Counting my Blessings #Inspirational #Life


This holiday season I'm counting my blessings With so much craziness in the world, I'm finding it more important than ever to be grateful for what I have such as a relatively healthy family, food for our tummies, and a warm roof over our heads. There are many who lack these basic necessities, and there …

Geometry in Nature #SundayStills #photography


Terri Webster Schrandt gave us a challenge to find geometric angles in this week's Sunday Stills. You can join in here. There are plenty of interesting shapes in the rocks and seed pods from a dandelion in the picture above. I think the universe is pure geometry - basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and …

Shades of Gray- #SundayStills #PhotographyChallenge


This week's Sunday Stills Challenge is the theme of GRAY. Stop by and check out Terri Webster Schrandt's blog here to join in the challenge. May is full of bright, beautiful color in my part of the world, but it can be moody at times, as well. (Kind of like me, lol) The photo above …

Giving my Cat Some Love- #SundayStills #photography


This week's Sunday Stills Challenge is hosted on Marsha Ingrao's beautiful #blog. Check it out and join in here. The photo above is our girl, Harley. She's a 9 yr. old calico with attitude 🙂 In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.Terry Pratchett We've taken her walking on the …

Visiting #CanadaBeaches- #SundayStills


Sunday Stills Photo Challenge Cathy Ryan from Picture This is hosting the #SundayStills challenge while Terri Webster Shrandt is away. This week's theme- beautiful beaches. You can join the challenge here. Stormy waters facing Fisgard lighthouse Whether stormy or calm, the beach near our home is fascinating. Posing Logs from the mills up island drift …

Pacific Northwest- #SundayStills #Photography


Sunset at Esquimalt Lagoon. Can you see the Blue Heron? This week, Terri Webster Schrandt gives us the challenge of showing our state/provincial symbols on #SundayStills You can join the challenge here. From the Spirit Bear to towering cedars, British Columbia is a land of beauty and mystery. Fog lingering after one of our winter …

February is National #Bird Feeding Month #Nature #SundayStills


Since moving to the west coast, DH and I have quickly become avid bird watchers. Being in Canada, we know how important it is to have food out for our feathered friends, but I hadn't realized February was National Bird Feeding Month! Check out Terri Schrandt's interesting #blog to learn more and to participate in …

Practising Murder by Erin Unger #Suspense #BookReview


Graduate student Maddie Clare is never talking to her ex-boyfriend Joze Evans or God again. Still broken from Joze's betrayal, Mattie has to go home for her Aunt Lonna's funeral. But after a run-in with a stalker who insists Maddie knows the secret that had Aunt Lonna investigating him, Mattie is afraid for her life …

#FreebieFriday- #Suspense Edition


Of all the books I've written, Maggie's Revenge was the hardest. Maggie is a DEA agent who has been through hell. She went undercover in order to track a human trafficking ring and ended up in the hands of a monster. In book #6 of the Wounded Hearts series, Maggie has a chance to escape …

#FreebieFriday #BeachRead Edition


Summer Reading I don't know about you, but I find it extremely hard to concentrate on my writing in the summer. I'd much sooner be outside, in the garden, or lounging under the cherry tree reading all the amazing books on my TBR pile (which is ready to run away and hide, it's so tall! …