This is an undated piece I wrote in the mid '80's (wow I just showed my age for real)! But it was real, it happened, and I have to share it. I was a teenager when suicide became all too real to my world. After that, I never backed down when I saw someone needed… Continue reading When life’s door is closed
UNESCO International Literacy Day 2017 8th September 2017 The theme for this year is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future” "The world has changed since 1966 – but our determination to provide every woman and man with the skills, capacities, and opportunities to become everything they wish, in dignity and respect, remains as firm as… Continue reading International Literacy Day
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Thrilled to announce that my debut novel, The Necklace of Goddess Athena, has won a silver medal in the book awards of Readers’ Favorite.
I’ve just come back from my annual vacation in Corfu and have been feeling happy enough, but to hear this news has made me ecstatic! Of course, traveling to Miami isn’t exactly an easy thing to do for a Greek girl like me, so I won’t be attending the awards ceremony over there, but that surely cannot mar my happiness!
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When holidays come around nothing says grilling and parades like Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and of course Labor Day. Growing up I knew that it was: 1- a day off from school! 2- we grilled something! 3- Most likely was going to see a parade in person or watch on the television. Those were the… Continue reading Happy Labor Day
Description A chilling prophecy. A child in danger. Following the defeat of the vampire elders, Guardian fire witch Arianna Calin and vampire prince Andreas De Luca are considering moving to his estates in Italy to raise their daughter in its idyllic setting. As if being descended from two powerful witch bloodlines wasn't challenging enough, Rayne… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Embers of Fire from Ally Shields
When you look at your desktop or laptop is your screen full of icons or empty? Well, typically I am very clean and free of icons on my desktop kind of gal. Recently, I have noticed the file and app icons are beginning to fill in my desktops space covering my gorgeous background! See what… Continue reading Full or empty?
Eyes are the window to the soul??? Many times I am complimented that I look much younger than I am... That I have beautiful eyes... That I am a strong woman and other nice compliments about my personality. But today I was told that although I looked younger in my face my eyes said that I… Continue reading Eyes are the window to the soul?