A Storyteller's Journey

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I had finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up: a storyteller.

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What’s In My Book Bag?

To say that the past few months have been busy would be an understatement. We have decided to build a house, so there are a thousand and one things to get done before we move. We have a contract to... Continue Reading →

40th Year Reading Project: My Life in France

It's been a crazy busy time for me and I'm a little worried that I won't be able to get all 40 of the books I chose for this project read in a year. We shall see! For March, I... Continue Reading →

Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti

Okay, so I'm not a fan of confetti. Or glitter for that matter. All those teeny, tiny pieces littering the floor and furniture...makes me shudder. But my planner reminded me this month that we should not be stingy with kindness.... Continue Reading →

Finding Inspiration

What inspires you? Is it beautiful music? A piece of art? Your children? There are countless ways for us to find inspiration to do all sorts of things no matter our age or stage in life. Sometimes I am intentional... Continue Reading →


According to psychotherapist Virginia Satir: "We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth." Hmm, I think I need to get some more hugs in. It seems... Continue Reading →


One of the best things I've done for this year is set some goals. What a difference it makes! Last year, I felt like a hamster running in a wheel, never stopping, and never getting anywhere. This year with a... Continue Reading →

For My 40th Year

Today is my 39th birthday. About a year ago I found an article which listed books to read before turning 40. I thought it was a great idea, but I wasn't crazy about the suggestions. So, in keeping with my... Continue Reading →

Literary Ladies – The Brontë Sisters

As I've reflected on my reading during my teen years, I realized that I must have gone through a Goth period. I read a lot of Poe, relishing in his spine-tingling horrors. Tolstoy was also a favorite. From what I... Continue Reading →

We All Need Somebody to Lean On

Motherhood can be downright lonely sometimes. Although we are surrounded by our children, whom we love deeply, there are times when we need something more than they can offer us. We need to hear that what we are going through... Continue Reading →

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