Love Category

90 Spontaneous Days Around The World : How to discover your passions in the face of catastrophe

“the truth I ‘d been running from was so strong, it was as big as the promise of the coming day…” My roommate Hannah and I sleepwalked into our clothes. Together with our traveling companions, we piled in five jeeps to take the dizzying, nighttime drive to summit Mt. Bromo. I sat in the far […]

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Happy New Year! 2014’s greatest gift

The biggest gift 2014 gave me is the realization that: Big dreams are our birthright. Dream BIG. Believe. Watch what happens. Another great gift was walking barefoot in the rice paddies. A very Happy New Year to you, my faithful reader. You’ve stuck with me through thick and thin and now, I’m on the other side. […]

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More thankful this Thanksgiving than any other

  I sit at the fire pit where I first met him. The magic that night undeniable. There is no such magic tonight. I give a big smile to the flames and the memory and wonder why love disappears. The asking takes me back to Bali. Why is not a spiritual question Laura, my healer […]

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True love

I love you,’ Buttercup said. ‘I know this must come as something of a surprise to you, since all I’ve ever done is scorn you and degrade you and taunt you, but I have loved you for several hours now, and every second, more. I thought an hour ago that I loved you more than […]

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YA Storytellers “fireworks” excerpts — so hot they explode!

I’m excited to giveaway a signed paperback to a random Goodreads commenter in the YA Storytellers Book Club Group discussion of Shadow Slayer. Click here to participate….     Click here to listen to the series playlist! Here’s the “fireworks” excerpt from Shadow Slayer: He finally slows to a stop at the last deserted […]

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Teaser Tuesday: THE STORYTELLERS…release day a week away & e-ARC winners!

Congrats to Jodi, Kerri, Diana, Aimee & Daniela, winner of THE STORYTELLERS Cover Reveal e-ARC giveaway! There’s more giveaways on the book blog tour starting next week, and lots of exclusive excerpts, interviews and the book trailer & dream cast reveals too:D I hope you can join in the fun that gets started on 9.9.13. […]

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Malibu & 27 Years : The Sculpture Anniversary

Yesterday was our 27th anniversary. I found out that in the modern gift list, this is our Sculpture Anniversary. (Last year being original pictures? -Really?) I’m not sure if I’m into the modern list (especially since #44 is groceries :) ) but it’s kind of fun to check them out. Ours was a year of […]

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Happy New Year! 2013 roared in, in many unexpected ways for me. Here’s a picture of the New Year’s Day hike I took with my husband in Big Sur on the Skinner Trail, at Devil’s Peak. I have a love of surprises. On the drive down to Big Sur we saw whales spouting in the […]

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