Canine Assistants

I have a friend–a very good friend–who works with an organization called Canine Assistants based in Alpharetta, Georgia. If you haven’t heard of it, don’t be surprised. They are just a small group of wonderfully kind, dedicated people who train dogs to assist people who need a little or a lot of help. My friend…

The Gift of 2020

While I’ve been cursing the firestorm 2020 has been, and like everyone else I am counting the seconds until January 1, 2021, I paused today to think if there were any lessons to learn. Turns out there is a very important one, perhaps the most important of all, a lesson we could not have learned…

Water

I love to watch a program called “Moving Art” on Netflix. The beautiful time-lapse films of Louis Schwartzberg set to soothing instrumentals make me feel calm and peaceful, and set the tone for a weekend of writing and reflection. Today, I started with “Waterfalls,” and it has given me a welcome pause in the midst…

No Skeptics Allowed!

I write romance because I BELIEVE in things. I believe there are more good people than bad. I believe every person has important gifts to offer the world. I believe the world is a place of astonishing beauty, and humans have the ability to enhance that beauty through art, music, architecture, gardening, and countless other…

Hope

Did you know that there is no such thing as darkness? Darkness is not a thing. Light is a thing. Light is generated from a source like the sun, like fire, like electricity. Darkness is not created–it is the baseline. We control how much light there is, and that is how we determine whether or…