101 Ways to Have Fun wins 2017 Christian Retailing’s Best Award

Winners of the 2017
Christian Retailing’s Best awards

Children’s Nonfiction

101 Ways to Have Fun
By The Editors of Faithgirlz and Girls’ Life Magazine

101 ways

2017 Winners Christian Retailing’s Best Award

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Adventures in Finding Your Future

I’ve had SO MUCH fun visiting libraries, events, and conferences past summer, and I got to talk with lots of kids who love art and writing. (I’ll be posting photos soon, I promise! 🙂
I would like to encourage each and every one of you! Have fun with your craft, whatever it may be, and as you pursue your interests, you will find your dream.

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Cannot Deny Him…

This is SO COOL!


18920573_10211507264431166_5010446085062656848_nI took this photo yesterday on my cell phone and posted it on Facebook just before my hubby, Neil and me took to the open Bay. It was a perfect day and it’s only the second time we’ve been out on the boat alone. The first was the evening we got it.

I had posted two pictures and didn’t pay attention to either of them. I was too excited for the ride and relaxation. I wanted to enjoy our alone time and shut my phone off.

Later on that day, I got a response on Facebook that said there was a face in the wake of my picture.


As soon as I looked, I saw Him.

Wow! Wow! Wow!

I immediately showed Neil and he too said wow, you can’t deny that!

This picture immediately took me for a ride. I knew at that very moment that this was…

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In regards to David N. Bossie’s Opinion Piece

President Trump is a Change Agent, Fox News Opinion, www.FoxNews.com, July 1, 2017 

In regards to David N. Bossie’s opinion piece, I, also, had hoped if nothing else, President Trump could act as an instrument of change and shake up the established political wheels, the deadlocks between parties, while disregarding all things PACs and lobbyists thanks to his Tycoon status. However, President Trump has NOT been able to break the bureaucracies that have influenced our system of government far too long. Continue reading

Book Review: Ronit & Jamil

ronit and jamil
Ronit &Jamil, by Pamela L. Laskin, Katherine Tegan Books (HarperCollins), $17.99
April is National Poetry Month
Love! Love! Love! this book, told in gorgeous, lyrical language, a “Shakespearean Love Triangle” set in our modern, war-torn world.