Three years ago today I crossed the bridge from blog reader to blogger.   Cornish-Windsor covered bridge, Vermont (and New Hampshire)   I was scared, but I had a plan when I published my first post, There’s No Place Like the Prairie. I wanted to create my author-ly space here on the internet (aka author platform), A place to hang my quirky creative brand hat not that I could define it at the time Mini me wearing one of my… Read more »

  Last week one of my kids asked me how they could get the courage to talk to someone they have a crush on. Now I only have one high school Crush Story where I exhibited bravery. It was at a high school graduation party and I approached the boy I’d been crushing on for two years and asked him to dance. He said no. On the surface, it’s not such a great story. Except for the part where I actually… Read more »