Brightening the night moonlight peeking through branches glowing lunar orb
The beauty of living in the mountains is the ability to walk out the door and hike to a peak just behind the house. From the top and its 360 degree view, you can see the snow covered continental divide, the nearby reservoir, nearby peaks, and the forest below. How can you beat that? HaveContinue reading “Charlie climbs his first mountain”
Coffee, book, puppy sun shining through all windows happiness defined.
Having a new puppy means I’m making frequent trips outside. A few days ago, that meant snow which quickly melted the following day. And today, we saw two moose, eating vegetation. Charlie and I kept our distance but I was able to capture a few shots.
When you’re a puppy and only ten weeks old, everything is a learning experience. Today, with about six inches of snow, Charlie romped and ran making tracks in the forest. Sliding, rolling, and digging joyfully. The only one enjoying it more than Charlie – me watching him. He’s the perfect combination of agile and clumsy;Continue reading “Snowy Day Puppy”
Recently I’ve seen several discussions about the value or harm of book reviews. Authors need them to help with sales and even negative reviews aren’t necessarily going to hurt sales. Negative reviews Evidently, some people write negative reviews and go so far as to tag the author in them. I’m not sure why anyoneContinue reading “Thoughts on book reviews”
I was nominated for the Unique Blogger Award by: https://imaginedaydreamingbecomereal.wordpress.com and The Three Quotes Challenge by https://daradgamer.wordpress.com THANK YOU both for your nominations. I’m combining this into one post. Those who I tag are welcome to post three quotes or answer the three questions. If you are an overachiever, then you may do both. AndContinue reading “Nominated for the Unique Blogger Award and the Three Quotes Challenge”
Mama moose in the meadow resting with baby nearby … enjoying morning sunshine enjoying quiet family time enjoying munching plants keeping baby safe Mama moose in the meadow – Laura Roettiger 4/18/2018
I don’t typically write about my own writing in my blog so indulge me, if you will. Today a friend who is a very accomplished author with wonderful habits and rituals came for a writing date. She explained how she infuses fun in her daily life and writing process. We visited for a while andContinue reading “Writing Date”
Today we picked up our new puppy and it’s the most incredible feeling. Three hours of cuddling on the ride home and our new boy and I were falling in love. The attachment process is magical. We stopped at the pet store to pick up a few necessities and I’d forgotten how magnetic the drawContinue reading “My new best friend”