Jubilation!

I’m still here, coming up for air from time to time. An independent author’s work doesn’t end, and then when I fit all the extra life moments, a month or two has passed. On The Writing Front While working on my MC romance and erotica, another story idea came to me, so began my underground gang/crime novel. Marketing It would […]

Goals and Challenges!

I think it’s great to make goals in life. Goals give us hope and purpose, challenges and failures, and always keep us going. And what better time to list personal goals than a new year, especially after this one. This year was a tough one for many. I can honestly say that although it was challenging, it wasn’t the worst […]

Going to the Doctor – America vs. Germany

Many of us aren’t fans of going to the doctor. We’d rather pretend our cholesterol or blood pressure is normal. Or the holidays are to blame for our additional weight gain, even if we’re not quite sure which holidays we’re referring to. For whatever reason, visits to the doctor make many of us uncomfortable. When I began this expat journey, […]

Tea Please!

When I lived in Chicago, I drank tea during the winter months because my condo was cold, but I wasn’t what you’d call an avid tea drinker. Fast forward to Germany, and I drink tea all year round. Coffee had always been my drink of choice. I used to drink about a pot a day. It’s a German thing to […]

Cannabliss!

Let’s talk cannabis, weed, pot, hemp, wacky tobaccy … whatever you call it. Everyone has an opinion about using and legalizing cannabis, but not everyone has taken the time to learn a little bit about it. Over the holidays, I had a discussion with a friend, who was against everything cannabis. She said her and her family drink socially and […]