It’s time to Take A Yoga Break!

Open Your Heart dude face right

I'm sure you've heard all the bad news about the effects of sitting for 6 or more hours a day--weight gain, increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease, even shortened life span. As someone who has spent her career writing from a chair, as a senior editor at O, the Oprah Magazine, as the author … [Read more...]

Thought for the day. Every day.

this is your life

                                I'd find a new job before quitting, of course, but I'm the cautious type. The rest: Yes. … [Read more...]

Today’s Mantra

it's not too late

                      This is my thought for the day, and I'm sure The Hubbins will be pleased that I'm getting a lot of use out of the drawing tablet he gave me to do art for Take A Yoga Break (coming next … [Read more...]

Fabulous, Never Better: Selfie Portrait


                                              Two projects I'm working on: First, growing old gracefully. As I … [Read more...]


maya angelou

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“My Writing Process” Blog Tour: Like Partner Yoga, But Without the Wedgie

partner yoga

One of my NBFs, Katana Collins, recently asked: What's your writing process? My response was, What's a writing process? Where can I get one, and will it make my butt look bigger? She wouldn't answer that last one because she's too sweet, but she did give me the chance to participate in an … [Read more...]

Read an Excerpt from BEACH GLASS

beach love

  Want to break out of winter's icy grip? Head to a tropical beach with my latest book. BEACH GLASS comes out this Friday, February 21 and is available for pre-order now. Here's a first look at one of the chapters. “Did you hear someone screaming last night?” I blush as I climb the … [Read more...]

My Favorite Love Story

Scribbling Women

                                          One day I was having lunch with Hope Tarr - dear friend, one of my favorite authors, and … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!


Hope you have a beautiful holiday and a healthy, happy new year :) See you in 2014! … [Read more...]

Monday’s Mantra

doubt kills

While I was writing my novel BEACH GLASS, at times I had doubts. I thought might be crazy for trying to cross the bridge from memoir to romantic fiction. Well, BEACH GLASS is coming out in February 2014, so what do I know? Whether you're wondering if you're crazy for trying to write a novel, or … [Read more...]