I’d sit in the doorway of my sister’s bedroom and watch her reading, envying her ability to understand the words. There was something there, something I was missing out on, but try as I might, words on a black and white page refused to make sense to me. One day, we were still in elementary… Continue reading Maybe This is Where It All Started
A common idealized picture of a writer might have a desk, a cozy study, and a warm cup of coffee, or hot chocolate, or maybe a glass of scotch. It's a solitary picture where the writer's wrestling away at crafting beautiful sentences that build into captivating stories. It's a picturesque idea that makes my heart… Continue reading The Jewel
A tiny, fuzzy creature peeks out of the entrance of its burrow. It’s small, whiskered nose twitches, scenting the air, searching for the tell tale odor of the predator. The scent is there but, for once, it’s faint like a wisp of smoke on the wind. The pika steps further out, confirming with its eyes… Continue reading The Pika’s Day
Within the burrows of my heart hides this tiny creature. It's fuzzy with rounded ears and a small nose, much like a pika. It's about the same size too. This is the creature that jumps for glee at being invited to a friend's event or that scrambles with purpose when hosting a game night. This… Continue reading Rare Creature Sighting
The Adventure Kickstarter came to a close yesterday, 109% funded. The generosity and support people gave this last month warms my heart. I really didn't know what to expect when I launched the project and the response I got seriously brings tears to my eyes, like a giant hug from everyone I've met and even… Continue reading Blessed by Kickstarter Success!