Through my life, I have worn many hats, almost as if I lived many lives. When I shared this quote, “Praise your runners, encourage your walkers, but a ‘sitter’ will always be a sitter.” I didn’t realize how many comments and questions it would bring up—but it did! After my two terms as board president… Continue reading Runners … Walkers … Sitters
Family is like the branches of a tree. We all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.
In his magical way, Cody the Cockatrice appeared as soon as he felt something amiss with his guardian children, especially when it had to do with their health and safety. Bryant’s feet had frozen in place and his breathing had become sporadic as his heart raced and thumped in his chest. His eyes were fixated… Continue reading Goose Bumps
Reflect: Give thought to each member of your team and take note of their strengths and weaknesses. Nudge them toward their strengths and praise them for trying!
“Mommy, why are we walking so far down the beach?” “Because I want to show you something magical. It’s a place my mother showed me when I was about your age.” Bubbles danced up through Sabrina as she held her mother’s hand and they continued to walk the beach. “Look, Mommy, the birds are as… Continue reading LAUGH UNTIL YOUR BELLY HURTS
Praise your runners, encourage your walkers, but a "sitter" will always be a sitter.
This is an excerpt of Lakehouse Déjà Vu. Chapter Two, when Rose and Jessica begin their much needed vacation to Florida. “Car keys, hat, wallet with credit card, bathing suits, sandals—check. That’s all I need. Looks like I am ready for this vacation!” Jessica said as she folded her long, slender legs and almost six-foot… Continue reading Lakehouse Déjà Vu – Cheers
The first two letters in the word goal are GO!
The bond between horse and human can be one of incredible strength and love. Ask anyone who is a pet guardian, a real animal lover, and they will tell you that they are not “pets,” they are family. Our furry loved ones are incredible companions who give us unconditional love and understanding. Clyde and me!… Continue reading Our Perfect Companions – have four legs and four hooves.
Sailing. Little San Salvador to Cat Island, The Bahamas The bow pitched and dipped, rose and fell as the space between my toes and the top of the water got closer, and then up we went again. My short legs dangled off the edge of the pulpit as I leaned forward, pushing my body forward… Continue reading Girl Sailing Aboard the Western Star ~ excerpt of chapter 7