Archive for the ‘People I Love’ Category

I Wish I Could Type

I’ve been thinking about high school recently. Probably because I received an email that my (muttermutter-revealing age here)-th high school reunion is coming up this summer. I don’t have too many regrets from those years (not that I want to … Continue reading

My Favorite Children

My kids are ecstatic — counting the days, the hours, the minutes, until school is out. They only have four more days of school. I only have four more days of uninterrupted writing. I am a terrible mother. I know … Continue reading

Writing About Your Husband

Dave knew I was a writer when we got married, so he has no one but himself to blame for what’s about to go down. I keep telling myself that. No, I haven’t written a tell-all novel about his obsession … Continue reading

In Love with Terry Fator

Oh. My. Goodness. Did I have fun in Vegas? Yes. Did I win? No. (You have to play to win, I believe!) Did I fall in love? Oh, yes. I fell completely in love with Terry Fator. As in, Simon-Cowell-listening-to-Susan-Boyle … Continue reading

Good Friends

I’m having a friend over today. I would like to say I entertain often because I’m social, and I enjoy my friends’ company, but the truth is I would just as soon meet them for a cup of coffee at … Continue reading

Ups and Downs

First off, let’s get this straight: I love writing. I am happier now than I have ever been in my life (well, maybe except for that first year or two of teaching music at Memorial Primary in New Braunfels. I … Continue reading

My Daily Walk to the Idea Factory

Argh! I have so many ideas I can’t get them all into document format fast enough. For some reason, the picture books (PBs) have taken over my brain. I finished a church-themed one — don’t judge until you see it! … Continue reading

Motherhood Finally Paying Off

Hey, you know how some people say you have to wait until the kids are grown, have good jobs, and can afford to take their elderly mothers on fabulous safari vacations to see any pay-back from this whole mothering gig? … Continue reading

Written on the Heart – Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Happy Easter! (And Happy Birthday to me as well!) Here is an interesting Easter surprise: an essay I submitted last fall to a magazine for Christian leaders was published last month. Interested? Follow the link and check it out. Slightly … Continue reading