january 8, 2019

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck someplace you don’t belong.” ~ Unknown     Elvis didn’t make it. David Bowie didn’t make it. I made it! Today marked another revolution around the sun for yours truly. I took a cue from Crystal Heis and took the afternoon off (she’s takes the whole day on her birthday, but I couldn’t do that). I

june 14, 2018

“Fill your heart with what’s important and be done with all the rest.” ~ Unknown     Solidago hit the stores tonight and what an honor to be shelved beside Bobbie Ann Mason. Our forth issue made its debut at Brier Books who hosted a launch party to celebrate. Brier Books is also our first brick and mortar store! They’re very focused on Kentucky writers. They happened to be looking

april 19, 2018

“It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute… that gives meaning to our lives.” ~ Tony Robbins     These things right here topped off a wonderful evening adventure at Apollo Pizza in Richmond with most of the Happiness Gals. I’m exhausted, in a good way, but there will be more about this fabulous night in another post. Suffice it to say, I’ve had a

december 20, 2012

“Live your life and forget your age.” ~ Unknown More than once I’ve passed Laura Hall in the stacks. There she’ll be, up to her elbows in books; moving, shifting, moving, shifting. I always stop for a chat, and an hour later, I make it back to my desk. Always I come away smarter, and my heart feels glad. That happened today. I went back with my camera, but she