Grandma’s Christmas Oranges

What do oranges have to do with Christmas stockings? Busy putting up the garland and setting out the candles, I rushed around the house. Everything needed to be ready for Santa’s visit. I doublechecked all the gifts for the stockings, yet to be hung by the chimney. Balancing tins of cookies in one hand andContinue reading “Grandma’s Christmas Oranges”

I Loved You at Your Darkest

“I loved you at your darkest.” ~Romans 5:8 How would you describe the word dark? What comes to mind? Does your description look different now than it did at an earlier point in your life? Is it something you can visualize in your mind’s eye? Can you smell it or touch it? It’s amazing whatContinue reading “I Loved You at Your Darkest”

Do You Worry… Journal?

I write every day. It may not be a lot of words. It might not be for everyone to read. But I write every day. Lists Reminders Notes for future projects around the house And some days, even a chapter or two of a book. I have notebooks for just about everything under the sun.Continue reading “Do You Worry… Journal?”

Hello, September!

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald BOOK NEWS! The newest Resident Witch arrived in Castor County on August 25th!Bicycles and Broomsticks picks upwhere Cousins and Cauldrons left off– Sunny’s bookstore is runningsmoothly, with cousins Cecelia andLilia behind the counter. Theirbusiness’ neighbor, The SqueakyWheel, is ramping upContinue reading “Hello, September!”


The newest Resident Witch is arriving this week! Catch up with the Castor County crew as they settle in for some summer fun. They soon realize the newest addition to their group may just have been hiding in plain sight— in Lorry Landing! Paperback and Ebook will be available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble. EbookContinue reading “AVAILABLE ON AUGUST 25th!”

An Interview with Police Wives of America

Forever thankful to the national organization, Police Wives of America, for taking the time to read and share The Invisible Line with all of their followers! It was a pleasure to chat with Alyssa about my own experiences as a LEO’s wife for the past 26 years. It was also a sobering moment to realize that myContinue reading “An Interview with Police Wives of America”

How My Happy Vibes Found Her Inner Child Again!

Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning, only to crawl back under the covers and wonder if you could just hide from the cruel, mean world for the day? Have you thought maybe, just maybe, if you build your pillow fort high enough, the debt collectors might give up calling you? HaveContinue reading “How My Happy Vibes Found Her Inner Child Again!”

My Lost Vibes

My Lost Vibes I lost something important to me a few weeks ago. I didn’t misplace it; it was so special to me that I knew exactly where it was every minute of my day. It hadn’t forgotten it; I remembered every detail of it. I didn’t stop paying attention to it; it was partContinue reading “My Lost Vibes”

Do I or Don’t I?

“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.” -Proverbs 16:9 This entry was written in the form of a school essay, in the voice of a school-aged person, trying to make sense of this thing called COVID. This guy once wrote a pretty famous line in a really popular playContinue reading “Do I or Don’t I?”