No Idea What I’m Doing While Earth Dancing With Three Positive Words – Sonya Interviews Camilla

This past July I took part in a written interview with Sonya of “A Lover of Books”. Before the interview could post, Sonya made a decision to retire from book blogging, which I fully understand. Book blogging can be intense! … Continue reading

Throwback Post: One Blood Test, One Phone Call, One Moment in Time

**THROWBACK POST** (Team TLC – July 2014) Written in 2014 and 2015 November 2020 Note – This writing does not flow. It appears I came back to this over several months in 2014 and 2015 adding my thoughts. I’ve left … Continue reading

An Emotional Connection and Soothing to My Soul – Words of Alchemy

Thank you to Jo of Jaffareadstoo for this wonderful, moving review for Words of Alchemy. “What did I think about it.. During this global pandemic I find that I am turning increasingly to the healing nature of inspirational verse to … Continue reading

Throwback: Parenting is My Work and My Art

**THROWBACK POST** (Team TLC – 2015) Written some time in 2015 Parenthood is my work and my art. Something within was awakened when I became a parent. My life completely shifted when my two kids entered it. They reflected back, … Continue reading

Throwback Post: Fifty Things I Am Proud Of

**THROWBACK POST** (Written sometime in 2017) (from a July 2020 walk – taken by me) **2020 Updated Content in Bold** This was inspiring and fun to stumble across.  50 Things I Am Proud of: Wrote and published a book in … Continue reading

The First Week – Stay at Home Vacation and Social Media Break

(Photo I took on an early morning walk, Friday, July 31, 2020) I was moved to write about the first week (July 26 – August 1, 2020), and now I know why. I feel so much better having simply gotten … Continue reading

Gentle Courage that Unfolds into a Celebration – Words of Alchemy

“This is an exceptional collection of endlessly expressive free verse poetry, extremely moving and inspirational in a variety of different ways. It speaks of nature, healing, family, heart, unconditional love, joy, harmony in oneself, mindfulness, vulnerability and genuine acceptance of … Continue reading

Makes You Consider Your Own Life – Words of Alchemy

“This book is full of beautiful, inspiring, thought provoking poems about love, nature, acceptance, joys, fun, mindfulness and gratitude! They really pick you up and make you consider your own life and the changes you could welcome to lead a … Continue reading

Throwback Post: Being a Sibling to One With Special Needs

(I recently changed the hosting company for this website, along with all other websites I manage. In the aftermath, my draft posts got deleted. Oh no! Fortunately, they were in the back up and could be reinstalled. However, the original … Continue reading

A Calming Meditational Journey – Words of Alchemy

“A beautiful testament to the love and dedication of a mother to her children, and her personal transformation using nature as a guide and companion. I was instantly transported to zenlike mindfulness by the melodic prose in this beautiful collection. … Continue reading