She’s cute, bubbly and is learning to Scuba Dive! Who is she? Lynn H. Blackburn, my friend and mentor. This woman and published author runs a household with three children, homeschools her kids and finds the time to write and publish amazing books. Want to know how she does it?  Read her interview below: Q: ... Continue Reading →


Bowl of Soup, anyone?

Nothing like a good bowl of tomato soup on a cold winter’s day. Maybe a little, grilled cheese on the side. But would we be willing to trade a gift of fortune, power, fame, and prestige for that bowl of soup? "Of course not," we say. Are you sure? Esau was the oldest son of... Continue Reading →

Are you a Frogger too?

I'm a job hopper. Some might say I change jobs more than Kim Kardashian changes her clothes, although that might be a bit of an exaggeration. Most people view job hopping as a negative trait, but most can agree that the days of staying with one company for your entire work life is almost nonexistent.... Continue Reading →

Captain America was almost right …

    Come on Captain America!  You were so close. The surgical defibrillation scene in Winter Soldier almost got the details correct. (Spoilers below) During one of the scenes, Fury is shot by the Winter Soldier. He is taken to surgery where the surgeon uses a defibrillator to shock his heart back into rhythm. Watch... Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Writing ER Scenes

The sitcom I was watching, showed the ultrasound of the baby. I could hear the heartbeat, but no rhythm was displayed on the screen. As a registered medical sonographer (not to be confused with a court stenographer), instructor of the profession and healthcare enthusiast, I've performed hundreds of fetal heart rates with ultrasound. When they're... Continue Reading →

The Creeper Trail

They call it "The Creeper Trail." Sounds like a good name for my next Romance Suspense novel. 😉 People from miles around visit the attraction with the name derived from days when steam engines crept through the amazing wooded scenery of Abingdon, Virginia into the Iron Mountains. Or perhaps, the moniker came from the plant called... Continue Reading →

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