Is August really half over? I was stunned when I saw that kids are already back in school. Where did the summer go? I’ve been having a lot of fun attending Dan’s music gigs. For those that don’t know, my husband plays bass in a rock band. Cut Loose has been playing a lot of … Continue reading Audiobook–Should I?
Sarah E. Burr's Blog It was a privilege to be interviewed for Sarah E. Burr's Noteworthy blog today. Sarah is an excellent interviewer, and she had some really fun questions. You can read my interview, as well as other interesting author interviews, here. If you want to leave a comment on my Noteworthy blog interview, … Continue reading My Interview with Sarah E. Burr on Noteworthy
South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park I was thrilled and honored to be invited to do a Zoom presentation for the Wauconda Area Library in Illinois for their summer Adventuring series. It’s on July 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. If you’re interested in attending, please contact me through my website (email address … Continue reading Free Zoom Adventuring Presentation!
Cranky, crabby, grumpy, grouch. I woke up a porcupine this morning, and I can’t shake off the quills. I was fine when I went to bed, so what happened between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. that caused this transformation? Did I have a bad dream? I have a vague wisp of leftover dream—or maybe just … Continue reading Beauty
I sometimes volunteer for the California Writers Club Mt. Diablo Chapter interviewing members about their writing for the newsletter. This time it was my turn to be interviewed. I was honored to be interviewed by author George Cramer for his blog, and you can read the interview here: https://gdcramer.com/2022/01/06/heidi-eliason-runaway-to-adventure/ Before becoming an author, George had … Continue reading My Interview on George Cramer’s Author Blog
Light at Sensorio, Paso Robles by Heidi Eliason I’m three weeks past shoulder surgery and I’m pleased with my progress. I’m only taking ibuprofen occasionally as needed, and I can sleep lying down now. It’s slowly getting better. I start physical therapy in another three weeks. Like many others, I’m busy with holiday preparations. This … Continue reading One-Armed Christmas Preparations and My Next Book
Photo Courtesy of Lon&Queta The pandemic has affected all of us, but in different ways. Besides the trauma, stress, and sadness of losing loved ones, jobs, or income or the dangers of working on the front lines, there were other aspects of the virus fallout that affected us. Some extroverts suffered from the lack of … Continue reading Back in the Travel Saddle – Hawaii
Attending writers conferences over the past couple of years has had a huge impact on my writing journey and helped me in multiple ways. I'm providing three of the most important benefits to me that helped not only with my writing, but also my understanding of myself and my past life choices. Affirmation Let's face … Continue reading 3 Big Benefits of Writers Conferences
I'm so grateful for the independent bookstores, and all bookstores, since so many of them have been disappearing over recent years. I love the way walking into a bookstore is a feast for my senses. My eyes widen at the kaleidoscope of colors on the covers and spines of the books stacked on tables and … Continue reading Book Signing Event – Railroad Book Depot
Have you ever felt fed up with running the hamster wheel and just wanted to escape, maybe hit the road for a while? I did. At the age of 45 I wasn't ready for retirement, but I was tired of commuting to my dead-end job in the expensive and crowded San Francisco Bay Area. I … Continue reading Escaping the Hamster Wheel