Have you ever had a future goal that stirred in your heart every single day? You thought about it from every angle and imagined your success, yet somehow, it never quite took flight.
BOOK REVIEW Diane Chamberlain’s Big Lies in a Small Town grabbed me from the first line. She crafts a tale that expertly weaves the past of Anna Dale, an artist in a 1940 North Carolina town with present day Morgan, already living with regrets and secrets of her own. Morgan is cornered into reconstructing the post […]
When facing uncertainty in the midst of a global pandemic, racial strife, political upheavals, raging wildfires, and sweeping hurricanes; who do we trust? The future can seem like blurry images instead of the sparkling scenes we once dreamed.
We all have some motivation or we would never get up in the morning or make it to work or even fix a cup of coffee. When we talk about a lack of motivation, it has more to do with those non-preferred or seemingly less than glamorous activities like sweating, denying ourselves something fun, or […]
I don’t know about you, but when I hear the phrase mid-life crisis I immediately picture a balding man speeding away in his convertible red sports car, leaving his devastated family behind. Whatever your picture is, I would like to challenge your thinking about the life cycle we all thought of as impossibly old when […]
Is your child anxious about returning to school? The better question is; why wouldn’t you be anxious? First of all, every typically developing human experiences anxiety on a regular basis. The surge of adrenaline, oxygen, and hormones that accompanies anything beyond the mundane routine of daily life is familiar to us all. If fact, our […]
BOOK REVIEW Lisa Wingate doesn’t shy away from giving a heart wrenching portrayal of individual suffering caused by some of the greatest injustices ever faced. Her newest release, The Book of Lost Friends is giving me a front seat view of historical events of the 1875 period of Reconstruction in the deep South of Louisiana. I’m […]
The last car turned out of the drive, leaving a puff of dust in its wake. I turned to my husband with a weary smile. “Another family night in the books.” We strolled along the pebbled walkway toward the open grill, passing through the smoky scent of hamburgers and brats that trickle through the gentle […]