• Bo, Emilie, Carter, Sarah Beth, Bam-Bam, Copper and Jake.
• Kory Wells—friend, writer, editor, and mentor extraordinaire. And now, as of 2017: the Poet Laureate of Murfreesboro, TN.
• The Writer’s Loft Program at MTSU.
• My poetry critique group--what beats wine, friends and poetry together??
• The Poetry at Play website--what a great spot to learn about and celebrate children’s poetry!
• spell check
• the salted side of a Pringle
• sunsets at Pawleys Island
• the gifts of creation and creativity from the ultimate Creator