Heliotrope Nights: My Serenity Prayer

These days, time is sneaking by so quietly I almost forgot to announce that I have a new book coming out tomorrow (here’s a sneak peek via the trailer)! My wonderful publisher timed the release for World Environment Day since Heliotrope Nights is a celebration of nature and spirit and soul. The funny things about publication is that by the time the book is published you … Continue reading Heliotrope Nights: My Serenity Prayer

Fifty-Two: From Lamentations of the Sea

Fifty-two. The number of weeks I have left in Alaska. Well, give or take a few since life can sometimes have its own timetable, but approximately one year from today we will be pulling up stakes and moving on across the waters to Kauai. I drove to work this week thinking of the number 52 in my mind. That if things do fall out the … Continue reading Fifty-Two: From Lamentations of the Sea

The Duckpond: from Freebird Fridays

I try and share a book excerpt a month on this site. I’m a few days early, but for April (and because I need to daydream of spring while snow pours down outside my window) I’m sharing a poem from Freebird Fridays on the passage of life and time, which centers around the setting of a duck pond. Happy Reading! -BethAnne “the duckpond” It was 5 … Continue reading The Duckpond: from Freebird Fridays

For Luck: from Lamentations of the Sea

I’ve decided to start featuring an excerpt from one of my books on this blog! Below is a passage from Lamentations of The Sea: 111 passages on grief, love, loss and letting go. Additional information can be found here.  Happy Reading! -BethAnne “For Luck” I’ve started calling them Brent pennies and collecting them in a cup as a symbol of love and luck. It’s not … Continue reading For Luck: from Lamentations of the Sea