The Gift of Reading

When I say that I believe reading is a gift, it is a message that comes from my heart. The joy–and even sorrow–that comes from a book can be a comforting companion. The emotions and thoughts they provoke unrivaled. It is something that I want all children (and adults) to experience. It is why you will always find books underneath our Christmas tree each year.

Thanksgiving Blessings

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas plays softly as the Christmas tree sits demurely in the corner, the twinkling glow offering just enough light in which to write. While my favorite ornament beckons a smile of tenderness. The warm ambiance a reminder of all the things I have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. I love the holidays. [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Sunday Morning|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Blessings

An Inside Look: Dani and the Haunted House

Let's be honest, I couldn't very well write my own book review. However, in honor of Halloween, I thought I would take this opportunity to give you an inside look at the book. I know, a bit self-serving, but I hope you'll bear with me as I would love to introduce you to some of my [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Children's Books, Project Literacy, Sunday Morning|Comments Off on An Inside Look: Dani and the Haunted House

The Indie Author Community Celebrates #PoweredbyIndie

When I learned Amazon was dedicating the entire month of October in celebration and recognition of indie authors, I didn’t need to imagine the cheer that reverberated throughout the indie community. The excited chatter from all the talented indie authors I’ve connected with over the years was palpable.

By | October 8th, 2016|Project Literacy, Sunday Morning|4 Comments

Let the holiday merriment commence

As I look back upon 2015, I have so much to be thankful for. I have been blessed with a loving family, health, and fulfillment. That last part is due in large part to the kindness I have found among my readership---yes, you! Thank you for following my blog and the Dani P. Mystery series. Your support and outpouring of encouragement have meant the world to me.

By | December 23rd, 2015|Sunday Morning|2 Comments