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Things I Love About Texas

April 1, 2024 /

If you’ve been to Texas, raise your hand. I am sure that every person thinks THEIR state is the best state. It’s good to love where you’re from. Right? I’m…

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Books, Books & …

February 13, 2024 /

And more books! I love books. I love them in all sizes and shapes … and formats. When you’ve been published for a while, yes-that means I’m oldER than when…

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Year of Jubilee

January 10, 2024 /

I’m so excited to be in 2024. I’ve always liked new years, new calendars, fresh starts. And this year is especially sweet. I’ve decided to dub this year my “year…

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November Musings

November 12, 2023 /

How would our lives change if we made gratitude a habit?

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Fact AND Fiction

October 4, 2023 /

Some books are fact–they literally happened. Some books are fiction–where the words and the characters and the story idea all come from a writer’s mind. But what happens when a…

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Tough Times . . .

August 28, 2023 /

Let’s see if you’ve heard any of these. “Tough times never last, but tough people do. ~Robert H. Schuller “You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.”…

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A Shade Tree, A Creek, & A Book

July 30, 2023 /

Raise your hand if you were raised in the south with no air conditioning. Haha. I’m sure I’m not the only one. We didn’t have air conditioning at home–or at…

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Back to the Classroom

July 5, 2023 /

It’s true. I’ve accepted a half-time teaching position. Beach time is over my friends. Okay, I was only at the beach for 4 days, but you get my meaning. Life…

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How Do You Feel About Flowers?

May 30, 2023 /

As a writer, I need things to do that don’t require sitting in front of a computer. I knit. I quilt a little. I love to play in the garden.…

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Pull Quotes

May 4, 2023 /

I had so much fun going through the final edits of my May release, Veil of Destruction. By the time I receive a book back from my editor and my…

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