A Feline Warrior


It’s a must read if you have dreams of living your own life as a warrior because if this 5 pound cat can survive -16 degree weather year-after-year and still roll around and smile at the sun no matter what, you can.

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“Silencing Echoes” Coming Soon


  “Silencing Echoes”, which was the original name of my personal healing memoir, takes a look at the various ways we attempt to silence our painful echoes from the past, frequent with damaging effects on our health and spirituality as well as those around us. This non-fiction book is based on the parts of my […]

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I Am The Memory Keeper


Longing, loss, lost and grief. Some of the hardest things to work with and I’m not talking about just the death of “a person” – it can be the death of a routine, a recipe you lost from your great-great-grandmother, a job opportunity you thought you had in the bag, or you just found out […]

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Writing with Passion – Healing with Purpose


Some of you may not know I am a writer and a Doctor of Natural Health.  I share that information to set the stage as you begin to read the words that follow.  I have struggled for some time on how to blend both “parts” of me together, and today, I discovered that I no longer need […]

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Kicking Ash


  It has been said that “firewood is not the fire”. Let’s think that through for a moment. Assuming this example is correct, firewood is the “fuel” to fire’s needs.  Firewood would still be firewood without the fire and remains so until fire uses it.  When fire uses the firewood to fuel itself, it morphs […]

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Singsong Style


Today I’m writing in a rhythmic sing-song style by attentively listening to my inner voice.  I begin to understand its lyrics, hear its melody, and feel the tone of its voice.  It sometimes sounds passionate, sometimes urgent, then rushed and demanding, but suddenly the light flows in showing me the cheerful side of it all […]

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Whine or Wine?


Today, I feel like I’m on a scary but yet exciting journey to a destination unknown to me so I’m am doing what writers do. I keep writing. And wine. Deb

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Excerpt . . .


“It hadn’t been safe to be authentic, to express thoughts and feelings openly. In a violent, alcoholic home, is wasn’t even safe for the adults to do so. You learn to blend in, to accommodate, to be vigilant for cues of anger that often led to violence.  You hide so well you can’t even find […]

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Excerpt . . .New Book In Process


“It hadn’t been safe to be authentic, to express thoughts and feelings openly. In a violent, alcoholic home, is wasn’t even safe for the adults to do so. You learn to blend in, to accommodate, to be vigilant for cues of anger that often led to violence.  You hide so well you can’t even find […]

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