Taste of Nations

Note: Featured photo was gotten from Google. Picture taken by SS.

Once you’ve arrived, you will walk over the bridge leading to the front door. Upon entering into Taste of Nations restaurant, the atmosphere is peacefully quiet. While you wait to be seated, you can see many exquisite pieces of Chinese artwork. Along with a large television, in case you would like to watch some while you eat.

Usually, Jeffery will be the one to greet you. His friendly personality will put you at ease as he sits you at one of the many tables in the dining area. He takes the time to listen to you as you talk, which can be great, especially during or after a hard day’s work.

Jeffery will go out of his way to make sure you have an enjoyable meal. Don’t be fooled. This restaurant has many local as well as imported beer. Like wine, do not worry. They’ve got you covered.

With many genuine dishes on the menu, you’ll have a variety of choices to choose from for your meal. The owners of this establishment are also the cooks. They take pride in the food they prepare for their guests.

Growing up cooking Jeffery has become quite the Chef, now he teaches others how to prepare many dishes in a cooking class—making many exotic dishes like Jellyfish. Yes, Jellyfish is not on the menu; however, if you ask, he will prepare for you. If there is a special dish you would like prepared, discuss with him, he may need some advance time to ensure he has all the ingredients.

Want to eat, but not want to dine in. You can call to place your order, then stop by to pick up while you are out and about. Unfortunately, this restaurant does not deliver.

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The Taste of Nations is located:

647 Dixie Drive, Clute, TX 77531

Phone Number: (979) 265-6788

Make sure you stop by when you are in town. You won’t regret it. Tell Jeffrey, Karen sent you. This is one of our favorite places to eat. Hope to see you there.

Have a bless day.

Coronavirus – Southeast Texas Update

It is exciting times here in good old Texas. We are now fixing to start Phase II of getting back to normal come today. Yes, the malls, theaters, and restaurants will be opening back up. You can even go to the hair salon. You will have to make an appointment for time slots will be limited, but it’s a start. I know I am excited.

Cabin fever has set in at my house. My hubby ready to go back to work before he goes crazy. Being locked up with three females, he’s more than ready to be around the men again. As for me, well, I finished editing Book One in The Elite Series, Dragon Fusion, which is due to release on July 7th. Yeah, it looks as if I might get to do an actual book launch. I may still do an online one as well for all that can’t make it to the book launch. As for the time and place that has yet to be determined.

I am ready to have a break on all this cooking, Chinese food here we come. If you all ever get to the Lake Jackson area in Bazario County, I highly recommend going to The Taste of Nations. The food there is excellent. Jeffery, the waiter/owner, is incredible. It’s a family-owned establishment. They do their best to make sure your visit one you won’t forget.

A reminder I know I have expressed excitement here. I also know many are still sick, and many have died. Let us have a bit of silence for those who have fallen from this illness. To give a prayer for the ill plus to give thanks for the recovered. A war of disease, we are all in this together, so remember your fellow neighbors and friends.

Please be safe in your travels, remember to wash hands/sanitize, wear masks to stay healthy.

The Thrill of Kemah Boardwalk

Houstonians sought a getaway from the busy city. They came to the Kemah Boardwalk, which is only 30 minutes southeast of Houston. It is a prime spot to look forward to boating, fishing, dining as well as shopping from boats to souvenirs. In 1997 Kemah boardwalk was formed now; it’s 60-acres large.

There is something for every one of all ages from the young kids to the grandparents to do, which makes it great for a family getaway.
If you’re looking for a romantic spot. With all listed below, no one should be without something to do.

Today Kemah Boardwalk is considered one of the premier boardwalks in the United States. The boardwalk has visitors from all over the world.
The fact this boardwalk is open year-round makes it easy for anyone to plan this as a vacation spot.

Theme Restaurants

Kemah Boardwalk has some of the best restaurants around, plus with the themes, it makes for a fun visit.

