With Winning In Mind – A Book Review

With Winning in Mind – a book review I really have to like a book to give it a review on my blog. And this is one of those books. It’s written by a former Olympian. The book is based on the Mental Management System. And it’s all about winning. Not just winning in competition,

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New Website Reveal

It’s finally here. The new website look. I changed the website from a standard format to WordPress. This way I can post exciting news on the website, in a blog post, and you don’t have to be on social media to find out. Not everyone is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, so I wanted a

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The New Mystery Series

Wheeeee! I’ve started a new mystery series. Don’t worry, the Gotcha folks will still be around for a while. This is the Willa Friday Food & Wine Cozy Mystery series. The new series takes place in the Sonoma Valley, in a town called Pear. Willa is a former chef and food stylist turned food blogger.

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Rainy Sundays & Creativity

Rainy days make me long for my hometown. Not that California has that much rain, but it has fog and overcast skies. I remember the weekends at the barn with my horses. I boarded them at a local stable that had lots of people of all ages. On the really rainy days we couldn’t ride

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Downloading A File To Your eReader

Transferring files to your Kindle using Email Instructions adapted from Amazon Help pages. Download the Mobi file to your computer. This will have a .mobi extension after the file name and would have been sent to you as an attachment, or if the file was too large for email, you would have been sent a Dropbox

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On Taking Risks & Letting Go

  The picture that goes with this post is silly, but it represents my fear of heights. There’s taking stupid risks and there’s taking calculated risks. Before I became a full-time writer, my husband and I went on a vacation to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. One of the excursions we went on included an “outdoor adventure.” And

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