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Jamis Returns in “Origins”

I’m working on the second Jamis Bachman novel right now.   Here’s an early glimpse at Jamis, shortly after we left off in the first! ~ The dirt covered wood under her feet splintered and Jamis dropped.   She hit the dirt below with a thud and a groan.  Dust fell from above and she closed her eyes and mouth to avoid it.  She rolled to her side, pulled her knees up to her chest, and held still.  After a few moments, Jamis opened her eye closest to the ground. … Read more Jamis Returns in “Origins”

Die before you die

I posted this meditation originally on August 14th, 2017. I was recovering from shoulder surgery, two dogs had passed away, and I was pondering the decisions that took me from the life I made in NJ, to the one I have now. I didn’t know what to expect then, but now, looking back, I know the lesson of surrender & acceptance I learned during this difficult passage is what continues to sustain me today. I hope someone else finds comfort knowing peace is possible, even in the darkest moments, when… Read more Die before you die