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The Holidays are coming, the Holidays are coming … Can we make it our own?

Here we are again. My “beef” is like many others’. The Thanksgiving-Christmas-Hanukkah season seems to rush up into our faces each year, seemingly faster and faster as I get older. This year it wasn’t even Halloween yet, and a smattering of Christmas commercials started showing up on the TV. Holy moly, people. Let’s just keep […]... Read More

Loving My Writing

FIRST AND FOREMOST: Thank God, my sister Annette, who’s lived in Santa Rosa, CA for more than two decades, was not “seriously” affected by the Tubbs Fire, one of the several Northern California named fires that recently devastated that region, and the most notable. She and her housemates were luckily in an area of the […]... Read More

I Finally Have A Kindle Ebook Device

You’d think if I was a self-published ebook author, I should be able to read my own stuff. Of course, I’ve been reading my stuff for six and a half years now. I practically know it all by heart. No, seriously, now I can read others’ works and write reviews and join that “club.” I […]... Read More

Whatever’s On My Mind Today

I’m so happy Outlander is back on. This season is based on my favorite novel in the series – Voyager. I haven’t told a lot of people, but I read Outlander’s first six novels, I think, a half-dozen times, back to back. Then the next two, Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own […]... Read More
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Texas and Other Things

I truly am astonished at the pictures on The Weather Channel of Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath. I’m also proud of our fellow human beings—firemen and women, police, all those out there making their rescues. I’m especially proud of those unofficial men and women, going out on their own to see where they can help, even if […]... Read More

So Excited, Thrilled, and Jazzed

Soon, my present and future readers, the second book of the Eva and the Irishman series, Wild Rose and the Horseman will be up on Smashwords for purchase. Eva will always be free, and the rest of the series novels will be very reasonably priced. I also filled out an interview on Smashwords and you […]... Read More