  • Aquarium Restaurant – Serves Lunch & Dinner with an Undersea inspired atmosphere with several massive tanks to go from the floor to ceiling round centerpiece aquariums. Also, the Stingray Reef where you can pet a Stingray. Plus Tropical Rainforest.
  • Lighthouse Buffet – Serves Lunch & Dinner has a buffet of 75 feet long, no formal here casual attire welcome.
  • Red Sushi – Serves Dinner has Japanese Cuisine, Sushi & Hibachi Grill. The chef does presentations at the tables.
  • Flying Dutchman – Serves Lunch & Dinner this is a Kemah icon it has a large waterfront patio to enjoy dining while watching the Clear Lake Channel.
  • Cadillac Bar – Serves Lunch & Dinner plus has a weekend Breakfast, not to mention they serve authentic Mexican Food.
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. – Serves Lunch & Dinner inspired by the actual movie “Forest Gump” only restaurant concept based on a major motion movie. It is also a Market.
  • Landry’s Seafood House – Serves Lunch & Dinner very first restaurant to open Kemah Boardwalk. They to have a waterfront patio for dining upon.
  • Bayside Grille – Serves Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Saltgrass Steak House – Serves Lunch & Dinner inspired by Texas Saltgrass Cattle Drives.
  • Pizza Oven – Serves Lunch & Dinner with stone-hearth baked pizzas.

These rides are an experience one won’t forget anytime soon. Some will even put your stomach into your throat, so you better hold on tight.

Amusement Rides

  • Iron Eagle – two-seater zip line ride.
  • Wonder Wheel – Mini Ferris wheel.
  • Double Decker Carousel – 28 ft. with sea creatures plus animals.
  • Century Wheel – Ferris Wheel 65 ft. tall.
  • Boardwalk Express – CP Huntington Train (Miniature train)
  • Hypno Spin – tilt-a-whirl ride.
  • Boardwalk Tower – Observation tower rotates so the riders can see far and wide.
  • Jungle Bounce – Frog hoppers.
  • Aviator – Swing ride.
  • Boardwalk Bullet – high-speed wooden roller coaster 96 ft. tall 3,236 ft. long is built on one acre. It is one of the most compact roller coasters in the world. Speed of more than 51 mph.
  • Pharaoh’s Fury – pendulum boat ride swings back then forth.
  • Flare – 73 ft. tall, loop coaster ride.
  • Rockin Rocket – Rocking Rocket.
  • Boardwalk Beast – speedboat ride.
  • Drop Zone – Freefall tower ride (140 ft. tall).

Want other things to do these are great ideas:

  • Face painting
  • Pirate Ship (You’re at the Helm)
  • Dancing Fountain
  • Playground
  • Midway Game
  • Saltgrass Games
  • Main Stage
  • Palapa Stage
  • Beverage Kiosk
  • Arcade
  • Kemah Boardwalk Marina (400 slip Marina)
  • Boardwalk Fantasea – 133 passenger yacht is available for private events, but also does public dinner cruises are scheduled throughout the year.

Can’t leave without everyone having a souvenir or two. Not to mention all the beautiful apparel, bags, and accessories would look great on you for your next time you eat dinner out at one of the above restaurants. So you must not forget to check out the shops:

  • Saltgrass Junctions Store
  • Daiquiri Shack
  • Boardwalk Fun Shirts
  • Toy Crossing
  • Blayne’s Boardwalk Fashion
  • Surfs Up Shop
  • Thomas Kinkade Gallery
  • Treasures by the Bay
  • Violets are Blue
  • Kandy at Kemah
  • Sweet Scoop Ice Cream
  • The Pizza Oven
  • Funnel Cakes & More
  • Snack Express
  • Dippin Dots – Ice Cream Shop.
  • Sweet Scoops – Ice Cream (open 11 am).

Cooling Zone – Too hot, this is an excellent area for you to stop under. The cool mist comes down from above covers you allowing your body to cool off.

Artists – These artists have an exquisite vision they use when they draw your face into an artwork. You will be amazed you’ll want everyone to see hanging on the wall of your home. Also, a great reminder of the fun you had in the sun while at Kemah Boardwalk.

Boardwalk Inn – You must stay at our hotel, Boardwalk Inn, which is located right on the boardwalk itself. With 48 deluxe guest rooms and four master suites, offer a feel of a seaside retreat enhanced with nautical artwork, plus oversized bathrooms and all having private balconies overlooking the Boardwalk waterfront and Galveston Bay. It as so has a parking garage, so you don’t have to worry about your vehicle.

