“I’m feeling very Olympic today.”

If you guys don’t know where that line comes from I might no longer be able to speak to you. Okay, I jest. I can’t be mad at anyone today. Why you ask? Why else?? It’s OLYMPIC DAY!!! I have been waiting for this day since the Vancouver games. Seriously. I LOVE the Olympics and […]

Words to inspire

I woke up needing inspiration. My head was cloudy, my mind has this annoying hum playing in the background and my thoughts are jumbled. I figured it’s a case of the mid-week hump, and I need a bit of words to inspire me and help me move forward. So, here are some of my favorite […]

Getting lost in the summer

The weather has been amazing for us lately. Even with a brush with the rain, the gorgeous summer has pushed through and is back to warm up our days. Where I live we spend months in the snow and cold weather, and then relish in a few short months of heat and summer-loving. I took […]

Finding my place, finding my hope…

I have had this nagging feeling lately that my novel has been going in the wrong direction. That the path I had originally seen it heading down no long fit. I wanted to create an “alternate universe” where these people lived. But the more I write the more things started to feel dystopian. I didn’t […]

“Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out.”

Every morning I try and read a few random quotes here and there. Mostly to inspire me, but sometimes just to write a nice quote in my agenda. I read the quote about by Karl Augustus Menninger this morning and it sparked today’s blog post. When it comes to my novel I find myself sitting […]

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.”

Okay. I know. I quote Steve Jobs a lot. And it’s always the same chunk from his Stanford Commencement speech. The full quote above is at the footer of my blog. But I can’t continue to tell you guys enough how much his words, THOSE words fuel me. Two night ago I read my Mr. […]

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.

– Robert Louis Stevenson Thunderstorms are in the forecast for today. But for some reason I welcome them. The heat hasn’t been unbearable this past little while, but I never like going long periods of time without rain. I kind of feel like it brings a cleansing property to everything and everyone. Remember as a […]