GEM: Jennifer Theriot..& 7 more

Holly A Special Deal, Aubree Lane, author, Blog tour, Cherime MacFarlane, Diane Rinella, Dreams, Friends, GEM Feature, Jennifer Bryan Yarbrough, Jennifer Theriot, Kelly Cozzone, Linda Lee Williams, personal heros, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Romance, Sammie J, Uncategorized, Veterans 2 Comments

Today I’d like to feature a great author that I met online. Jennifer Theriot writes in the romance genre and when I first approached her with the idea of this feature she gave me information for Out Of The Box Regifted which is the second of her series. I will share that with you BUT since that time she has …

A Loving Retrospect -or- My How Time Flies!

Holly author, balance, Dreams, Friends, personal heros, strength to overcome 1 Comment

Today I celebrate thirty-eight years of marriage with my hubby. It is a wonder to me to do the math and see that number. It’s not like I knew the magic formula. Quite to the contrary. My own parents divorced when I was a teen and it left some scars. Yet here I am looking at a relationship that has …

The Land of the Free Because of the Brave

Holly A Special Deal, Contest, Memorial Day, personal heros 1 Comment

~Memorial Event to Help Wounded Soldiers~ The charity we have chosen: The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund serves United States military personnel wounded or injured in service to our nation, and their families.  Supporting these heroes helps repay the debt all Americans owe them for the sacrifices they have made in service to our nation. They are our nation’s greatest national resource, …

Moonstone Heroes

hollybarbo author, Dreams, John M. Moore, Martin Luther King, persevere, personal heros, Sarah Burke, Steve Jobs, strength to overcome 2 Comments

Pretend you are creating a fantasy character. He or she has a special courage which allows them to calmly accept the risks of their hazardous life quest or their remarkable vision for change. They are charming, confident, intelligent and their humor has shades of humility. In our story our fantasy person’s special qualities are represented by a magical talisman. Our …

Tribute to the Strength of Dreams: Susan Boyle

hollybarbo Anne McCaffrey, Dreams, inspiration, Patience and writing, persevere, personal heros, strength to overcome, Susan Boyle, the creative process Leave a Comment

When I wrote the tribute to Anne McCaffrey I wanted to express how much she contributed to my life. That got me thinking about other people who have touched a chord which resonated deeply. These people can be known to many or few. It really doesn’t matter. They are a warm, mellow note that thrums deep inside me. I will …

In Memory of Anne McCaffrey

hollybarbo Anne McCaffrey, author, inspiration, personal heros, Readers, the creative process Leave a Comment

On Monday, November 21st our world, our realm, lost a lovely voice in story telling. Anne McCaffrey has left us. Though we all realize that death is inevitable it is with a moment of poignancy that I recall a piece of the harper’s song from her Dragon Rider’s Series: Your voice is sad and your hands are slow And your …