Darkest Hour or Defining Moment?

Kathleen’s story is powerful, honest, and eye-opening.  She asks readers to go a little beyond where some might feel comfortable, but if you are willing to do that, the reward is the story of a profound healing journey.  Kathleen tells us that, “My crisis increased my intuition which, in turn, saved my life.”  Thank you, [Read More...]

6 Things I Learned At The Frankfurt Book Fair

When I landed in Frankfurt, Germany, my birthplace as an Army-brat, the same dreary weather greeted me that I had left in Boston, MA. However, when I walked though the doors to the Frankfurt Book Fair,aka FBF, the overall feeling was “contagious excitement.” 7,539 exhibitors from 111 countries with 3,000 events and 100 publishing companies [Read More...]

Social Security’s Compassionate Allowences Initative: Are You or a Loved One Eligable?

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Are you aware of Social Security’s COMPASSIONATE ALLOWENCES INITIATIVE? Are you or a loved one eligable NOW? Having the burden of monitary issues lifted from our shouders during treatment can be a God-send and a big step toward recovery.  There are few times in life when someone fighting advanced or recurrent breast [Read More...]

Water Purification Systems:The Power of Clean Water on Health & Well-Being

(Writtten for Ladies Going Green Online Magazine) We can survive for weeks without food but not for long without water. Our bodies are made up of 60-70 percent water. But, is it healthy to drink?         Bottled water is expensive. Are water companies protecting us or taking our wallets for a ride, or are our [Read More...]

Sharing: The Sign of a True Friend

Sharing something sweet is the sign of a true friend and I feel privileged to be Rachna Chhabria’s.  She shared her Fabulous Sugar Doll Blogger Award with me. http://rachnachhabria.blogspot.com/2010/04/fabulous-sugar-doll-blogger-award.html  This award is given by British Fantasy Writer Lia Keys, founder of Scribblerati, http://liakeyes.ning.com/profiles/blogs/about-scribblerati  and ScribeChat on Twitter http://liakeyes.ning.com/opensocial/ningapps/show?appUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fos.ning.com%2Fningapps%2Ftwittertracker%2Fgadget.xml%3Fning-app-status%3Dnetwork&owner=timequest&readded=1   Although Rachna Chhabria and I became [Read More...]

End of Summer Grilled Salad & Farmer’s Markets

Summer is drawing to a close, but it’s not over yet, so don’t put away the grill!  How about one more salad for the road? Summer and grilling go together like peanut and butter. Delicious foods grilled to perfection and served outdoors with loved ones are the beginning of treasured life-long memories. However, meeting everyone’s food [Read More...]

Life Is A Game of Cards: What’s In Your Hand?

Life is a Game of Cards: What’s In Your Hand? Part 2 of the BLOG from the Radio Show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebodymindandspiritnetwork/2012/09/05/beyond-the-5-senses Tarot cards were originally used to play a card game that was very similar to bridge. As with the Tarot cards today, 21 of the special cards served as permanent trumps. These could be played [Read More...]

Writing SURVIVING RECURRENCE with a Bungee Cord

I really slept late this morning. By late, I mean well past 12:00–noon. I was up well past 2:00am finishing two more chapters in my second  book, SURVIVING RECURRENCE. (Many 2s and wells there. Synchronicity?) Once I am “in the zone” it’s difficult to break my concentration and stop typing.   “Leave the rest for [Read More...]

Remember When…

Remember when we did not have the luxury of automatic washing machines that spun clothes dry, clothes driers that removed wrinkles to decrease ironing and dishwashers that dried dishes spotless and had garbage disposals in them so that rinsing was unnecessary? For that matter, remember when Mom was the dishwasher and you were the spotless [Read More...]

Life is a Game of Cards: What’s In Your Hand?

Part 1 of the BLOG from the radio show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebodymindandspiritnetwork/2012/09/05/beyond-the-5-senses Tarot cards were originally used to play a card game that was very similar to bridge. As with the Tarot cards today, 21 of the special cards served as permanent trumps. These could be played regardless of what suit was led, and outranked all the [Read More...]

Going Green: A Key to Health

(Written for Ladies Going Green Online Magazine)   “An ounce of prevention is worth a ton of cure.” This famous quote by Benjamin Franklin is the answer for just about anything. But, what is the key to prevention? A healthy body dispels disease. We are spirit inhabiting body. How we feed our spirit is half [Read More...]

Cape Women Online Magazine Cancer Column: Katheen O’Keefe-Kanavos

The Fall in all it’s brilliance of colors is upon us. Days and evenings are getting shorter and cooler, a sure sign that the Holidays are just around the corner. The Holidays are a part of life. Unfortunately,  so is illlness and crisis. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. My Cancer Q&A  column is written to help anyone [Read More...]


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