Jet Lag and Brain Malfunction

I just arrived back from Istanbul. After 18 hours of travelling on Sunday, I am pretty beat. I never once opened my laptop while in Turkey. Aside from visiting the blog world on my smartphone whenever I could—I basically did NO THINKING AT ALL. No thinking about my...

My Fourth Trip to Istanbul

I am flying to Istanbul, Turkey today. It will be my fourth visit, and I am super excited, but also nervous to be traveling there during an election. It can get a little crazy in Istanbul around these times. I am anxious to see family and have my son (his second trip)...

Blogging: Bringing People Together

I have only been blogging for a few weeks now, but one of the things I have found absolutely amazing is the connections you make with people from all over the world. Being slightly obsessed with other cultures, I am always interested to know where someone is from—and...

Revisions: What To Do?!

This will be a short post, as I just got my manuscript back from my developmental editor, and I am contemplating incinerating it. I had hoped I could make some revisions … and then I could move on to the next phase of the self-publishing process. And yes, I can...