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How A-Town Got Named After A Dead Man Not From Texas

How It All Began

Before the 1820s, the region of Hitchcock was held by Karankawa Indians (also known as Carancahuas, Carancahuases, Carancouas, Caranhouas, Caronkawa) were Native Americans that concentrated in southern Texas along the Gulf of Mexico coast. They were several independent seasonal travel groups who shared the same language plus much of the same culture. They voyaged from place to place in their dugouts (canoes). There would be thirty to forty people in their group. They would remain in each location for roughly about four weeks.

In 1825, Stephen Austin commissioned as a captain to lead volunteers to expel the Karankaw from Austin land grant. In later years the Karankawa were repeatedly attacked by Texan colonists who drove then out of their native lands. By the 1840s, the Karankawa split into two groups, one settled on Padre Island, and the other fled to Mexico to the state of Tamaulipas.

It was 1858, Juan Nepomuceno Cortina led a raid of Texan Colonists against the Karakawa’s killing the remaining members of the tribe. By 1892, the Karakawa people were believed to be extinct.

People moved into the area of Hitchcock recorded as early as the 1840s, who settled along the Highland Bayou. They were farmers taking their produce by canoe to Galveston Island to sell at the Market, for they were in high demand since vegetables couldn’t be raised on the island.

The other occupation as this time in the Hitchcock area was a cattleman. The Tacquard family had their start with vast herds of Texas cattle, which were native to these lands.

Lent Munson Hitchcock, born Bridgeport, Connecticut, was a Texas Navy man who had purchased 3,600 acres of land on the mainland. He willed it to his wife and son when he died.

Mrs. Hitchcock was approached by the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad Company for a right-of-way. After much effort on the railroad part, Mrs. Hitchcock made a deal with the railway company to grant the right-of-way, but only if a station and the townsite would be named after her late husband. This is how this town became known as Hitchcock.

It is said that around 1930, Hitchcock was the shipping capital of the United States. Unfortunately, in the 1930s, farmers began having problems with insects destroying their crops with no way to fight the insects. Also, at this time, other markets started to open, which hurt Hitchcock. Until Pan American Oil Company opened in Texas City, this provided many need jobs for the people of Hitchcock.

Hitchcock boomed once again during World War II for the bases which opened Camp Wallace, and the Blimp Base both were located within Hitchcock.

Camp Wallace Base

Camp Wallace, also known as “Swamp Wallace” United States Army Basic Training Camp in Galveston County, Texas, it was designed as a training center for Antiaircraft Units it was formally opened on June 1, 1941. The base was named for Colonel Elmer J. Wallace of the 59th Coast Artillery, who was fatally wounded in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive of 1918. Camp Wallace got its nickname “Swamp Wallace” from the fact it rained excessively from the beginning of its construction.

On April 15, 1944, Camp Wallace, the camp was officially transferred over to the United States, Department of the Navy used as a Naval Training Center and a Distribution Center this location was used to hold, Basic Training as known as “Boot Camp.”

After the war, Camp Wallace became the Naval Personnel Separation Center.

On October 15, 1946, Camp Wallace site became custody of the War Assets Administration.

After the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947, the cold storage facility at Camp Wallace was converted into a morgue. The Red Cross, along with Federal Works Administration, set up shelters for evacuees from the Texas City disaster area. It was recorded 399 dead, and 113 missing.

Following the Texas City Disaster, Camp Wallace was declared surplus with orders of the removal of all buildings.

Upon the surplus completion, part of the land (915 acres) was deed to the University of Houston. Remaining parcels were either returned to the original owners or set aside for a county park.

This day nothing stands left of the Army or Naval Base. Part of what was once the base is a park with a historical marker. Another part of the base has become the Galveston County Fair Grounds.

Naval Air Station

Hitchcock Naval Air Station is also known as “Blimp Base,” was built-in 1942 but was not commissioned until May 22, 1943. Just 15 miles north of Galveston, the base was a total of 3,000 acres. The base housed the hangar, barracks, mess hall, gymnasium, auditorium, and swimming pool, which was used to train personnel to swim as well as water rescue.

Hitchcock Naval Air Station housed the Fleet Airship Wing Two ZP-23 lighter-than-air-aircraft blimps. The hangar size was 1,000 feet long, 300 feet wide and 200 feet high it cost $10,000 to build, held six blimp aircraft. It had massive concrete pillars while the rest of the hanger was made of wood.

