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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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Doing Something Positive on Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017 Forget the hype, the litter left after the fundraiser marches, and the flood of sometimes dicey statistics, graphs, and theories of pseudoscientists. Let’s get real. Stop talking, protesting, and Facebooking about what everyone else is NOT doing. Take … Continue reading

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Saving My Life: A Day of Meals Part One

BACKGROUND Since 2004, I’ve been experimenting with healthier and more mindful attitudes about health, the environment, climate change, God, compassion for animals and other cultures. To quiet irritated friends, my nutritionist, family and waitresses, I transitioned from Whole Foods, plant-based … 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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Indelible Beats: An Abishag’s Second Mystery is Now Available on Amazon

On Chinese New Year’s Eve, Amazon published my second e-novella of the Abishag mystery quartet. Indelible Beats: An Abishag’s Second Mystery is now available for Kindle. I’d love to hear what you think. If you like it, please consider writing an … Continue reading

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