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Something New – “Endings and Beginnings,” by Colleen Chesebro

I was honored to write a piece for my Sis, Lisa! <3 Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

“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… Continue reading

10 Tips to Make Blogging Enjoyable. Traps to Avoid.

All my fussing with my blog of late is because of these reasons. Finally I found something that works. Don’t be afraid to experiment. 💗 Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading


The writing process is a journey within a writing journey. Excellent points here about To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman! Continue reading

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Pure Inspiration

Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on my blogging event called, Writer’s Quote Wednesday.  This is your chance to highlight your favorite author’s quotes that give inspiration to you as a writer. Do you feel like your writing is getting stale? Are you looking for inspiration to keep writing?… Continue reading