My Year in 2013

Life goes on.  Living acts as the tides of change.  Looking back over the year I have had a lot of changes professionally, personally and as a writer in 2013. Professionally I sold many houses as a Realtor.  I also evaluated a lot of real estate for banks as well…

Crossing the Winter Threshold Into Forever

When you are a kid, you look forward to snow.  You do not mind the cold, you like that it is slippery and that you can compact it into balls and toss it at your sister.  Having lived my childhood in a warmer climate in Arizona, winter snow was a…

English Tea Time

I had the opportunity of going to England last October on a business trip with a company that I work for.  During that time, I stayed at a very beautiful countryside hotel that had previously been a monastery at one time.  It was a very old classic building remodeled by a Canadian…

Blogging as a Life

In my life as a writer, I would have to say that blogging is something that I love to do as often as I can.  If helps me write daily, even if I do not want to.  It is the exercise of constant writing that allows one to flow thoughts…

The Fresh Magic of a New Year

January always impresses upon me the freshness of a New Year.  Thinking about the twelve months ahead seems somewhat magical in a sense.  It is like an clean sheet of paper in a typewriter, and you are at the keys waiting to write.  The air is crisp and cold, and…

My Lifelong Resolution to Write

All of my life, since I was a child, I knew I wanted to be a writer.  Over the years, I wrote many books, and prepared many manuscripts and never published them.  I would take a project so far, and then never be able to push through the final barriers…

The New Year is Here! Welcome to the Future! 2013

Every time we come to this point in the year where an old one ends, and a new one begins, it always feels like a launch into the future somehow.  Even though, it is really just a flipping of the calendar day in actual fact. For me, coming into a…