Category: Hearthside

Saying “I Love You”

What can I do, right now, in this extremely contemplative moment (besides still be drinking coffee at noon)!? WRITE…ok, cool, I know a place 😉       Five days in to year 37, on one of the MOST heavy/light weeks of the year…

Edge of Thirty-Seven

Depending on when you are reading this, I am either on the edge of 37 or, in fact, 37 years old. Blogs aren’t the place for writing books so I can’t fully describe here, all that 36 was filled with, however, I can tell…

Feeling Life and Living Love

It’s time for my yearly fundraising campaign!! Although, I wish I felt the enthusiasm of the exclamation points right now. I didn’t have one until two years ago, when I made a commitment to being more involved with the charity I support the most…

Bring Me to Life

I was at a semi-local convention recently and was going to sing the above mentioned song…but I didn’t have to because someone else did…ok, I was singing too, from the crowd. I had to sing to ease the urge to cry…not tears of a…

The Wonderful Thing about Lizzie

If you follow me on Instagram (@onwanderwoodlane) you will already know the subject of the post because I @ her A LOT!!!   We became friends YEARS ago via our various, mutual fandoms and haven’t looked back since! I admire so much about her…

What is Done in Love is Done Well

By the title of this post you might think I am about to talk about a recent trip to my local Hallmark store. While I don’t have a moving greeting card purchase to share, I have found a place with just as much warmth,…

Your Heart Is Welcome Here

Before I say anything else, I want to say that if you don’t think there is a place in the world where the title of this post is true, please keep reading, because there is a place/space, I promise.   The running joke of…