Approved Foods


It’s no secret that I have a plethora of health issues and now have significant food allergies. I’m diabetic, I have a kidney transplant, I have heart issues, I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome… Continue reading

Beware #eBay Chinese Jewelry Vendors


After I moved and divorced my ex-husband, I spent a year and a half paying off or catching up on bills. During our marriage, he felt obligated in telling me how I was… Continue reading

Smashwords Stats Week 2


Week two of the Smashwords July Sales Event is over and my free ebook giveaway stats are coming up. Week two stats: Never Trust the Moon has taken over as number one, with… Continue reading

Smashwords Stats


Week one of the Smashwords July Free Event is over and I’ve discovered some stats on my book giveaway (https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/BrickONeil). My fifteen books cover about seven genres and there are some clear favorites.… Continue reading

2018 Mid-Year


  We’ve all made it to the middle of 2018! Past updates have talked about those New Year’s Resolutions, your progress or lack thereof. Myself, I’ve had to re-adjust my goals many times,… Continue reading

All My Books Are Free On Smashwords in July!


Smashwords, the site I publish all my ebooks, is having their annual Free July Event where Authors can offer their books for free, a sort of ‘Christmas in July’ event.  All my ebooks,… Continue reading

Decoy Phone


With high-end smartphones costing upwards to $1,000+ these days, just whipping out your phone to check the time or jot down a note could cost you your life. Especially in medium and larger… Continue reading

Happy Solstice 2018


Happy Summer Solstice 2018!  Today is the official start of the Summer Season, where we collectively play on beaches, bustling cities and backyards. Families make plans to go camping, connect with the great… Continue reading

Lost 14 lbs in Two Weeks


  My inspiration was a friend who lost 27 pounds in less than two weeks using the Fruit and Vegetable Smoothie Plan. He added powders according to his health care practitioner and followed… Continue reading

2018 is 1/3 Over.


Welcome to May, 2018 The year is 1/3 over, we’ve been through (most of U.S.) a hard winter (except my Island) and a wet beginning to Spring. There is either snow, rain or… Continue reading