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 […]
Somewhere Between Fat and Thin
On a recent 3-hour drive home from Galveston to San Antonio, I listened to an episode of “This American Life”Read more.
Keep Cool This Summer
Ahh, summer is here. Long days, warm temperatures, outdoor activities, vacation, and relaxed schedules are unmistakable signs that it’s summertime, theRead more.
Nutrition and inflammation – how are they related and why should I care?
Inflammation sounds alarming and serious, and it definitely can be, but it’s also common and normal. It’s your body’s wayRead more.
5 Things I Learned While Running an Obstacle Course Race (OCR)
Reveille Park in Burnet, TX – a beautiful, picturesque place, especially in the spring. Delicate yellow, red, and violet wildflowersRead more.
Going Gray Update
Just a quick update on my going gray status. The last time I dyed my hair was right before ThanksgivingRead more.
My Dreamboard and The Law of Attraction
I made a dreamboard (also called a vision board) about a year or 2 ago. I put pictures and quotesRead more.
To Weigh or Not to Weigh?
To weigh or not to weigh: that is the question. If you’re trying to lose weight, this question becomes anRead more.
Flex Your Mental Muscle
What’s the mind-body connection when it comes to good health? What does our mental muscle have to do with buildingRead more.
Book Review: ‘The War of Art’
At a recent work training, a few of my peers and I chit-chatted about various things and we started talkingRead more.
3 Songs and a Message
The other day on my way to work I had an unexpected reaction to a string of songs playing on theRead more.