Carmen From Opera Carmen

Halloween 2019

For Halloween 2019, I decided to dress as Carmen from Opera Carmen. A few years ago I got to attend the opera at a roman amphitheater in Verona Italy and I still feel inspired by it.


Recipes For A Crowd Of 50 1

How to host dinner for 50 at home and learn to enjoy the experience. Practical tips and recipes included. Are you looking for recipes for a crowd of 50? If yes then I got you covered.


Quotes About Writing

Having had the experience of a reader and a writer I reflect on some of my favorite quotes about writing.

today I share a dream with you

My favorite handbag in the world

What your handbag says about you?

Do you have a favorite bag? What your handbag says about you? Here is my favorite bag in the world. I love the story mine tells about me.


Books And Flowers

Exploring why books and flowers frequently end up being photographed together.


Weird things to write about

Weird Things To Write About 55

There are weird things to write about and then there weird things to research while writing a novel. And finally there the family’s reaction.


Heartbreak City Map

A Drive Through Heartbreak City

Imagine you are driving a car through heartbreak city trying to find an exit. What twists and turns would you take to make it through?


Book Cover Reveal Day

I am ready to reveal the book cover art for my next novel. Here are pink curtains. Behind them sit the book cover design of my next novel. Everyday until Wednesday March 13th, I will open the curtains by a bit to gradually reveal the book.  Drum roll please! Ta […]


How To Fix A Broken Heart?

To dance is to tell a story without words. To write is to make words dance on a page. To be a dancing writer is to be cursed by the impossible.


The Pink Tea Cup 5

To celebrate finishing a novel, I pour myself coffee in a fancy shmancy pink tea cup. But wait? Where is this sadness coming from?

Pink Tea Cup

How not to speak Spanish

Speaking Spanish when you don’t really speak Spanish can lead to all sorts of trouble. Here is a cautionary tale.