What are you doing for National Pet Day?

Celebrate National Pet Day!

Celebrate National Pet Day, April 11th! Of course, you love your pets! And they love you for giving them their forever home. But what about those animals in need of homes, vet care, food and shelter? Once you have appreciated your own pet, and lavished your love on it, please consider donating your resources to…

How Emotions Can Inspire Your Writing

I Lost My Oreo

I just spent a fabulous weekend at a blogger’s conference in Las Vegas. I am truly inspired by the incredible bloggers who are published authors or are living their dreams through their online businesses.  I share this post from a year ago as a testament to writing personal essays using our deepest emotions to tell a…

JUST THURSDAY BLOG HOP: WHAT DO YOU SEE EVERY DAY?

Here are my two beloved pups, Aero and Gideon, whom I see every day. They love to chase the ball, go for walks, ever ecstatic to see their leash. They howl every morning at the school bell nearby and perk their ears up as Aero is doing when I say “delta.” The Sacramento River Delta…

Perspectives On…Blavatars

Heh? What is a blavatar? It’s basically a logo for my wordpress blog. I chose the above image of my beloved dog, Aero. He is four years old, a wonderful and faithful companion, and rides with me on my stand-up paddle board. He is a little guy, about 14 pounds, with a staccato bark that…