To Build…

It is Friday and that means I am again linking up with several lovely writers over at Kate's Five Minute Friday spot! (If you aren't familiar, every friday we free-write for just FIVE minutes, prompted by one word. This week's word is BUILD.) ~ The foundation was shaky, shattered, torn. I was broken, this I [...]

Where I am…

Hello, and happy Friday. (also, happy February, finally!) It's that time, once again, where I join the cool kids and write inspired by the Five Minute Friday prompt, linking up over at the FMF site. Let's dive right in, then... (Full disclosure, My dog Elenor's squeaky toy is providing my writing music so no telling [...]

For the love of a good film…

I have never been very into sports. Sometimes our American culture can seem so sports obsessed that my disinterest would almost feel like an unpatriotic act of rebellion, but it isn't like that, I promise! While sports may not always be my thing, shouldn't it really mean something when a sports movie touches my spirit [...]

Dog Days {of Summer…}

I've talked about it here before, but two years ago this month I unexpectedly lost my beloved life companion Paisley. It was a fast, tragic and deeply severing loss. About eight months later I opened my heart up to love an amazingly tiny little blue-tick beagle I lovingly named Knightley and when he died just [...]

I’ll show you my brave…

Brave to you will likely look very different then it does to me... I was recently challenged to consider the bravest thing I have done. I thought, instead, of all of the courage and bravery I have seen in the people I know and love. I have friends who have literally chased down muggers/assailants. I [...]