Winter Musings

A Time for Reflection

Winter is a great time to immerse yourself in books – dive into the ones you’ve had in your “to be read” pile or revisit those classics that you love.

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Autumn Musings

Autumn in the Air

The warmth of a bon fire...the smell of mulling cider...the beauty of the changing foliage.

Autumn 2020 Newsletter


America the Beautiful

Americans are famously patriotic and compassionate people. We are blessed with a rich, diverse culture and a country of geographical beauty.

August 2020 Newsletter


A Cosmic Visitor

July has been a BIG month for me. Read on to learn about how I designed the cover for Masque of Honor and preorder your copy!

July 2020 Newsletter



It's About Equity 

When my boys were young, every so often one of them would complain, "How come he got more than I did?" followed by "It's not fair!"

June 2020 Newsletter


Celebrating Life's Moments in a COVID 19 World 

For well over a year, my husband and I have anxiously anticipated the wedding of his daughter at our home over Memorial Day weekend.

May 2020 Newsletter


Spring Cleaning

Not only have my gardens received an abundance of my attention these past few weeks, so has the house.

April 2020 Newsletter


Spring Renewal

My youngest son’s birthday falls on the vernal equinox, the first day of spring. Spring has come to Virginia early this year (as predicted by the groundhog), and the signs of change are all around us.

March 2020 Newsletter


Won't You Be My Valentine?

The origins of Valentine’s Day date back to ancient Rome and the fertility feast of Lupercalia.

February 2020 Newsletter


Eat Less. Read More. Journal. 

What New Year’s resolutions did you make?

January 2020 Newsletter


Christmas! Tis the season!

December started with a full house for the Sneak Peek Masque of Honor Holiday Reading.

December 2019 Newsletter


Thinking About Thanksgiving Traditions

Did you know Thanksgiving did not become a national holiday in the United States until 1863?

November 2019 Newsletter


My Heart is Full

I recently had the honor of attending a very special ceremony presided by His Majesty King Toffa IX of Porto Novo, Benin at Belmont Plantation Burial Grounds for the Enslaved.

October 2019 Newsletter



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September 2019 Newsletter