Give me a Break!

February 10, 2015

A few days ago I wrote about plans for hubby and I to take a weekend off at the beach together. We had a wonderful two days being lazy, enjoying the sight of the surf from our room and eating the best sausage pizza we’d ever had from a place just down the road. It […]

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February 6, 2015

Here in Washington state, the weather had been unseasonably mild this winter. We had some snow before Christmas but since then it has seemed more like early spring around here. What better time to head out for a couple of days at the coast? This weekend, hubby and I are doing an overnight at Manzanita, […]

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Two Wonderful Books

January 23, 2015

Hey everyone. Hope your week was a great one. Mine was. For one main reason: two of my very favorite authors had new releases this week, and I took some time off from working on my own stories to dive into theirs. These ladies did not disappoint me. You will want to find these two […]

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A Lovely Boost

January 13, 2015

Hi everyone! Any author will tell you that writing is a lonely enterprise, and there are always times of self doubt and questioning one’s choice of career. That’s why kind words from a thoughtful reader mean so much. I have a friend named Todd who recommended my book, Sunny’s Second Chance, to his friend Sandra. […]

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Off to a Great Start

January 6, 2015

Hey there! Thanks for stopping in today. There’s not much going on for me this first week of January of 2015. All the holiday paraphernalia has been boxed up for another year, and my house looks kind of drab in the pale January light. Here’s a pic of one of my four cats, Doshia. She […]

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2014

It’s been a great year for me both personally and as a new author. I’ve learned a lot and identified more clearly the direction I plan to take my writing over the next little while. I hope you’ve had a good year too, and I appreciate you stopping in to read my posts or leave […]

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Happy Holiday Season

December 11, 2014

Hello friends. It’s mid-December already. How the heck did that happen? At our house, the tree is up and the young cats, Frisco and Maggie, are having a great time knocking things off of it. Doshia and Shadow, the older cats, are pretending to be non-chalant about it, but you can bet they’d be climbing […]

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Let’s Count our Blessings

November 26, 2014

Hi Everyone. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and my husband and I will be traveling two hours to share a meal with my elderly parents and my brother, Robert. Last year we were not all together, so this year I am counting my blessings. My parents are still well and active and here on the planet. My […]

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Would You like an Excerpt?

November 22, 2014

Hey All – The manuscript of Sunny’s Hope is now officially edited and put to bed. Expect a release date of December 15th from Beachwalk Press. A huge thanks goes out to my awesome editors, Kelly  and Pamela. They really help me polish up my stories till they shine. One of the last things that […]

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Official Blurb Day!

November 8, 2014

Hi All.  I hope the fall is treating you well, where ever you are. Here in southwest Washington state we had about ten days of rain recently that caused flooding in our computer repair shop. Things have dried out and we’re putting ourselves back together and enjoying a couple of cool, clear days before more […]

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