I’m Being Followed

My husband attended a particularly dreary doctor’s appointment with me in November, and afterwards he took me to the Asheville Arboretum for a mental reprieve. These pictures were taken from that fall afternoon. Looking at the last rays of sunlight filtering through the trees, I didn’t focus on how beautiful nature’s shadow was. I thought…

Write Outside- Country Fields Edition

Welcome Summer!  I hope everyone is enjoying the balmy weather and beautiful sunsets. What plans do you all have for the summer? We have a long awaited vacation coming up in August. I am happy to say my manuscript is in the hands of a professional editor. I met her at my first writer’s conference…

Winter’s Edition of “Write Outside”

With spring like weather visiting the mountains of North Carolina, my husband and I took a short hike into the nearby national park. It was overcast when we started out,causing a slight chill to the air, but an hour into our hike the clouds scattered, leaving us to chase blue skies. On my next blog,…

Frozen Vistas Melt my Heart

Get Outside and Write Outside -the Winter version “Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.” ~ Vesta Kelly “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live in the life you’ve imagined.”                 ~Henry David Thoreau…

Wildfire of Words

Election day has come and gone. The decision has been made and many Americans are angry. In my humble, personal opinion, I felt either candidate winning would not be a victory. However, I am hopeful the next president will bring positive changes. That is all I can do is hope. The past month has brought…

Get outside to write outside

  There is a new crispness to the air and a crunch of leaves beneath my feet- which means only one thing- Autumn has arrived! The time of year where everywhere you turn a new hue of leaves is spreading across the trees and pumpkin spice lattes are taking over coffee land. What better time,…

Summer’s Swan Song

As summer comes to a close and my favorite season rounds the corner, I can’t help but feel excited to trade the hot days, for cool nights, lemonades for pumpkin spice lattes and bright green leaves for rusty harvest colored ones. I hope you all had  fun filled summers, with brilliant memories made and maybe a chance…