Go ahead…look at my chest

before and after breast redux

  That awkward moment when you tell someone you’ve had a breast reduction and they suddenly have no idea what to do with their eyes. I can almost hear their thoughts “Don’t look…don’t look…just look at her face!!” I just want to say, it’s okay, you can take a look.…

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My Ireland Travels-day two


The morning started (early) with a round of goodbyes to the 25 American ladies on the People to People trip. Breakfast was scrambled eggs, tomatoes and smoked salmon, served over toast (gluten-free, of course). Delish! (Nice job, Mike! You showed me I actually like smoked salmon…who knew??) In the morning,…

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Picture Perfect Holidays?

Hello there! Many of you know I’ve been spending most of my writing time on my second novel. Almost at 100,000 words (around 300 pages)! But that doesn’t leave me much time for writing blog posts. Then, throw in the busy holidays..and, yeah. Not really happening. So, I thought I’d…

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By the Seat of My Pants


As an author, one of the most common interview questions I’m asked is, “When you write, are you the type that has a detailed outline or are you more of a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of writer?”   I’m definitely in that latter camp. There could be many reasons for this. First,…

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