Letter To My Mother’s Murderer

Originally posted on S.M. Tsonis:
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, coincidentally, it is also my 30th birthday. As if that wasn’t frightening enough (childless + unmarried = spinster), I get to spend my birthday fighting back jealous thoughts about everyone else who gets to celebrate their amazing moms. ? Dear knife wielding intruder, I’m…

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I am nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award!

I want to thank Life With Joy for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award!   In order to “accept” the award, recipients are asked to… Thank the person who nominated them and include a link back to their blog. Display the award logo and follow the blogger who nominated you. List the rules […]

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Book Review: She’s Come Undone – Wally Lamb

I’ve read the reviews. Many rated the book as one of the worst they have ever read. However, Oprah, has put her large stamp of approval on the book. I read the description of the book – a young girl becomes overweight after experiencing quite a few childhood trauma’s. She learns how to deal and […]

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Novella Review: The Locke Hart Chronicles

One of the cool things I’ve discovered since starting my blog, is the network of writers who are willing to help each other learn, and grow their writing skills through sharing their work before it’s published. That enables the writer to get better, unbiased feedback about their writing. Having your mom, sister, or mom’s sisters’ […]

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Wedding Speech for My Little Sister

For those of you who don’t know me, I am the least crazy of the Schmansky sisters, and Danielle’s older sister, Shannon. I feel so honored to be a part of Nick and Danielle’s special day. Things have never come easy for Danielle, even though she makes it look effortless. Just look at her sitting […]

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