July Reads

  Wow! July was a banner month for finishing books at my house! 14 books in 4 weeks. How did I do it? I might have had something to do with great books—the kind that don’t let you put them down for any length of time and keeping you reading far past your bedtime! So […]

A Book Raffle Fundraiser

Maddy Freeland, the daughter of my dear friend Lori Freeland, is taking a gap year next year and going on mission with YWAM to New Zealand. So she is currently raising the money to cover her costs. Several of Lori’s author friends have banded together to help.  For just a few dollars per entry, you […]

Things That Make Me Smile

I don’t know about you, but these summer days isolated and indoors can make me a bit blue. So I found some things in my house that make me smile. Come over to Inspired by Life … and Fiction to see my list. 

June Reads

Ah, June. You brought me some great reads! Everything from a classic to contemporaries to historicals.  Howard’s End by E.M. Forester I do love this story. I think it is such an interesting character study. Lots of intriguing insights into the way people think and act. I re-read it after watching the 2017 BBC mini […]

Our Anniversary Adventure

We had a wonderful culinary adventure to celebrate our anniversary. Come visit me on Inspired by Life … and Fiction to hear all about it!

Traveling Through Fiction

I’m on the Inspired by Life … and Fiction blog today! While staying at home these past few months, I’ve traveled to some interesting places through books. (Not even all fiction, but mostly!) Have you “been” to any of these places? Come over and join the conversation!

Debut Novelist Kimberly Duffy

  Today I’m giving my spot on Inspired by Life … and Fiction to debut novelist Kimberly Duffy. Come on over and read the heart behind her fiction. And then maybe you’ll want to go buy her book for yourself!   

May Reads

  Sorry to be a day late. My excuse? Being in Boston with my daughter! My reading slowed a bit this month, likely because we could finally get out and about a bit more. And the fact that I was deep into an editing job. And that I spent 10 days celebrating my sweet girl’s […]

She’s Always An Adventure!

Do you remember your first few days, weeks—years!—with your first child? How everything was new and different. You were in over your head, never having faced any of these situations in quite the same way before. If your firstborn is anything like mine, that child has never ceased to be your adventure! My daughter is […]