The Fleet Airship Wing Two ZP-21 at NAS Richmond, Florida, was the Headquarters. There was ZP-22 at NAS Houma, Louisiana, and ZP-23 at NAS Hitchcock, Texas. They covered the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, the northern Caribbean from San Julian, the Isle of Pines (now called Isla de la Juventud) and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as well as Vernam Field, Jamaica. There were two auxiliary fields, one in Key West, Florida, the other in Brownsville, Texas.

During the war, 532 ships were sunk without escorts near the U.S. coast by enemy submarines. There was one ship, the Persephone, which was a tanker out of 89,000 to be escorted. It was sunken by the enemy.

Airships engaged submarines with depth charges at times using other on-board weapons. These Airships were exceptional at driving subs to a limited speed. It also affected their range, which prevented them from attacking convoys. The weaponry available to the airships were so limited they had little chance of sinking a submarine. Until the U.S. Navy developed the Mark 24 mine. The Mark 24 was called a mine for security reasons; it was actually an aircraft launched, anti-submarine passive acoustic homing torpedo, which is an acoustic torpedo aims itself by listening for specific sounds (sonar) of its target.

The Blimp aircraft was used to scout for the German Navy submarines called “Wolf Packs” which were believed to be lurking around in the Gulf of Mexico.

In 1945, citizens of Hitchcock voted to become a water and sewer district. It wasn’t until 1950 when it was put into operation.

Hitchcock Naval Air Station was sold to John W. Mecom, Sr. in the late 1950s. However, the Water District purchased the disposal plant, water well, tower plus water and sewer lines at the Blimp Base with approximately 30 acres of land. Santa Fe leased the water, well, and tank to get started with a water supply.

Mr. Mecom leased the hanger to Dowen McLaughlin, Inc., a company to worked government contracts. Dowen McLaughlin, Inc., during the Korean War, used the hangar to remanufactured half-track vehicles and World War II tanks to be used in the war. The equipment once was assembled at the hangar was loaded onto flat cars and shipped to war zones. In 1953, the contact ended.

In 1961, Hurricane Carla damaged the hangar beyond repair. In 1962, they removed the wooden parts of the hangar leaving only the concrete pillars to indicate where the front and the back of the hangar stood plus the foundation as a reminder today there was once a Hitchcock Naval Air Station.

 Galveston County Fair & Rodeo

Since 1984, Hitchcock became home to the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo. The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo started in 1938, being held at facilities in Runge Park in Arcadia. However, in the early 1980’s it had reached the capacity of growth, so the Fair and Rodeo were moved to Jack Brooks Park in Hitchcock. The same grounds to house Camp Wallace.

The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to serve the youth of Galveston County by promoting youth, education, agriculture by supporting 4-H and FFA programs.

There are some sites to check out when you visit Hitchcock:


• Hitchcock RV Park
• Bostonian Motel
• Highland Bayou RV Park
• Louis’ RV Park
• Lazy D RV Resort
• Blowout’s Lone Star Campground
• Lily’s by The Bay RV Park
• Sunset RV Park


• El Sombrero Café
• Jack In The Box
• Mi Molcasalsa Taco Shop
• Louis’ Bait Camp & Restaurant
• Barcenas
• Slappy’s
• Smokin’ Z’s BBQ
• Subway
• Larry’s Louisiana Rib’s & More
• Baja Cantina

My favorite restaurant to eat at is El Sombrero Café. They have the best Margarita drinks. The food is off the wall delicious.

Arts & Entertainment

• Harborwalk Community, Yacht Club & Marina
• Good Ole Days Entertainment
• GrandSport Speedway

Landmarks & Historical Places

• Jones Bay
• Jacks Brook Park
• Hitchcock City Park
• GTO Ranch

Jacks Brook Park is a quiet place to go to relax. If you have small children, there is a playground to keep them occupied.


• The Hitchcock Heritage Society

There are two houses. One was donated. The other one was purchased. You will need to call the library to get in touch with the curator of the Museum to schedule a time to view. The museum has a lot of history on the first couple of family’s to settle in Hitchcock. There are still descendants today who currently live within the town. There are many other things as well clothing of this period plus other household items.


