12 Strong–The Horse Soldiers Movie

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes 12 Strong is the true story of the Green Beret Task Force Dagger–the first US Army Special Forces team to go into Afghanistan to hunt down Taliban and al-Qaeda after the 9/11 terrorist [...]

February January Presidential Proclamation Observations

Stealing Joy: When Others Know They’re Hurting You and Do It Anyway

STEALING JOY:  WHEN OTHERS KNOW THEY’RE HURTING YOU AND DO IT ANYWAY By Vicki Hinze   In short:  When Others Feed on Hurting You, Control You   We all have our soft underbelly; the one we avoid confrontation with [...]


  KEEPING THOSE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS BY VICKI HINZE   Making Resolutions for the new year is easy. It’s keeping them that’s tough. We start out with good intentions, but along about the second or third week of [...]

Social-In Books: Today’s Feature–His One and Only Bride

His One and Only Bride by Tara Randel     His One and Only Bride  is a Harlequin Heartwarming release.   ABOUT THE BOOK:   He never thought he’d see her again.   After being reported missing, and presumed [...]

January Presidential Proclamation Observations


  Leadership By Vicki Hinze   We want, need and even require leadership. It’s essential in a civilized society, in nations, communities, and homes. As individuals, we can’t be experts on everything. We can’t be all [...]

How-To Calm Your Inner Savage Beast

How-To Calm Your Inner Savage Beast by Vicki Hinze   We all have an inner savage beast.  Normally, we keep the beast leashed, our civility intact, our humanity in control, ruling our actions and reactions.  But there are times [...]

10 Fun Christmas Facts

  10 FUN CHRISTMAS FACTS By Vicki Hinze         Have you ever wondered about some of the things we see and embrace at Christmas? We know that Christmas is the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. That story is [...]

Power Talk

  POWER TALK By Vicki Hinze     We all know that storytelling is an art. Some are good at it. Some are better. And some are works-in-progress who need a little more training in specific areas of craft, like pacing.   There [...]