Beta by Jasinda Wilder

 I just finished book 2 Beta to the follow up to Alpha by Jasinda Wilder. This woman can write some books. Each book she puts out makes you want to savor each word slowly. Her characters feel real and often you can relate to the situation going on in the story. This story was intense and often very hard to read. For one, it will make you angry on how people treat each other when not in the enviornment they are use too. Often it was scary to read. This was Jasinda really writing outside of the box....more

Scott Hildreth

I want to introduce you to Author SD Hildreth aka Scott Hildreth. His new book Unbroken will be hitting the book stands, kindles, nooks, and any other source that makes you crave good books, Ocotober 25. Reading for me is my escape. My place to decompress and relax. Something about Mr. Hildreths books that make you just feel better and hope there are truly great men out there as he describes in his books. Now unless you have read them, you must understand the relationships and story lines are not all cotton candy and love at first sight....more

Finding your comfort and When is it okay to try something new?

I am fourty three now. I never have gotten married. I am pretty comfortable with that and so far I must say I am pretty happy. I have tried something new this year and that was sushi and honestly that was not that big of a deal and not something I will break my neck to go eat. It is OKAY but not that big of deal. So when do you think it is okay to try something new or go out your comfort zone? What makes you want to try something new? Does it take someone else to bring you out of your shell? Do you have a bucket list? My bucket list is more of places I want to visit....more

Social Media And The People You Meet

I have been part of the social media world for quite some time. First with facebook and then twitter. Now I have been introduced to Path. I think social media is a great tool to meet people and if you have a brand to promote that too can do wonders when trying to make a name for yourself. What I have run into lately is the people who are not who they say they are on social media. The fake people who I have encountered the last few years was and is still alarming. Twitter seems to breed a lot of that....more

The Death Of A Friend

September 28, 2014 I was told of the death of my mentor, my friend, my writing partner and my professor Sloan Letman, III . My heart hurts and I am sad. For the last seven years I have talked to him just about every day. Now my phone is quiet. He taught criminal justice and was a practicing lawyer. He was instrumental in me finishing my education and was still encouraging me to get my Ph.D. He taught me about never giving up, helping the underdog, and always be open minded no matter the situation. He was funny and had the famous "Sloanism" saying that would make you laugh....more

Technology and why has it taken over?

Do any of us remember what life was like before computers and cell phones? I remember how life wasn't so hetic and people actually talked face to face with each other. You actually mailed a letter through the post office and not email. I was a eighties kid. Computers were becoming popular but expensive. Bulky and loud. Cellphones were for cars and the very rich. Fast forward to 2014, everyone has a cellphone or as they are  called a smartphone. Computers are now laptops and IPads or kindles. Life is revolved around social media and how we can one up each other in technology....more

Miltary Families and Welfare

I recently watched a news program discussing todays military family. With all the military cuts going on and the winding down of the current war, the statistics are showing that 25% of our active duty families and 20% of our retired military families are struggling to make ends meet. Most young families who both work are still needing help to feed the family. Most are using food banks and some type of welfare. Why is that? I tell you in my opinion it is due to all the cut backs and non understanding by our politicans....more

Dating over fourty

Lately, I have been in a dry spell. This dating is really just a drag. Nevermind online dating too.. half of those people make up things that are not true about themselves. ( been there and done that) Then when I do meet someone, they are either one married or two playing games. Now in my fourties it seems even harder. Am I overthinking or looking in the wrong area. Why bother looking? I just will not give up. I still believe there is someone out there for me. For all I have been through, I deserve someone to share the remainder of my life with, doesn't everyone?...more
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***Review*** MoleHill July 18, 2014 Kansas City, MO CZAR BAR

The Czar Bar sits downtown in Kansas City, Mo. At first look you begin to wonder, but nearby you have the Crown Center and the Sprint Center. The Czar Bar is known for the local and long distance bands. I was given the pleasure of being invited to hear the popular Chicago band "MoleHill". So I scheduled a plane trip and made my way to hear the band that seems to be having people talking and talking a lot. MoleHill can be described as poptastic rock or in some cases alternative with a twist. They have recently debuted a video "MoneyLife". You may find this video on YouTube....more

My love for small time bands

I have this thing for small bands of the unkown who are on the brink of making it big. I am new fan of this group SYNDROME OF FIRE. They are just coming off the Beyond the Blackened Sky Tour. I highly encourage you go to YOUTUBE and check them out. Another group with a dear friend of mine playing is MOLEHILL . They are on their Equinox tour. I encourage you to come out to Kansas City MO on July 18 and check out this band of all bands. Show suport for new artists alike. Micah Oser and Devin Staples play drums for both bands mentioned....more