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Olivia's Folly at SharonsWalkabout.com

Olivia’s Folly

What happened to me?  Am I stuck? My job is to follow Michelle around, most all of the day long,…

Rain barrels in Sharon's yard at SharonsWalkabout.com

Rain Barrels and Chains

This summer Michelle decided we needed rain barrels for our backyard. They are actually empty wood whiskey barrels that weigh about…

TJ and Kellogg - best buddies at SharonsWalkabout.com

Best friends, buddies forever

My daughter Michelle has been working every day with great love and care on behalf of Kingly Kellogg. He is…

Driving my car | Walk with Sharon Smith at SharonsWalkabout.com

The pleasure of driving my car

I enjoy driving my car. It is a pleasure for me, relaxing and fun. After my knee surgery, I was…

Abby | Come walk with Sharon at SharonsWalkabout.com

Update to my whereabouts

It has been a couple of years since I recorded my whereabouts.  What happened? Where have I been? Surprise! I…

Sumo Wrestler | Come walk with Sharon at SharonsWalkabout.com

Basho Day Experience

Just to answer a few questions following my Sumo blog, yes, I have had the pleasure of seeing Sumo wrestling…


About Sharon

I was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. I spent most of my life there raising a family, owning a business, and being involved with the community.

Now a senior citizen, I live with my daughter, Michelle, and her husband, George, in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. Just before coming to Dearborn, I had the chance to live for almost a year with my daughter, Marci, and her husband, Akira, in Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan. I have a bonus daughter, too, Mikaela, who lives in Puyallup, Washington. I am blessed to have these women as daughters and these men as sons-in-law, my teachers one and all.

I began writing in 2012 as a way to keep in touch with friends and family while I was living in Japan. This led to contributing to a book, and now I am working on one of my own.


I'm a contributing author!

Looking for a good book to read? I think you will enjoy Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck’s book, Goodness Abounds:  365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, available on Amazon. There are over 275 Soulful Contributors of which I am but one. I chose to tell a story about the life of a precious kitty named Amelia. Read her story here >>

Sharon Smith is a contributing author in Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, an Amazon Bestseller.