Mina, Preludes of the Witch Queen

It’s here, it’s here, it’s here!!!

What's that you say?  Your new book is here? Yes!  That's exactly where it is--here in the digital life--where you can download it easy-peasy over at amazon.com. So what's this all about, you ask? It's a fairy tale story.  If fact, it's the story of Rapunzel's parents, Fallow and Adin. Once upon a time, when… Continue reading It’s here, it’s here, it’s here!!!

Book Reviews, Family, Foster Parenting, Mina, These Lying Eyes

Who is this now?

Oh that's right me. I'm pretty sure I'm writing this. . . Life. Life. You know? Life. So for quick, emotionless updates.  On being a foster parent: it's hard.  On being a daughter: it sucks to have my parents across the country.  On being a mommy: awesome. Conflicting I know.  But that's how you know… Continue reading Who is this now?

Family, Foster Parenting, Mina, These Lying Eyes, Vancouver/ Portland

The Crazy Train

Here's the thing about the mass, mound, bunch, lot, assemblage, mess, pack, and swarm of crazy ruling my life.  It's too much.  It's just too much.  Somehow I haven't yet collapsed.  My mom and I have a no break-downs pact.  Here's what I have going: 1) My FiestyPants and BoyBlue are being transitioned home to… Continue reading The Crazy Train

Mina, These Lying Eyes

Kickstarters, you heard of this one? Probably since I’ve already talked about it…

My friend Christina and I were recently talking about how Kickstarters seem to be spreading like wildfire.  A Kickstarter is a program where artists and entrepreneurs will raise money for the project in advance of completion. When I learned about Kickstarter, a lightbulb went off in my head.  I had been stressing over how to… Continue reading Kickstarters, you heard of this one? Probably since I’ve already talked about it…

Family, Mina, These Lying Eyes, Vancouver/ Portland

Do you ever feel like you wandered into an episode of Portlandia?

You've probably figured out that I love to try new places to eat.  I especially love new places in Portland as there restaurants kick the pants out of Vancouver's.  This is truly a foodie town full of funky little places that make amazing food.  Sometimes, however, my utterly normal style stands out like a frickin'… Continue reading Do you ever feel like you wandered into an episode of Portlandia?

Mina, These Lying Eyes

Updates on the book hook :) Thanks for the feedback.

Thanks so much to everyone who voted through my blog, Facebook, and Google +.   I counted it up, and the statements are below re-arranged in order of most interesting... With 15 votes the winner was: 10) Mina was friends with a nerdy kid in grade school.  Three years have passed, and Mina is the freak… Continue reading Updates on the book hook 🙂 Thanks for the feedback.

Mina, These Lying Eyes

Enhanced Ebooks and an Interactive Post. Looking for some thoughts….

Have you heard of these?  These babies apparently come with all sorts of extras including to the novel.  Some of the ones listed were: the trailer for the book a chapter or two in audio hyperlinks to further explain obscure words, etc What would you be most interested in as an extra?  These are the… Continue reading Enhanced Ebooks and an Interactive Post. Looking for some thoughts….