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Jacarandas in May: An Unforgettable Californian Sight With Tips

The sight of those flaming lavender flowers on the Jacaranda trees in May will freeze one in midstep, but the bloom is so fleeting that I forget all about them till the trees are ablaze again. I’m sure the tree owners don’t forget. Signs … Continue reading

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Edits, Porridge, and a Fool’s Day Hike

While on a marathon edit session today of my mystery Olive Tomorrow, I decided to optimize my breakfast porridge prep. A half hour before I intended to eat, I half-filled a 16 ounce canning jar with Coach oats and added water nearly to … Continue reading

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Indelible Beans: A Coffeehouse Story

As a way of giving back this holiday season, I wanted to help re-open a coffeehouse in Haviland, Kansas. Origins Divine Coffeehouse will be home to Barclay College students and townspeople stopping by and staying for a cup of joe. The … Continue reading

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October 2014 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

Welcome to our September First Friday Breakfast with … me!  Since I recently finished the Abishag quartet by publishing An Eggshell Present early September, I thought it would be fun to talk about the making of the Abishag mysteries over a croissant. … Continue reading

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Riddle in Bones: An Abishag’s Third Mystery is Now Available on Amazon

On what would have been my dad’s 81st birthday, Amazon published my third long e-novella or short book in the Abishag mystery quartet. Riddle in Bones: An Abishag’s Third Mystery is now available for Kindle. I’d love to hear what you think. If … Continue reading

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Designing Women Create the Third Abishag Cover

I have a great cover artist in Bethany Barnette and love & learn in our design journeys together. As I resolved the final beta readers’ comments and began formatting the third Abishag’s manuscript for publication, Bethany delivered its cover. Oh … Continue reading

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An Experimental Mutiny against Excess: The Pirate’s Version

BACKGROUND This past week I finished Jen Hatmaker’s funny, poignant, and life-changing book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. Let me make it clear at the start: I did not pirate the book. On the contrary, I bought it, then bought … Continue reading

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