30 Signs Your Mother Is The Best Person In Your Life (Reblog)

“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” — Gail Tsukiyama The relationship between mother and daughter is a complicated one, defined by lifelong adoration and momentary contempt. We go from revering our mothers, refusing to leave […]

My Gift From The Sea

Each time I sit down and write, I always clear away my desk and listen, I think, I sit quietly and decide what are big sources of inspiration for me. Is it the ocean CD that I play each time I sit down and begin to write? Is it the cup of coffee I prepare […]

To Columbia with Love

I have long known that fear can worm its way into an equation, stopping a story at the point at which it enters, thereby derailing or hijacking an otherwise perfectly lovely time. The trick is to see past it or through it, so that it does not get in the way. Fear has its place, […]