Latest News: Sixth Annual Lillian Presentation

Lillian’s birthday and the dawn of a new school year are upon us. This was the sixth annual “Lillian” presentation to her classmates. It began in the first grade because her classmates kept asking me “why” questions about Lillian. I … Continue reading

Lillian and Being Different Presentation

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It’s that time of year again … Lillian’s Birthday!! Happy Birthday Lillian!! Every year, except last since I homeschooled her last year, I give a “Lillian” presentation to her classmates. This began in the first grade because her classmates kept … Continue reading

Sobbing in the Garage With the True Meaning of Beauty – An Interview With Marjorie Mallon

I was recently a guest on fellow author, Marjorie Mallon’s blog. We chat about how the title of Words of Alchemy came to be, how it came to be that my children have published books, the hardest challenge I’ve faced, … Continue reading

The Decision to Feel – Syllables of Swathi

I was recently a guest of Priya on the beautiful book blog, Syllables of Swathi. I shared my thoughts on the choice to allow myself to feel emotions and feelings. The Decision to Feel I had a decision to make. … Continue reading

The Rain Felt Cold – Christmas 2019 Gift for Thomas

**THROWBACK POST** Homemade gift I made for Thomas. This was great fun! Using a book that was destined for the trash, I randomly opened the book and scanned for phrases to make into a poem. Found Poetry! Challenging! 💜💜💜 I … Continue reading

Words to Live By – Christmas 2019 Gift for The Romano Duo

**THROWBACK POST** December 2019 Homemade gift I made for Mom and Frank (aka The Romano Duo). This was great fun! Using a book that was destined for the trash, I randomly opened the book and scanned for phrases to make … Continue reading

Words of Alchemy – The Lure of Words

The Lure of Words A love of reading A love of books A love of the written word She has always had. Devouring one book after another after another. Books here. Books there. Books everywhere. Oh, the sight, the feel, … Continue reading

Sunday Bruch with Jo of Jaffareadstoo

I was recently invited for Sunday brunch over at Jaffarreadstoo. I absolutely adore the theme of this interview. I’m all about doing things different, and this is a such unique way of interviewing someone! What favourite food are you bringing … Continue reading

Nature’s Knowing – Words of Alchemy

Nature‚Äôs Knowing As I am in your presence I feel the weight Of this body drift Into the clouds. My soul melds with All that we are, And drifts into the knowing Of all that is, ever was And ever … Continue reading

Thoughts on Mother’s Day – 2020

I didn’t post anything about Mother’s Day this past Sunday, May 10, 2020. I was feeling down, and dealing with aching teeth. For anyone new to this blog, I have two kids. Thomas who is 14 years old and Lillian … Continue reading