Book Review: “A Bound Heart” by Laura Frantz

This is how I like to get my history lessons: alive and breathing in historical fiction, characters jumping off the page and into my heart. Laura Frantz is particularly adept at bringing history and characters to life—I know—I’ve read all ten of her books. Her last three books, A Moonbow Night, The Lacemaker, and now, … More Book Review: “A Bound Heart” by Laura Frantz

2019 Note to Self

I don’t do selfies and I don’t do New Year’s resolutions. So this is more of a Note to Self. Maybe it resonates with you too. So here’s what I want to think about more in 2019. See the good side of things. I had a friend who said that people who go about whistling … More 2019 Note to Self

PAUSE to Reflect

Time in this crazed holiday schedule to hit the PAUSE button and take time to reflect. Why do we do Christmas? Expectations. Traditions of family gatherings that are more often stressful than wonderful. Compelled along by the commercial flow, much like an inexorable river of lava that stops for no one. Joy. Hope for peace … More PAUSE to Reflect