Promoting One’s Self Without Ego

This is the week where I am going to officially launch my book. I have scheduled two book signings for the  week, one in July, and another on August 1st. Getting to this point over the past several weeks has placed me well outside of my comfort zone, because I needed to be promoting myself a… Read More

“You need to relax…!”

Sunday afternoon, I was sitting in the very last row of a plane that is smaller than small.  The lavatory was literally an arm distance away from me and I was able to reach out from my seated position to shut the door to secure it after it had popped open… luckily no one was… Read More

Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie or Glechoma hederacea (for those of you who insist on knowing the scientific name) is what is described by the University of Minnesota Extension Office as “a low-growing perennial weed”.  I describe it more as a royal pain in the … yard.  This obnoxious weed will take over a whole lawn if given any… Read More