So you're ready to take the next step and add a furry companion to your life. That's fantastic! But how do you know which animal will best fit your lifestyle and family needs? Have you thought about who's going to be responsible for your companion? Will it be your kids? Your partner? Are you living … Continue reading Picking A Pet: Cats vs. Dogs
Most all pet owners love their fur-babies to death. I know that I do! My cats are my world and I'm always striving to make sure they're happy and well taken care of. I'd rather go without than see my kitties go without. However, sometimes even the simplest things can have the biggest impact on … Continue reading 6 Things That Kill A Cat’s Happiness.
Changes are coming. Big changes that could affect my entire lifestyle. But I'm getting a head of myself.... Let me rewind and apologize for my extended absence from blogging on here. Then, let me follow up that apology by saying you may as well get used to it. No, I'm not going to stop blogging. … Continue reading Changes
I played my very first game of paintball when I was twelve years old and on a church youth group event at Pev's in Virginia. It was thrilling, it was overwhelming, but mostly I hated wearing the mask! It felt constrictive. Restraining. I wasn't sure I liked the idea of being in the middle of … Continue reading Is Paintball The Next Big Thing?
There's a reason positivity is all the hype these days. It's a wagon people are jumping on almost as fast as millennials did social media, and here's why: Positivity works. No tricks. No teases. Just results. I've personally experienced countless situations when shifting my mindset positively made a favorable impact, whether in my health, my life, or ultimately my happiness. The … Continue reading Positive Mindset, Positive Results
I'll admit, I'm a little paranoid speaking or writing about my book series. I've got a long way to go before it's ready for publishing and there's a little part of me that wants to keep everything to myself for fear of losing a great idea or character to a thief. Not that anyone could ever … Continue reading Character Drawing – The Protagonist
Fiction writing is like any other art form. It takes practice, perseverance, and technique to create the best version of the work. Without honing the craft and embracing innovative ideas it'd be difficult to grow as an author and create stories that live up to their full potential. The world I built (and am still building) for … Continue reading The Advice That Saved My Fiction Writing