Guest Post by T. B. Markinson

Today I am thrilled to have T. B. Markinson do a guest post about her newly released second novel---Marionette.  This blogging world is a big and wonderful place and I found T. B. awhile ago and started following her personal blog at 50 Year Project and have totally loved it. When she broke the news that her first book, A Woman Lost, was coming out I jumped on the bandwagon and cheered her on.  Now she shares a bit about her latest novel and I could not be happier to share my blog with her … [Read more...]

And Now a Break from Wordless Wednesday for Big News

Today we take a break from my normal Wordless Wednesday post to share the good news that one of my new favorite authors--T. B. Markinson has a new book coming out!  If you remember she is one of the authors that I highlighted in my blog post here when her first novel, A Woman Lost, debuted. I am thrilled to help promote this newest book and the official cover reveal today!!!!  Stay tuned for more info in December about this up and coming author that I proudly call friend! Title: … [Read more...]

Self -Compassion

Self esteem has long been considered the bedrock of individual success.  But high self-esteem may not be all that it's cracked up to be.  Thinking you're great (which of course you are) comes with pressure to live up to your own self-image.  You may live in quiet terror of making mistakes, and even worse, feel devastated when you do.  When faced with a challenge, you don't need to believe in your own brilliance as much as you need to confront your flaws head on.  Develop self-compassion, a … [Read more...]

Change and a Bit of Wanderlust

I need a change.  I have been thinking about it for quite awhile and I am almost ready for it.  I have gotten too comfortable with my lot in life and I feel a change is coming in my old aching and decrepit bones. After all I have been back in my own home for a little over a month now with few deviations.   I have a bit of the wanderlust in me.   And I think I owe it to my great great uncle Rollo Walter Brown.   I think he was a man with a bit of wanderlust in him. Though I never had the … [Read more...]