I'm remembering summer of 2013 after my first surgery when they were unable to remove my tumor, I was scheduled to start having chemotherapy. I was terrified of course, but more so terrified of losing my hair. You’re probably thinking this should be the least of my worries (and it was), but it's still a [...]
Gillian Flynn is a captivating writer. I read "Gone Girl" first, then "Sharp Objects. I couldn't get enough of her storytelling, so I had to read "Dark Places." Darkness, twists, turns and suspense kept me coming back for more. If you enjoy a good edge of your seat with a great plot twist, then you [...]
I read King because some of his works have genuinely kept me up nights - not just reading them, but lying awake afterward, wondering what lurks in the dark shadows beyond the edge of my doorway. Even though the rational mind knows there is nothing there, he sets my brain working. He is a masterful [...]
It's nice to get away from a busy schedule and drift into another world with characters who give me ideas and inspiration and hope. So, grab your favorite glass of wine, a comfy blanket and curl up on your sofa with my top 3 books! Gripping, compelling, and tragic – The Book Thief is all [...]
Life can be complicated. It can be simple. It can be happy or sad. I just want to share a few of the wonderful, insightful and awesome quotes that I’ve come across. I hope you will find many useful and inspiring thoughts among all these quotes that will help you to live a more awesome [...]
Throwback Thursday…to last Friday night - getting piggyback in front of my favorite local hangout! Once 4:30 p.m. rolls around on a Friday evening, you can be sure to find me at the Athenian Inn Seafood Restaurant and Bar located right inside Pike Place Market. I’ve been coming here for years!!! Not only did it [...]
Throwback Thursday…to my awesome hospital gown selfies, also called a Johnny gown or Johnny!