Technology is great, until it isn't. Machines do a lot of cool things, until they don't do what we want. Sometimes, things work so well, we forget they can't think for themselves. And, yet, machines thinking for themselves is what we definitely do not want. Remember The Matrix? I spent most of my childhood hating… Continue reading Thoughts While Drinking My Coffee
On this day 159 years ago, the Union army in Tennessee under Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was surprised by an attack at dawn by Confederates coming up from Corinth Mississippi. The battle took place near a church called Shiloh, which means place of peace. I don't know now why I decided to write a book… Continue reading Place of Peace
I'm sitting at my kitchen table, and the window in here is open. I'm listening to the rain and wondering why March isn't going out like a lamb. It came in like a lion and appears to be going out the same way. Reminds me of a song I once heard that said, "I didn't… Continue reading A Long Awaited Update
Spring is coming! Can you feel it in the air? Birds are tweeting and tantalizing my cat, breezes are warmer, the sunshine is brightening the skies. As we bid winter a happy ado, I want to tell you about a new book that just came out on March 2. Kathleen Denly is a new novelist… Continue reading My Review for “Sing in the Sunlight”
Are you glad 2020 is over? Do you feel different since the calendar changed to a new year? Have you made goals for 2021, or are you stuck in the thing you didn't finish from last year? "New Year, New You," the Bible app said. Meanwhile, some folks are just getting to celebrate Christmas with… Continue reading Happy New Year?
Do you like to read samples of books for free? There's a page on this site where I post the first chapter of one of my books. I change it up every few months or so. I just updated it today, and it's the first chapter of "Wild Heart", my very first book. If you… Continue reading December Update and Bookish News
Dinner could not get done soon enough for me. I was hungry. All I'd had for lunch was a few bites of ice cream. But, the hamburger was thawing from frozen, so my husband couldn't hurry it. If I had eaten something more substancial for lunch, I wouldn't have been so anxious. My husband wasn't… Continue reading Perspective