• Tie Down Saloon
• Water’s Edge
• Hitchcock Post Bar
• Palms

The only one I checked out was Water’s Edge, which is a small bar on the water with a boat ramp. It is out of the way by that I mean it is not on the main drag. It is in the back behind the houses. You will need to use GPS to find the place.

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What Texas City Name Means “Wind in the Face?”

A bit of History

In 1898, Kipp and Bradford families who own most of the land, which they divided the land into town lots to form the township Evergreen. Located on the south side of Clear Creek Channel and Galveston Bay, where they joined together.

Once was there were shells 20 feet to 30 feet, the town nickname was Shell Siding for the oyster shell middens, which lined the bay. Shells were sold in the 1890s by Mr. James Bradford off of the shoreline on his property. The shells sold were hauled by Texas and New Orleans Railroad out of the area, the railroad even built a spur track from Dickinson to the bay. Indian burial grounds were found in the shell reef.

Mr. John Henry Kipp, Sr. applied for a Post Office but was denied due to the fact there was a town named Evergreen, which was already established. He was told to pick a new name.

Kemah Was Formed

In 1907, Mr. John Henry Kipp, Sr. asked the summer visitors to choose a new name. They picked Kemah the Karankawa Indian word, which means “wind in the face,” this was the year they were approved for a Post Office.

There were thirty businesses in 1965, which prospered from oil as well as the shipbuilding Industry. Between the 1920s to the 1950s, Kemah became a large tourist area resulted from the two casinos along the boardwalk Chili Bowl and the Kemah Den. During the 1950s, the Kemah’s casinos closed, which caused tourism to drastically decline.

A major commercial shrimp fishing fleet was established in the 1950s on the Clear Creek Channel. This helped the community survive.

The establishment of the Johnson Space Center in the 1970s allowed tourism to re-emerge back to the area.

In the late 1990s, Kemah began to be known as a tourist hot spot. This came about when Landry’s Restaurant opened the Kemah Boardwalk. It is the third-largest fleet of recreational boats in the United States.

Kemah Today

The old schoolhouse is now the Welcome Center this where you can get all the information, brochures, and booklets about not only Kemah but all of Texas. There is no short variety of restaurants/bars to choose from see the list below:


• Voodoo Hut
• Skallywags Suds & Grub
• Bakkhus Taverna
• Monkey Bar
• Palapa Bar
• 504 Zone
• Hubcap Grill
• T-Bone Tom’s
• Eculent
• Hoagie Ranch
• Joe Lee’s Seafood Kitchen
• Jackie’s Brickhouse
• Skipper’s Cafe
• Aquarium Restaurant
• Kemah Cafe
• Flying Dutchman
• Cici’s Pizza
• Chili’s Grill & Bar
• Stuttongarden Traven
• Sundance Grill II
• Crazy Alan’s Swamp Shack
• Opus Ocean Grille
• Tookies Burgers
• Landry Seafood House
• Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
• Taco Cabana
• Molly’s Pub
• Sidelines Bar & Grill (Holiday Inn)
• Saltgrass Steak House
• Aspens
• Nam Thai Restaurant & Bar
• Lighthouse Buffett
• Playa Maya By Habanero’s
• Bill’s Bar & Burgers
• Pizza Here Brick Oven Pizza
• Whataburger
• Ancora
• Aloha Bar
• Gulf Coast Daiquiri Hut
• The Great Kanakas Atomic Tiki Bar
• Tropical Wine Tasting Bar
• Madeleines
• Kemah Shot Bar
• Hannah Bay Cigar Bar
sing of the Fleet.
Also, you may have heard Kemah called by its nickname “Gateway to the Bay.”

Kemah Courtyard

Must See Shops

 Art of Coffee

Once you open the door, you can feel the warmth of the homey atmosphere, which makes you feel most welcome. The staff is amiable, making the experience one you won’t forget. This exceptional coffee shop has been in several reality shows.

The food and drinks are quite delicious. They have the following things on their menus:

• Smoothies
• Hot Coffee
• Ice Coffee
• Muffins
• Banana Cake
• Chocolate Cake
• Peanut Butter & Oatmeal Cookies
• Tuna Salad Sandwich & Chips
• Chicken Salad Sandwich & Chips
• Soup of the Day

This coffee shop is unique, it is also an art gallery for the local artist. Pictures line the walls on display likes the one above.

