Mo-Neigh – The Artwork of Therapy Horses

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man. Winston Churchill If you are a regular reader of my blog you have heard my praises for the North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center (NCTRC). Our family knows firsthand the amazing people who are […]



Kindness is a Special Kind of Light

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”   Edith Wharton I’m really excited to begin bringing you stories of regular people, like you or me, who are making a difference in their community. In these unsettling times with the news often […]


It Takes Time 1

  If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.” ~ Barack Obama Wow! I haven’t written a post since December 1st when I was relating my desire to share with you some awesome people, ordinary yet awesome people, who are making […]

Shiny Happy People 2

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.   Martin Luther King Jr. The last blog post I wrote was back in late July – I usually post each month or maybe six weeks. A lot has happened in […]

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Life’s Many Gifts 3

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey One year ago I had just received the proof of my first picture book, Halloween Night, it was so exciting I think I had to be pealed off the ceiling! Looking back I cant […]

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Compassion Through Passion 2

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. ~ C. S. Lewis I am SO excited to have completed my second picture book ~ Test Day, Team Player ! This project has been my passion for the last 6 years, not always […]

The Missing Pieces

Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either, “I wish I had.” Or “I’m glad I did.” Zig Ziglar   This post has been long fermenting. It’s a hard one to write. Situations that make you take a good look at yourself often are […]

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Choose Love, 18X18X2" Acrylic $250

Choose Love 2

Because we always have a choice, we can always choose LOVE. Deepak Chopra This past month I’ve had a lot on my mind and my heart, as most people have, with the many acts of violence and negative attitudes in our country and abroad. Some days it seems like all […]