Writing and Shooting and Learning, Oh My!

I’ve been writing my novel for a few years now. I’ve written some short stories in between and even got one published. I think I can come up with some pretty good ideas, but research and facts are always needed, especially in murder mysteries. How would I know the key pieces to determine a real … Continue reading

Finding Out What’s Important

This has been an interesting year for me. Both good interesting and bad interesting. I’ve been stressed, spread myself thin, sad, happy, up, down, frustrated, angry and relieved. Everything. It started out pretty damn good. I started my own business and took a class to build a business plan; find some direction. That’s probably a … Continue reading

Kick Your Cold To the Curb

I’m re-posting this blog from the end of last year because so many people I know are getting hit hard by colds. Including me. A few weeks ago I was down for an entire week with a bad cold that had me tired, aching, spacey, coughing, and binge watching Netflix between naps. In the past … Continue reading

Overcoming the Winter Blues

The days get shorter, the sun seems almost nonexistent, and the funk settles in. That’s funk with an “f” not a “ph” so you know it’s not the good kind. You don’t want to dance, you’re moody, you sleep a lot. And it takes tremendous effort to pull yourself out of it. For about 10% … Continue reading

Resolutions, Schmesolutions

New Year’s resolutions are generally meant to inspire us to do and be better. A better version of ourselves. We resolve to lose weight, to stop smoking, to eat better. I don’t know about you, but when I used to make resolutions, they didn’t stick. I would jump in with both feet and make all … Continue reading

Warding Off Colds and Flu

It’s hard to avoid the colds flying around when you have to go to work or have kids or are out shopping in large crowds or… you get the point. And now we hear from the CDC that the flu shot they gave us this year isn’t going to work. So what can you do … Continue reading

New Hat

I’ve entered into a transition phase for work. This change has been a long time coming. I have worked for many kinds of businesses, but there has been one common theme with every single job I have held: helping people. From helping the sales person with their client presentation to helping clients schedule appointments and … Continue reading