Inspiration from Poppins: England

“Anything can happen if you let it.” This somewhat comical and very inspirational song in Mary Poppins, my favorite Disney movie, though honestly, it’s a tossup with Beauty and the Beast. Mary Poppins is one of my favorite Disney heroines whose lyrics I try to live out. This song is so inspirational and urges you […]

5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque

The cheerful ringing of the chimes outside my door wakes me. Sitting up I yawn languidly and think pleasant thoughts of coffee, scones, and my hike through El Yunque National Forest. It seems ages since I drifted into this memory, floating still in my head like a balloon without a string. It was quite a trek […]

5:45; Writing and Jam

Coffee and Saskatoon jam in Kansas. Anyway, this jam is the Coup De Grâce of jams

Falling to Daughter Zion: Preview

“The last thing she could remember hearing was a sharp click, a warm hand over her mouth and seeing the glistening mahogany floor, falling quickly towards her

Blazing Heat of Summer and Black Coffee Philosophy

Wishful thinking is like black coffee it gets me up in the morning. 

Following the Light of Truth- Giving you Hope for the Future

There’s a small light of inspiration in each of us that determines the direction of our lives. Like a ship set out at sea we journey careening on the uncertain waves to a destination unknown. But facing each wave with the same braveness and vigor, dwindling sometimes, but regaining strength through each cascading tumult. every […]

Powdered Sweet Memories

“The campfire smoke obscuring Orion like a wedding veil.”

Lace, Coffee and Hope for a Bright Future

As I scrolled through the registry of tartans, I glanced across mine a simple green and red, my family tartan, which I’m so proud to hold. My hot cup of coffee in one hand and hours of bedrest ahead of me I had taken on the task of learning the language Scottish-Gaelic and literally engrossing […]