blogging

:) Sunshine Blogger Award

Thanks so much to Ezee Shad for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. This is a peer recognition award for bloggers that inspire positivity and joy. OK, there are several icons for this award. This is the funniest by far... Her blog is glowupwithshad.wordpress.com. Take a look! Rules of the award Thank the blogger… Continue reading ūüôā Sunshine Blogger Award

family life

61 things that are still perfect in a really messed-up world

"Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens; bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens." Rodgers & Hammerstein, My Favorite Things Doesn't everyone have such a list? Here is mine, assembled on a sunny, spring morning... Last but not least, sunrise. A new day. ūüôā The smell of coffee perking, chocolate melting, slicing into a perfect… Continue reading 61 things that are still perfect in a really messed-up world

outdoors

Savoring winter

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn." Hal Borland, American journalist/nature writer This time of year, I try to think like a skier, savoring what remains of winter rather than looking longingly at the March and April calendar pages. It's winter. And, while spring-like warmth is sneaking in a bit here and there,… Continue reading Savoring winter

books, writing

Last day of giveaway!

Last chance for a FREE escape from the holiday frazzles. My chick-lit e-book Dune Girl¬†is¬†FREE at Amazon Kindle¬†until 11:59 p.m. California time today. Tuck a copy into your Kindle, smart phone, tablet or other device as an uplifting, humorous break to the holiday crush. Even better,¬†share¬†this giveaway with friends just all over the place. It… Continue reading Last day of giveaway!

books, writing

T-day giveaway!

Feeling the holiday stress? A break is here for the taking. My chick-lit e-book Dune Girl¬†is¬†FREE at Amazon Kindle¬†today through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday California¬†time. Tuck a copy into your Kindle, smart phone, tablet or other device as an uplifting, humorous break to the holiday crush. Even better,¬†share¬†this giveaway with friends just all over the place.… Continue reading T-day giveaway!