reason but somehow make the list anyway. Just because. More than likely these types of items are not blow-your-socks-off … Continue reading

Overcoming Grief And Loneliness

Overcoming Grief And Loneliness About to attend another funeral this weekend (one of several within the last three weeks), it’s not exactly how one pictures themselves spending the holidays or starting off a new year. Ever. My heart goes out … Continue reading

Forget Resolutions

Forget Resolutions. Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s talk New Year’s theme words. Maybe it’s time to throw out your usual New Year’s Resolutions and instead try on a “theme word” for the new year. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all … Continue reading

Getting Published. An Author’s Journey.

Click here to listen to the Toginet Radio podcast of “An Author’s Journey” Getting published. Wow, is that ever a story. I  just recently did a one-hour podcast interview on Toginet on “An Author’s Journey,” and although it’s a little … Continue reading