A Birthday Gift for you!

While tomorrow, June 11th, may be my birthday, I’d like to give you a little something – a FREE copy of Shadow of the Mind’s Heart.   I consider this one of two major birthdays, you see my father passed away when he was 45… the day after his birthday.  So, this year as I celebrate in my own quiet way, turning 45 is quite a milestone for me filled with many emotions. BUT I wanted to celebrate by giving to others – so I made The Shadow of the Mind’s Heart FREE on Amazon for everyone! Yes, everyone. So whether you have Kindle Unlimited or not you can get it free this weekend! But you have to hurry, its only free for a couple of days! So Happy Birthday to me gifts to you! Happy Reading everyone!  

A fishy weekend

Since my husband made it back home we thought we’d take advantage of his time between trips and the great weather, this weekend was a start! Last week we both got our fishing license and post access passes so we can try to hit some hot spots and get some great catches. Setting out at a decent time on Saturday morning we checked the area map and found a pond we wanted to try out, but first to find the road to get there. After a stop at another location and some direction assistance, we were on our way. Bumpy road but great view. We were not away from sounds of cars and trains but we got plenty of nature to look at, cause the fish were NOT biting. 🙂   Our day ended at a new location and catching fish! YAY. Success. We each caught one crappie and white bass. I even held one with no gloves on (that

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Merric and Otto

Last week, I decided to get a fish tank and a Betta fish. After losing all three of my dogs within eleven months, I felt an empty spot. I was not quite ready to take the leap of another dog so I settled on a fish. I could enjoy them without the great emotional attachment or the financial commitment of the same level.He made himself right at home and his personality began to shine almost immediately. We named him Merric, Irish for “ruler of the sea”.  He has begun his daily watch of me… whenever I am in the office it would seem he keeps an eye on me but when I am gone (or he doesn’t realize I am here yet) he hides in the artificial plants and little cave area. He has already realized when feeding time is and eagerly meets me at the top of the tank to gobble up a piece of food, then he will come back later

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A trip for the record books

Last week my family began a little adventure…well three of us did anyway! We were going to travel across country to watch the youngest graduate from AIT from the ARMY. Our adventures began at 12:05 am…in the midst of the darkest hours we set out to overtake the roadways from Central Texas to Central West Georgia. With few stops in between and very little traffic to really aggravate us we arrived at our destination in 14.5 hours. No animals were harmed in this or any portion of our adventure although the brief death of the cellular signal did occur. One one stop an ultimate find occurred! Nehi Peach! This elusive soda is not found in Central Texas nor many other places so when its appearance was noted it became captured and consumed… just after posting a teasing photo on social media, which led to the need of recapturing more to bring and deliver to others. I obliged of course! Once we

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Organization

Do you ever just start to clean up an area and then somehow hours later you have rearranged or reorganized the entire room or filing system? Oh, I sure hope so…cause then I wouldn’t be so alone in the struggle. It would seem that when when I start to “clean up” I get so distracted by the need to organize that I get lost. But the worst part is when you go back to find something you cleaned or organized and can’t remember that perfect spot you thought you had! I have no great advice on this topic… just know that you are not alone either. I was updating my digital storage space – as capacity was being reached in one so I had to move some files around – and somehow and hour later my digital storage is not the only thing “cleaned up”… my desktop and various other files have also been organized. And while, I know I

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