Br-r-r-r-r…But Baby It’s Cold Outside!

Dearest Readers: But baby, it’s cold outside! It is Thursday morning. Normally, I rush to my Weight Watchers meetings on Thursday mornings; however, this Thursday morning is the exception. Why? Simple. I live in Charleston, SC — a city that markets itself as a city with ‘a mild climate.’ Mild climate? Are they nuts? ItContinue reading “Br-r-r-r-r…But Baby It’s Cold Outside!”

Welcome to The Beautiful City of Charleston

Dearest Readers: As stated in the headline, The City of Charleston, SC is crippled — all due to a freak ice/snow storm. The signature bridge of this beautiful city, The Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge, closed last night at 8pm. At this moment, the bridge is still closed. A few curious pedestrians actually chose today toContinue reading “Welcome to The Beautiful City of Charleston”

“Chattahoochee Child…” Just Opening A Vein…To Write!

Dearest Readers: If you are reading this, and either you know me, or follow my blog, you will know the struggles I have just writing “Chattahoochee Child.” Years ago, at a writer’s meeting, I shared the premise of this story, receiving much encouragement. At the time, I had no idea where the story would go,Continue reading ““Chattahoochee Child…” Just Opening A Vein…To Write!”

Simple Start, Weight Watchers — Why? Because It Works!

Dearest Readers: Yes, I know…I’ve been quiet. As you recall, the new year started with a loss…not at Weight Watchers, but a loss of a loved one — our precious little Maltese, Shasta Daisy Shampagne. She was at least ten-years-old, probably closer to twelve. For approximately six months we watched her slowly fading away fromContinue reading “Simple Start, Weight Watchers — Why? Because It Works!”

To a New Year, New Beginnings, Goals and Promises – Learning to Move On

Dearest Readers: My last post, Saturday, January 4, 2014 was written with a broken heart after we lost our precious Maltese, Shasta Daisy Shampagne. To say it has been a stressful, depressing and an almost unbearable week is an understatement. I have caught myself bursting into tears as the sea of grief rushes over meContinue reading “To a New Year, New Beginnings, Goals and Promises – Learning to Move On”

Carolina Opry

                                  For Immediate Release             January 8, 2014             843-913-1453 Media Contact: Jordan Watkins  Director of Marketing 843-913-1453      Editorial Note: Images available for download here: Calvin Gilmore and cast are available for interviews.   28th season of landmark variety showContinue reading “Carolina Opry”

Top 10 Workout Songs for 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Top 10 Workout Songs of 2013 Fort Wayne, IN – January 2, 2014 – The end of the year is a great time to survey workout music for two reasons. First, it provides a chance to look back at the year that’s winding down and reminisce. Second, the new year isContinue reading “Top 10 Workout Songs for 2013”

In Memory of Precious Shasta Daisy Shampagne, Our Adorable Maltese

Dearest Readers: Only moments ago, when I awoke, I rushed to check on our precious, weakened little girl, our adorable Maltese, Shasta Daisy Shampagne. Today, when I touched her to whisper love words and good morning to her, she did not respond. I uncovered her from the blankets keeping her warm. Only this time, sheContinue reading “In Memory of Precious Shasta Daisy Shampagne, Our Adorable Maltese”