The Photos

I just wanted to post a quick note about the photos that are now decorating my site. I'm using photos that my husband and I took while traveling. The header is a photo from the trail in Tallulah Gorge, GA. The photo for the "Outside Works" page is from western South Dakota. I think it … Continue reading The Photos


When Words Count Retreat

For a long time my dream has been to complete a novel and see it in print.  I've been writing since I was a child and have started so many stories.  This time, I am determined to finish the novel.  In November of 2014, I wrote 50,000 words of the novel during National Novel Writing … Continue reading When Words Count Retreat

Road Trip for Writing

A few months ago I told you the story of how I won and booked a writing retreat.  At that time, it seemed to be very far off but today it is so close that it seems time has flown.  Tomorrow morning I will be packing up my car and heading east for Vermont and … Continue reading Road Trip for Writing

Writing Retreat!

This story starts with my wonderful maternal aunt.  She spotted a contest for a writing retreat and sent me the link on Facebook.  I entered with no expectations and visited their website.  It looked nice so I figured even if I didn't win, it would be a nice place to stay.  Time moved forward with … Continue reading Writing Retreat!