Author Archives: Jennifer Haynie

I’m Sorry We Can’t Be Friends

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Dear Winter, You’re in my life, at least for another five weeks, but to be honest, I’m ready for you to go. I’m sorry, but I’ve tried. I’ve tried to be friends with you, but it’s just too hard. Yes, I have a lot of friends who know you as their ...continue reading

Being S.M.A.R.T. with Goal 4: Running a Half-Marathon

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 My last goal for this year of jubilee concerns a physical fitness goal. For years, I’ve desired to run a half-marathon. I know I’m capable of doing it. But for one reason or another, it never happened. One year, I was dealing with tendonitis in my arms. Another year, I just ...continue reading

Being S.M.A.R.T. with Goal 3: Taking Clyde Through Canine Good Citizen™ Program

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 During my year of jubilee, my third goal is to take one of our Basenji dogs, Clyde, through the Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) program. This is a certification offered under the auspices of the American Kennel Club (AKC). The CGC program takes both owners and dogs through a class where they ...continue reading

Being S.M.A.R.T. with Goal 2: Completing the Certified Public Manager® Program

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 My second goal I want to complete as part of my jubilee year is to complete the Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program. This is a national certification program for federal, state, local, and tribal governments and is offered by the State of North Carolina to its middle managers and program managers. ...continue reading

Being S.M.A.R.T. with Goal 1: Publishing a Book

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 As many of you know, I’m a suspense writer first, blogger second. So far, I’ve put out eight suspense books in the form of two series (two books each), a trilogy (two books completed), and two standalone books. This year, I hope to publish my ninth book, Operation Music Man (third ...continue reading