March 2019 I’m amazed that it’s nearly April! Time seems to be racing by and I feel a need to focus and be in a more purposeful mindset so that will be in the works for me. Big thanks to my wonderful Beta Readers of “A Song for Home”. I’ve met with all of them […]
I was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas (the setting of my book, A Song for Jessica) and graduated with a degree in English from The University of Texas at Austin ages ago. I’ve had many jobs over the years, proofreader, graphic artist, customer service representative, executive complaints clerk, corporate trainer, corporate content writer, […]
Allison Deleon always dreamed of a musical career, but when her ten-year old brother was killed in a car accident years ago, everything changed for her and she eventually gave up on her dream. Now, 28-year old Allison feels life spinning out of control. She’s one step away from getting fired at work and her […]
If not now, when?
If there’s something you want to do in this life, something you think you’re meant to do but just haven’tRead more.
The magic of gratitude
Gratitude can change your life. It’s like magic. And even though I truly believe this, it still catches me off-guardRead more.
After a break – Getting back to work
It seems like I’ve been away from work for a while, like between the week of Thanksgiving 2018 and theRead more.
A visit to Parker Creek Ranch, D’Hanis, Texas
Do you know where your food comes from? I’ve been thinking about that a lot lately. I’m an omnivorous city-girlRead more.
It’s the in-between stuff that can kick your butt
Starting a project is hard. Finishing is hard. But it’s the in-between stuff that can kick your butt. That’s whatRead more.
A small victory outside my comfort zone
I had a Book Signing at the Barnes and Noble store in Corpus Christi a few weeks ago and itRead more.
Changing paths and dreaming dreams
It’s funny to reflect on how you got where you are, the choices you made and paths you chose toRead more.
The uncertainty of life and preparing for the inevitable
I’m trying something new and including an audio version of the post here: Life is so uncertain. I know this, butRead more.
How to ignore naysayers and other well-meaning people
Are you up to the challenge of ignoring naysayers and other well-meaning people? Here’s the scenario. You’re finally ready toRead more.
Start strong, finish stronger
I’ve often thought about the idea of “starting” and whether it’s easier to start or finish. (I think I must’veRead more.