This is not a recipe blog-blog post!

I started a very, very restrictive diet and it’s been working great. My new job doesn’t afford me much time to think about food, so Ideal Protein is the perfect answer. A creative lady who must be related to Gordon Ramsey for some of the ideas she comes up with, posted this recipe and IContinue reading “This is not a recipe blog-blog post!”

Science of Happiness- Session one

I’m taking this class on The Science of Happiness through EdX..because I am stupid, I guess.  And I need one more thing I have to do besides work, mother, wife, write and photograph people.  Did I also mention I’m the new Municipal Liaison for NaNoWriMo’s newly created Grand Traverse Region?  More evidence that not onlyContinue reading “Science of Happiness- Session one”

Surrendering Does Not Mean Defeat

My running partner/sounding board/frequent novel character and friend sent me this quote today.  “Surrender to what is, let go of what was and have faith in what will be.” She’s pretty awesome and has been a tremendous help to my writing these last few years. Surrendering is often equated to defeat and is not somethingContinue reading “Surrendering Does Not Mean Defeat”