Jennifer walked runways in Paris as a teen, lived in Prague for 4 years with her family, and loves to write. Click to read more…


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Recent Writing and Photography on The View through My Lens

10 Favorite Quotes of Thanksgiving

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. – Thornton Wilder This week and holiday here in the US is my favorite of all, for it is a time to say thanks. We have so much. We have been given more than we need.... read more

Light in Hard Times

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light. – Albert Schweitzer   This past week has been a tough one for the world. The events in Paris, France,... read more

The Lake House by Kate Morton, my favorite book of 2015

The Lake House I didn’t set out trying to find my favorite book of 2015 — I’ve read a lot of good books lately. Several I’ve considered favorites. But then I picked up Kate Morton’s latest novel and by the time I finished, I knew I’d found it, one I... read more

10 Favorite Autumn Quotes and Photographs

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus I’m usually a summer kind of girl, one for the long days and warm sunshine and sweet flower fragrance in the breeze. But this fall has been one that has made me reconsider which season I... read more

Essentials for Writing a Novel

“Everything you ever wanted – personally and professionally – is 2 or 3 steps beyond your comfort zone.” -Andy Andrews Everyone has a story to tell. I believe that. And based on that belief, I’m want to encourage you to tell your story. Every November, the #NaNoWriMo... read more

We Never Asked for Wings by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

We Never Asked for Wings The very first book I recommended at was The Language of Flowers. It was Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s debut novel and it had hit me hard – so much so that I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It’s one of my favorite contemporary... read more