Category Archives: Events

The Great Loop Adventure

Pot of Gold

Recently I had the opportunity to sit at a book signing table with another talented writer, Kerry McAvoy and a dear friend, Vicki. Just like in past signings, I am amazed at the similarity of people who cross our paths … Continue reading

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We’re Alive!

Ever experience a day or maybe even week that you really hadn’t planned on? You might be in a phase of life right now you never expected to be in thinking … This or that only happens to other people, … Continue reading

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Book lover corner

“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own,”—Arthur Conan Doyle. Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely LOVE books. Fiction, non-fiction, memoir, mystery, funny & serious … Continue reading

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Safe and Secure

Thunder booms in the distance Safe & secure from all alarms Lightening surrounds Rain crashes down Fire truck sirens blare Secure within my sailboat shell No worry; no cares My Father says: Do not be afraid Nor let my heart … Continue reading

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Beauty and Majesty on Mackinac Island

I just returned from a dream-come-true mini vacation. Three days on Mackinac Island, located in the State of Michigan between the states’s upper and Lower Peninsula. The island is a national historic landmark and a motor-free environment since 1898. Only … Continue reading

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Seek Rest for your Soul

“Go somewhere fear told you you couldn’t go. Find your edge and push it. Speak that truth. Joseph Campbell said, ‘The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.’ The treasure is growth, risk’s reward. Turns out the … Continue reading

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Unplugged for 15 days

You’ve probably wondered where I’ve been the last couple of weeks — 15 days of being “unplugged” from Internet and cell phones. Yes, I said 15 days & I must say except for the first 2-3 days of nervous withdrawal, … Continue reading

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Glory to God

“Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness. The voice of the Lord is over the waters; the God of glory thunders, the Lord thunders over the mighty waters” – … Continue reading

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Are you really listening?

“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding but only in expressing his opinion” —Proverbs 18:2. Do you know anyone who jibbers on and on barely taking a break between sentences? Being on the other end of the conversation all I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! You might be saying to yourself — what’s up with her? Yesterday was the start of the New Year, so why is she wishing us a Happy New Year on January 2. That’s a valid question. And … Continue reading

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