I love to be surrounded by books, so now I'm known as Book Lady. My mission is to spread the love of reading.
Are you downsizing for a long-distance move? Most people at some point need to downsize. Often this happens when the children are grown and the house is too big for just one or two people, so a smaller home is desirable in a better locale.
Your local law enforcement agents may be recording you. Here's what you need to know about body cam technology as it relates to law enforcement officers.
My Christian friends tell me it is unusual for older people to become Christians, so I've decided to explain what led me to this. My story starts with my many years of truth-seeking, starting at age 7.
The Master Cleanser is a lemonade diet, also called Master Cleanse. I've done it three times and share my experiences on this page.
Urban farming could save the nation! If we work on self-sustainability via urban farming for city dwellers (or countryside farming for those with acreage) we will be able to survive even if food distribution services cease to function. Relying on...
Tir na Nog is an island in ancient Irish mythology. Tir na Nog, in the Old Irish language, means Land of Youth. The Irish had many legends, and Tir na Nog was in some of them. It is an island far to the west, beyond the Irish shoreline, and beyond...
Into the West is my favorite movie of all time. I love the precious children, the heartwrenching portrayal of Irish Travelers (Gypsies), their traditions threatened by modern culture. I especially love the white horse they named TÃr na nÃg. As...
Are you in a child custody battle? If you're separated or divorced, think twice about calling CPS on your ex because you could risk your child's future.
I'm a fan of Katherine Hepburn, and love this movie. I think she should have been the queen, but no, the African Queen was an old, grimy river boat. It gave the classic movie, and the book on which the movie was based, their names. Humphrey Bogart...
Do you like to read about people? Biographies and memoirs are books people wrote about their lives, or the lives of other people, and I find them fascinating. Here are the books I'm reading.
This page is for collecting and sharing memoir writing information: techniques, strategies, ideas and inspiration. Do you want to know how to write memoirs? Have you had a harrowing experience you need to share with others - such as a medical...
Do you love Spanish rice? It is one of my favorite Mexican recipes. Spanish rice seems to go with any other Mexican food you can make. If you make enchiladas, you want Spanish rice to go with it, and frijoles, of course! If you make chiliquilas,...
This historic book is not only an early Newbery Medal winner, it is set in Poland c. 1241 AD, in a place and era not commonly found in American literature.
I always dreamed of being able to move to a cabin in the mountains. This is how I did it. I lived there for thirteen years. Happy memories!
Many foster children are given pharmaceutical drugs because they're in much grief at being separated from their parents, and foster parents get extra payments for kids deemed "special needs."
If you go hike the Grand Canyon only once in your lifetime, it is bound to be memorable. This event happened for me in the 1970's and I'm still thinking about it.
Lemon Balm, also called Melissa, is a beautiful bright green herb in the mint family. The leaves smell like lemon furniture polish.
Many people believe that John Titor is the assumed name of a genuine time traveler from the future.
Who is abusing children these days? Children are being abused in foster homes, and separation of children from loving parents is a form of child abuse perpetrated by CPS social workers!
Do you love to read classic novels? Can you get lost in the pages of a good book? Here are ten of my favorite classics; how many of them have you read?
Moving past empty nest syndrome--the extreme sadness that comes over parents who miss their children after they become adults and move away.
I love writing novels because they let my imagination run wild. Middle grade novels require a child as a main character, and a predicament the child needs to resolve.
Child Protective Services (CPS) is an agency that ostensibly protects children, but too often CPS social workers prey on families that are viable and worth saving, then they destroy them.