Look up when you’re walking

Look up when you’re walking

As it gets colder out I notice my tendency to look down as I walk. I bundle up against the cold, and keep my face shielded from the wind. But it’s not just cold weather that keeps me from looking up and noticing what’s around me as I walk. And it’s not just me. I’m...
I’m a good mother

I’m a good mother

Okay, this is hard to write. Years ago my husband said to me, “It’s as if you didn’t get enough love when you were a child, so you have an endless need for love and affection now.” At the time I was astounded with how much he understood me. It was like he found the...
I’m aiming for an A-

I’m aiming for an A-

I was having a discussion with someone recently about how hard we all try (well, okay, about how hard I try). At everything. Really, at everything. Even though I think I’ve stopped trying that hard. They recommended I aim for an A-, instead of an A. “Instead of an A,”...
It doesn’t have to be big to be powerful

It doesn’t have to be big to be powerful

It doesn’t have to be big to be powerful. Again, a yoga instructor’s insightful thoughts. Perhaps you think that all I do is go to yoga? At times I wish that were true. Obviously you realize that I’m spending too much time and effort during my yoga practices trying to...
Here we go again!

Here we go again!

I recently hired an editor to help me with my manuscript. What an amazing experience! I do think and believe that it’s much stronger now. Tighter. More descriptive. A more compelling read. I certainly hope it is. The next step is to send the manuscript out to agents...