The Social Experiment

The Social Experiment Have you ever visited a restaurant for the first time, searched out the restroom and double-checked to be sure you were in the right one?  Well, there’s a restaurant in Chattanooga that will make you ponder that more than you’ve ever thought you...

The Value of Traditional Food

I’ve just returned from a Thanksgiving holiday with my children and grandchildren, and the one thing I’m always asked to bring is grandma’s egg noodles. Most people have a special dish they bring to family gatherings around the table, don’t they? It could be Aunt...

Champion Someone’s Dreams

Support local small business. Hmm…cold, with zero emotional attachment, and unlikely to evoke any positive movement toward that goal. How about, “Champion your local dreamers.” Most people who start a business for themselves have a dream; one...

Writing, Painting, Beading, and Baking… oh, my!!

Over the last 90 days, in order to create buzz and excitement (and hopefully, generate a little Christmas money) around the publishing of my debut novel, “Incredulity,” I’ve found myself in a wonderful land of all of my craftiness! Inside the pages...

A Thanksgiving Tale: Don’t Eat and Drive

Ahh, Thanksgiving, the time for families and friends to get together, eat great food and create wonderful memories… and share embarrassing stories about you!  And there’s always one loving family member who’s happy to tell it, every year, right?  And...

Book Launch Arriving – Time to Play

With a little time on my hands, I decided to play around with a free art program called Gimp.  This is the resulting animation I did in a few minutes, thanks to a YouTube tutorial.  I love this, and it fits perfectly with how I’m feeling about...
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