Hurry Up and WAIT… and Other Miscellaneous Bits

Come on in and have a seat. That’s right. There you go. I have bottled water, coffee, tea… your choice. I thought it would be fun to just chat for a change. I figured it was time to explain all the crazy blog themes I have been experimenting with and to bring you up to […]

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Mindful Monday – 7 Mindful Mantras to Get You through the Week

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to live in the present. Come […]

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Silver’s Book Reviews – “The Crater Lake Series,” by Francis Guenette

Title:  The Crater Lake Series: “Disappearing in Plain Sight,” “The Light Never Lies,” “Chasing Down the Night” Author: Francis Guenette File Size: 3331 KB Print Length: Page Numbers Source ISBN: Publisher: Huckleberry Haven Publishing Publication Date: June 30, 2015 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Language: English ASIN:  B010QZ12K0 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: 9780994066404 Formats:  Kindle Genres: Women’s Fiction, Romance, Drama, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Romance […]

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“Darlings and Ugly Ducklings,” by Graydon Miller

Please meet my friend, Graydon Miller (aka Grady Miller) author of “The Hostages of Vera Cruz,” which I reviewed a few weeks back. Click here to read the review. Graydon has a new book out called “The Havana Brotherhood.” He is going to share some interesting information with us about his book and his writing […]

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10 Tips to Make Blogging Enjoyable. Traps to Avoid.

Originally posted on ronovanwrites:
Sometimes you start to blog, not having blog tips as warnings, you are all excited and you do things to your blog or that involves blogging that ultimately end up being traps that are like quicksand. They drag you down and deplete you of energy as you work to pull yourself…

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #59 Bird & Red

The haiku prompt words (bird and red) from Ronovan touched a tender spot in my heart this week. Eighteen years ago I lost my sister to a battle with brain cancer. I remember at her graveside service back in Wisconsin, my nieces and nephew watched as a lone red cardinal high up in a branch kept […]

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Cooking with Silver – Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Silver found another amazing gluten-free recipe to share with you, this time from Gluten Free & More. These cookies look like they are easy to make too! Enjoy! MAKES 4 DOZEN COOKIES By Sueson Vess PHOTOGRAPHY BY CORY DERUSSEAU Back by popular demand, these chewy homemade chocolate chip cookies are a readers’ favorite. This recipe can […]

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