SETBACKS, HOW DO YOU HANDLE IT?

Hey y’all. I know most of my blogging hasn’t had much to do with writing or books, but sometimes, I feel it’s important also to share what is in my heart. Hope that is okay with ALL of my subscribers 🙂 This week I registered online with www.dailyom.com to get advice on improving my health, […]

Je Ne Sais Quoi!!!!

JE NE SAIS QUOI Feeling a lil something-something / feeling some kind of way Receiving compliments used to be something that was hard to accept. I have always been so critical of myself and sometimes negative about many things in my life. However, over the years I have grown and become a more mature positive […]

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“NEVER JUDGE A BOOK BY IT’S COVER”

HAPPY NEW YEARS TO YOU ALL. 2017 IS HERE, AND 2016 IS IN OUR REARVIEW. LET’S MAKE FRESH STARTS WITH CONFIDENT ATTITUDES. WHAT’S GOING ON WITH ME SINCE LAST YEAR. I have finally completed my grandkids middle-grade book. The cover and interior look great. I am putting a fresh face on my first book Slightly […]

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#Tune In Tuesday

Lots going on theses days. Let’s get to the updates. Last movie I saw.  My daughter and I went to see “Badder Santa”, was not what I expected. The first Bad Santa was hilarious but this second edition gave a few chuckles. As I have always stated some movies are just not meant to be […]

What Have I Been Up To!

What I’ve Been Up To! by Petite Breaux        Last movie I saw on the big screen. My mother is in town from Kansas City Mo visiting for a while. Last weekend we went to see the movie “The Accountant” with Ben Affleck. I give it a 7, something was missing from the movie. […]

35 YEAR CLASS REUNION

October 19, 2016 “Class Reunion “ Flew home on Southwest airlines to Kansas City, MO.  FL Schlagle High School Class of ’81’ 35-year reunion (Kansas City, Ks.) It was my first time attending, had a really great time. It was good seeing old friends and classmates. Will be in attendance for the 40th. Just a […]

Movies and TV Shows

October 02, 2016 Magnificent Seven!!!! Good movie, Denzel did a great job as a cowboy. Chris Platte funny as usual, I like him. Ethan Hawke (Goodnight Robicheaux) love that name. I am sure we will hear that someone has named their child this name. Now, I need to go back and watch the original Magnificent […]

Free PDF book download

October 01, 2016 Free PDF Download Get your free pdf copy of my memoir, Slightly Bruised and a Little Broken, once you have finish reading please leave a review on Amazon. Free download ends November 15, 2016 I have read some other books in the same genre as my own and I must say, when you […]

Children’s Book

September 2016 Been struggling with writing the children’s book that was requested by my granddaughter. I have written the book and now currently in the editing phase. So, far, I am not cut out to write a children’s book. I just cannot get it to flow or be entertaining. At the moment it appears this […]

Netflix and Chilling

August 2016 Just a day  relaxing on the couch binge watching Netflix movies. I was all into the movie Stranger Things.         My favorite character is :   Dusten Gaten-Matarazzo, he seemed to be the only one that made sense most of the time. Love his lisp tongue and chubby cheeks. Eleven, her character […]

Cruise Vacation

May 11, 2016 Took some time away from work and writing. Vacation time, went on a 7-day cruise, flew into Puerto Rico to board the Carnival Cruise ship. We made stops to Barbados, St Lucia, St Thomas VI, and St. Marteen, such beautiful islands. We had  an awesome time. We did zip lining and snorkeling, […]

Marvel Matinee

May 15, 2016 My significant other and I went to see Captain America: Civil War. I enjoy marvel adventure movies. Very action packed with a sense of humor, especially Iron Man played by actor Robert Downey. Iron Man never fails to have a sarcastic remark. Can’t wait for the next one. I am still writing and […]

Authors Expo 2016

February 19, 2016 This Saturday the 2oth, I will be attending the Local Authors Expo and Book Fair along with many, many authors promoting and signing books. Held at the Birmingham Central Downtown Library from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  February 20, 2016 The Authors Expo was a great experience. I met new and old […]

Under Construction

February 02,  The website has been under construction now for two months, didn’t expect this. I have been struggling with getting this site build, and the problem is that I have no clue how to build a WordPress theme or any theme for that fact. So frustrating! I wanted to announce the author book fair […]

AUTHOR

25678Who would have thought becoming a writer/author would be the scariest experience? My thoughts were why would I write, would anyone read my book? My mind was racing. Who do I contact, where should I start, where can I find help? Can I truly be a good writer, am I cut out for this?

We will soon find out as I continue my  journey of writing, learning, editing and publishing.

For almost two decades, I procrastinated with making a decision to write or not to write.

BOOKS

Slightly Bruised and a Little Broken: A Memoir

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Mother paid close attention and noticed everything that went on with me as a child. However, she was unaware that her step dad, Liam, was molesting her ten-year-old child. I was living out of town with my grandparents. My mother was not there.

I don’t blame her for not being aware; she thought I would be safe with my grandparents.

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The Whispering of My Heart

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Back then, I could never understand the need to latch onto something, the need to feel loved, the need to feel needed and the need to be saved. I also never realized the power of a simple touch. Now, looking back on my years as a child, I understand and I have learned the importance of listening to the whispering of my heart.

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