It also has a flower shop to the left of the coffee shop. The fish tank makes you want to sit on the comfortable couch to lounge while watching the fish swim. All while enjoying the fantastic smells of the different flowers. The light tree in the middle of the room makes for great lighting.

Out front of the coffee shop is a small sitting area where one could watch the activities while being in the shade.

Want a more secluded place to sit while you enjoy the serenity, there is a courtyard with lots of trees, as well as plants. The tables, benches make for plenty of sitting areas. With the beautiful brick walkway. Located in the back of the coffee shop.

This is by far my favorite shop to grab a bite to eat while I make myself comfortable on the couch in the back as I do some of my writing.

Gypsy Pearl Boutique

Want to make sure that you have the right survivor from your journey to Kemah well look no further. This shop great for those loved ones that are difficult to buy. With a special gift in hand, you will be adored by its receiver. This shop is located in the Toucan Alley which leads to the courtyard.

The following to choose from, you will have a hard time making up your mind:

• Apparel
• Purses
• Shoes
• Beach Bags
• Beach Towels
• Jewelry
• Jams
• Pancake & Waffle Batter Mix
• Other Items

The staff is polite as well as helpful in choosing the right gift for the one person who is extremely difficult to buy for.

Ultimate Challenge

The Kemah Escape Room is the place. You heard that right escape, you have to band together with others to be able to figure out the clues to allow you to escape the room. This can be a thrill of a night. You need to call to make reservations ahead of time.

 Need A Place To Stay

Don’t sweat, there are several places within Kemah in which to stay:


• Palace Inn Blue
• Boardwalk Inn
• Scottish Inn & Suites
• South Shore Habour Resort
• Days Inn
• Holiday Inn

Bed & Breakfast

• The Clipper House Inn
• Seaside Inn
• The Pelican’s Nest
• Captain’s Quarters
• A White Texas Pelican
• Kemah Escape
• Sail Inn B & B

Clear Creek Winery is an excellent place to check out the local wine. You must call to make reservations for the tour of this facility.

With all this to look forward to, what are you waiting for? Kemah is just thirty minutes southeast of Houston.

“I have to say my favorite part is stopping at the Daiquiri shop before I watch as my granddaughter navigates the pirate ship around with the fellow Captains of the other vessels. Not to mention to sit on the Bayside to watch the ships sail about the Bay.


Thanksgiving week is here, I love to bake at this time of the year. The smell of all the wonderful aroma from them delicious little goodies. I try to make plenty of goodies for us to snack on for the whole week, like pies and cookies.  Now, the only thing left is the main meal, which will be done on actual day of Thanksgiving.

Photo by Anna Tukhfatullina Food Photographer/Stylist on Pexels.com

Do you take this time of year to reflect on all the things that you are grateful for? I have been thinking about all that I am grateful for:

  • Family and Friends. Rosco my dog is like one of my kids. I am sure your pet is a part of your family.
  • To live another day, to be able to write.
  • How God has guided me in my life, to allow me to finish my book in the most difficult of times. Also, the guidance of finding the right Editor, Nita Robinson-Ammon at NitaHelpingHand and my Book Covers Designer, Andrea Fodor at CReya-tive. Plus, the knowledge that I have inquired on this journey.
  • To all my followers for being here, as I embark on this journey of writing.

I hope that you all have a blessed safe holiday! Don’t go far.

Happy Halloween!

I love this time of year when weather turns cooler, the leaves change color, hot Apple Cider, and hot Chocolate. Being from West Virginia, now living in Texas for thirteen years, the heat is enough to make you appreciate the cooler weather. No, I still haven’t acclimated to the weather here. I love to see all the pumpkins carved with different faces, the different decorations that people use to do up their yard, plus all the kids in their costumes that they’ve chosen it’s inspiring.

I am embarking on another new journey this year will be my first NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month). If you don’t know about this challenge, well it’s a challenge to see if you can write 50,000 words in one month. I am so excited to see if I can pull this off. I will keep you updated as to how I am doing in this challenge.

I have been working hard on this first book, so stay tuned there will be some fun to come.