Category: Words

Information about writing, books I have published and those that I have in the works, and even my experience self-publishing.

Getting Stronger

Today, I did more than yesterday. Today, I lifted five pounds directly overhead with my left arm – fifteen times.  Until today, I had only complete ten reps with the five pounder.  With that same arm I moved a four pound weight from my…

Message #2 of Eight Minutes of Advice

This is Chapter Two of my book-in-process, Eight Minutes of Advice. If you have not read the the Prologue and Chapter One, click here. At the bottom of that post is a link back to this page. Message # 2 There is nothing to…

EIGHT MINUTES OF ADVICE

I have a half dozen writing projects waiting to be completed. One is especially well formatted for a blog. Each chapter is a stand-alone thought yet part of a greater collective – which is destined to become a book. I have decided to use…

Our Green Mile

The photo above was taken on the third of June a couple of years ago. It had been a very wet, rainy spring. That meant that grasses grew well, but the farmers struggled to get their crops in the ground. The first cutting of…

Cheese-heads

It took courage and faith for my now husband Robert to come live with me in southern Wisconsin.  It was a long, twelve hours away from his home in Joplin, Missouri.  He didn’t know if the love would last.  He didn’t have a job. …

SHAMARON Book Trailer

Lessons My Dogs Have Taught Me

When choosing how to best populate this blog with valuable, interesting and uplifting information, I decided to look back into the old, dusty file folders on my computer. I found this gem. The messages below grew from the relationships I had with my first…

10 Most Common Mistakes Dog Owners Make – And How to Resolve Them!

When I decided to take a year to write my book SHAMARON – Dog Devoted, I realized that it would be impossible to completely unplug from prospective clients in search of a solution to their puppy problems. And so, I wrote this book first….

SHAMARON – Dog Devoted

“I felt like a bowling ball had been plunged into my stomach. There it was; my name and my dog’s name written next to a number one. Everything outside my body became insignificant. The prospect of this adversity occurring had never crossed my mind. How could I be so foolish?”