Why write a book I find it fascinating that so many people are eager to know how an author writes a book. They are curious for many reason. Below are just a few: 1. They want to write a book. 2. They are thinking about writing a book. 3. They don’t know how to begin…

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My “Green Editing Brain” just completed the 4th draft of my revisions for the 2nd edition of Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift. I have not worked on book revisions in 4 years and I forgot how time consuming they can be. There always are more detailed than you think. It’s a huge “Yellow Brain Commitment”. I glad I enjoy the revision process and…

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Once upon a time, there were four people… Their names were Everybody, Somebody, Nobody and Anybody. Whenever there was an important job to get done, Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it, But Nobody did it. When Nobody did it, Everybody got angry because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought that Somebody would do…

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This morning, the Chicago Tribune featured article entitled Desperate acts in despairing times. It brought to mind another favorite inspirational “Blue Brain” poem, which has brought me and my family comfort during challenging times and helped us to keep our spirits up.Keep on Keepin’ OnIf the day seems kinder gloomyAnd your chances kinder slim,If the situation’s puzzlin’If perplexities…

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So much of what we read and hear to day is discouraging. I want to share one of my favorite poems, which never fails to inspire me. I hope is encourages you!IT COULDN’T BE DONE by Edgar A Guest Somebody said that it couldn’t be done, But he with a chuckle replied,That “maybe it couldn’t,” but…

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Today, Jordan and I kept one of our New Year’s resolutions… clean out the storage area in our basement. The thought of this project  nagged at us, however, once we began to open the boxes we discovered copious family treasures…college love letter, Joshua’s and Noah’s letters from over night camp, family pictures and cherished items that were my mother’s, which we packed up…

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