Are You Ben’s Soulmate? By Jen Oliak

 Are you a good catch who is single or do you know a QUALITY woman who is looking for true love?  If so, I would love to hear from you....more

10 ways cancer enhanced our love story

I bought a Valentine for Hubby last year. Even though he was no longer with me. Because it described us so well.It reads in part: “I love the story of us. … I love our friendship and everything else that connects us heart and soul, and makes our story unique and beautiful.”That’s exactly what I loved most about us — that we were friends with heart-and-soul connection. That we enjoyed doing life together....more

Where it all began

As bloggers we don't often talk about how our stories began. Blogs are usually stories that start with right now.Recently I got a chance to write an article for a webpage called She Knows. Being that it's February, they made a call for unusual love stories and I submitted ours. I feel honored that they published it....more

Fifteen Year Olds Are Stupid – A Love Story

If you’ve learned nothing from me so far (which you haven’t because my blog is hardly educational), at least learn this. Women are idiots. All it takes for a woman to fall in love is a book. As I recall, it was The Hobbit, silliness.A fifteen year old looking into the most beautiful set of blue eyes, listening to a passionate man, she’s done. Done for, I say!!A fifteen year old grows up, gets hurt and falls on her face. Eventually she turns into a forty six year old. A smarter, wiser and sometimes bitter forty six year old....more

The Story of Robin Hood is Inspiration for The Rebels of Cordovia

We celebrate Independence Day, remembering the freedom we fought for, centuries ago. Many patriots had to pay for this freedom with their lives and we are grateful to those who fought for our liberty. In this new novel, you get a glimpse of what another country had to fight for, as well. The freedom of speech, the freedom of equality, and the freedom to worship as we please! No one could have a greater gift than this....more

A mere nineteen years ago...

Most people call me a saint.Nineteen years ago I married a widow and his four children. At the time, people who knew just me thought it a perfect arrangement, as I had been widowed myself and always had desired to have a bunch of children. An instant family was a perfect solution. People who knew my husband and his children were relieved -- they didn't have to worry about Steve anymore. They had to have questioned my sanity... but they certainly didn't intervene or issue any warnings......more
ranu802 Thanks so much! I know my shortcomings and failings (parenthood has a way of bringing ...more

Chocolate Coconut Love Bites

On Valentine’s Day 2013 my dad turns 90. He’s a gracious 90, easygoing and content. Visiting him in the nursing home where he’s been living for almost a year is touching. While it’s hard for the residents to relate easily to one another, they all seem to relate to music....more

Book Review: "Kat Fight" by Dina Silver

This book is fun to read. “Kat Fight” is a light, cute love story written with a healthy dose of humor. The city of Chicago is the backdrop for what would make a predictable movie plot but works as a witty page-turner. “Kat Fight” follows Kat through romantic and friendship foibles to her taking ultimate control of her life. See the full review here:

Book Review: "Spinning" by Michael Baron

A man's life is changed when he meets a 3-year-old girl. A review for this book can be found at

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