The Night We Watched the Swifts featured image, Amy Jae, author, writer, innkeeper, entrepreneur

The Night We Watched the Swifts

Not quite ready for the evening to end, we left the restaurant and wandered along quiet streets as disk fell. Occasionally, we slowed to enjoy the

About That Happy Picture, author, writer, innkeeper, entrepreneur

About That Happy Picture

Here they come parading across the screens of our computers and phones.  It’s HAPPY FAMILY PICTURE SEASON!   For the next month, we will be inundated

Come and Walk With Me Featured Image, Amy Jae, author, writer, innkeeper, entrepreneur

Come and Walk With Me

I love walking during the magical hour when afternoon turns to evening. Here in southern California, the streets carry so many sounds that I don’t

The Dusty Basket, Amy Jae, author, writer, innkeeper, entrepreneur

The Dusty Basket

Arriving at work on an ordinary winter day, I wriggled out of my coat and flipped the light switch in my office.  Heading toward the

The Only Courage You Need Featured Image, Amy Jae, author, writer, innkeeper, entrepreneur

The Only Courage You Need

“To be born is to be chosen.  No one is here by accident.  Each of us was sent here for a special destiny.” –John O’Donahue

There will be, Amy Jae, author, writer, innkeeper, entrepreneur

There Will Be

I needed a few moments to compose myself before I said something I would regret!   Dashing up the stairs to my bedroom, I closed the