Monthly Archives: February 2014

The courage to step out of your comfort zone

For those of you who have been on this journey with me, six months ago, when I was preparing for the release of Highland Solution, I didn’t have the first clue how to go about promoting my book. A lovely … Continue reading

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The courage to apologize, forgive and forget

A Facebook friend, Debbie McCreary shared this poster. This is profoundly true. For most people it takes great courage to say, “I’m sorry, I made a mistake.” It is sometimes harder still to be on the receiving end of that … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

Using a random number generator, I have selected the winners of the e-books for the various contests that have been running and they are: Book Lady Zee Book Blog Terry Evans Dianne Congratulations! I will be contacting you via email. … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day!

While I have been waxing on about Courage, there has been a lot of love in the air. A variety of Valentine’s events are winding up today. I have summarized them at the bottom of this post. They all end … Continue reading

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The Courage to say “I don’t know.”

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. The jury is out on who actually said this. It is often attributed to either Abraham Lincoln or Mark Twain … Continue reading

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The Courage to do what you must

This is my grandfather, Van Wesley Carper whom I loved dearly. He died on this day 45 years ago when I was six years old and I still miss him. Now that I am north of fifty I realize how … Continue reading

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Try, Anyway: Stories of Courage – Author, Liz Fountain

It is my pleasure to welcome fellow Champagne Book Group author Elizabeth Fountain to my blog today. Liz left a demanding job as a university administrator in Seattle to move to the small town of Ellensburg, Washington, and pursue her … Continue reading

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