My family is quite supportive of my writing. My husband is one of my alpha readers, and his feedback has been invaluable over the years. My mother and grandmother both read my books once they're published (which I try not to think about while I'm writing them), and one of my aunts is a fan too. I'm … [Read more...] about What does your family think of your writing?
A veterinary ophthalmologist. I know. Specific, right? You see, my grandmother got a collie when I was a kid, and collies are prone to a variety of medical conditions, one of which is eye problems. It had never occurred to my adolescent mind that animals might have problems with their eyes the … [Read more...] about As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I love storms. I can't remember ever being afraid of them. My mother might be able to tell another tale, but she's not here. I am. So... I love storms. I've always loved storms. I took a meteorology class in college (during which I quietly fangirled about the professor being a local meteorologist … [Read more...] about Stormy Weather
Today is July 4th, which doesn't mean much outside the USA but it's kind of a big deal around here. It was always a big deal for me when I was a kid, too. I remember family barbecues and going to watch the fireworks with my parents & cousins every year. We'd put the tailgate down on … [Read more...] about Fourth of July
Is your daily commute killing you? I don't want to sound dramatic, but stress has been linked to all sorts of health problems, physical and mental. I recently came to the realization that a significant source of stress in my life is my daily commute. For the last ten years or so, I've been … [Read more...] about Stress Relief