Category Archives: Life 101

Going into the closet to show you my closet! #ClosetOrganization #ClosetGeek

Welcome to Cara’s Closet! I’ve been undergoing “retail therapy” to combat my midlife crisis (read about that here), and have been revamping my entire wardrobe to build base of neutrals for greater flexibility. My goal is to own fewer clothes … Continue reading

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How to fold a fitted sheet…#lifehacks

My husband ran across a You Tube video on how to fold a fitted sheet. It is amazing! I tried it (even went into my linen closet to refold the sheets!) and it works like a charm.  My “after” photo … Continue reading

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Can we know the unknowable? A skeptic ponders #psychic possibilities

For lack of anything better on TV, I caught a few episodes of “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry”  (psychic to stars). If you can believe what’s purported on the show, Tyler goes in “cold,” not knowing who he will be … Continue reading

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On milestones, a mid-life crisis, and my closet…

In 2 1/2 years, I’ll “celebrate” a major milestone birthday. An epic, cataclysmic, confidence-rocking birthday. Because I don’t like to procrastinate, I’ve already started preparing for it. I’m having my mid-crisis now. I mean, why wait? I am feeling my … Continue reading

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Alien Mate does London! More pictures! #UK #ViewfromtheShard

Before boarding the ship for our cruise to Norway, my husband and I spent a week in London. It was our “first” trip to the UK (once on a European cruise we stopped in Dover for the day). We stayed … Continue reading

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Alien Mate goes to the Arctic Circle! Pictures!

My husband and I recently took a cruise to Norway to see the Northern lights. The trip took us 200+ miles into the Arctic Circle. My science fiction  romance, Alien Mate, which is set on a planet caught in an ice age, … Continue reading

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Why I will become a more positive person #inspiration #motivation #BePositive

Some people remain sunny and pleasant even when faced with severe adversity. Others seem to be trapped under a cloud of gloom all the time. Most of us, myself included, are in the middle, generally in a good mood, but … Continue reading

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Bracing for a whirlwind 2018, what I expect this year…

As I write this, I am sitting in the calm before the storm.  2018 is showing every indication of being a category 5 hurricane. I had high hopes this year of writing/publishing only four, maybe five books. You know, cutting … Continue reading

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2017 in review: a surprising renaissance year…my best ever….

The year in review blog is my annual report to myself. Compiling and analyzing the data give me insight and direction to move forward. 2017 was a pivotal year for me. It was a surprisingly great year. I’m calling 2017 … Continue reading

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#AuthorsInSpace: Cara Bristol’s functional writing office…#scifirom

I had another author’s post scheduled for today, but it fell through, so you get me. What is most special to me about my office is that it is mine, all mine, only mine and is devoted to my writing … Continue reading

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