A Story From Hardy Falls

Hello, friends! It has been quite a week here at The Palatial Horvath Estate.  I struggled to catch up on cleaning and end-of-season yard work (boo), but I was also able to reconnect with an old friend, read a good book (or two), and basically decompressed a bit from the pressure that comes from releasing […]

New Release!

Hello, my friends!  I’m pleased and proud to tell you that I have a NEW book out!  A NEW one!  I KNOW!  I’m as shocked as you are! Choosing Love is finally out in the wild, and available now wherever fine ebooks are sold!  Paperback version coming shortly. Here’s the information –   Sometimes the […]

Too Much of a Good Thing

I am a voracious reader.  I always have been.  One of my clearest memories as a child (in first grade, I think) is lying in bed reading The Boxcar Children, and yelling to my mom asking her to tell me what the words meant when I didn’t understand them. Later in high school, I remember […]

The Assumption of Failure

When you start something new do you assume you will be successful?  Or do you assume there’s a really good chance you’re going to fail?  No…not a chance.  A likelihood.  Asking for a friend…. *whistles casually* Seriously, though.  I am finally at the point where I feel things shifting.  I feel the earth move under […]

Running Uphill

Betsy is climbing the mountain of her aspirations, again, struggling to reach the summit.  Again.  Except this time, unlike in the past, she isn’t carrying just ONE boulder that is her work in progress, she is carrying TWO of them!  TWO works in progress!  What the heck! Both boulders are important in their own right.  […]

Order and Planning and Schedules

One of the most jarring things about losing an established routine is having to come up with a new one to fit completely different circumstances.  I’ve found it to be very challenging to move from an extremely regimented life, where schedules were imposed on me from the outside, to one that is a lot more […]