Ok, y’all, where did Spring go? It feels crazy cold in my house this morning. I had to turn off the ceiling fans, and I’m considering a second cup of hot caffeine and maybe a blanket. It’s Saturday, my kids are still inbed, we’ve no school today, and my husband has to work. I kind… Continue reading Some Rambling and a Few Updates
Well, ole March went out like a lion this year, didn’t it? But April has finally arrived. Spring. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waiting all winter to say that. 🙂 That fresh, moist, earthy smell of dirt, the happy singing of the birds, the warm sunshine and milder temperatures all make… Continue reading Announcing A New Book!
My wind chimes are creating a melody all their own out there on my front porch. Guess the breeze is lively. Reminds me of the blustery March, two years ago when I was pondering a new story idea. I dove into some research, which proved to fuel my idea into a book that is soon… Continue reading From Idea to Book
A couple of nights ago I was hugging and kissing my girls goodnight…a practice, I’m sure an 11-year-old and 13-year-old wish I would drop…when my youngest asked for something. I can’t remember what it was, but she wanted to know if I would buy her something. “Sure,” I said, “as soon as I get the… Continue reading Calendars, Dates and Research
Coming soon, a new novel by me! Featuring romance and redemption with a mix of characters thrown in, including pirates and preachers, slaves and servants, farmers and females on the frontier, “You Belong to Me” is set in Virginia, 1748. What’s it about? Well, here’s the tentative back cover blurb: She bought him to work… Continue reading Announcing a New Book
Social media took a backseat today. Between getting up late because I stayed up late to read, helping the 5th grader with long division containing decimals, helping the 8th grader understand multiplying and dividing negative and positive exponents, laundry, a call from a friend and writing a paragraph on my newest WIP, I just… Continue reading After the Polar Vortex
I had to have blood work done this morning to check my A1C and sugar. I knew it would be high, because I had a bowl of Cornflakes with sugar for breakfast. I needed to go to our local Walmart to grab a few groceries. Knowing I wanted to start eating healthier, I nabbed some… Continue reading A Day in the Life