Saturday, June 3, 2017


I recently hurt my knee. I slipped on wet grass and had to be taken to the emergency room. Yesterday I had an MRI and next Monday they’ll tell me my fate on whether I have torn a ligament and what can be done about it.

Pain has taught me self discipline. That I have to live with less than perfectly tidied up house until my husband can get to it. I could nag him about the dishes not being put away but really what harm is it to leave them in the drainer for awhile? It’s not like they’re going anywhere.

Self discipline leads to patience. I can’t get off these crutches overnight. In fact, I have a feeling we’ll be close friends for quite some time. I can’t help that it takes me twice as long to get to my desk. And I can’t drive somewhere at a whim (which saves me mileage, gas, and possible credit card purchases!)

I’m thankful that I can still work. I didn’t injure my hands. I can still use a keyboard.

So I’m patient, grateful, and I’m saving money. Oh the joys of knee pain!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Luna and the golf ball

Luna is obsessed with golf balls.  She started rolling a stray golf ball around the house a few days ago. Now she somehow feels that this golf ball is hers and hers alone. She will cuff and spit at the other cats if they get near her golf ball.

Yesterday she took to sitting on her golf ball. She sits on it all day. Is she trying to hatch said golf ball? If so what does she think is inside? Or does she feel that she's somehow tapping into her inner Tiger Woods?

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Life, RT Convention, Birds...randomness

I love spring because of the birds.  We have a bird feeder looking off the deck, and we can sit at the dining room table and watch them. Right now there are robins (although they eat insects and worms and not so much seed at the feeder) and yellow finch. If it ever stops raining I’ll post actual pictures of the feeder. 

Romantic Times Booklovers Convention starts today in Atlanta. I wanted to go so badly this year, but it's just not in the cards. Travel has become difficult lately and I don't think it will be getting much easier in the near future. However, I hope everyone going has a great time.  I'll be virtually there watching via online social media, etc.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Stranger is his Bed is now free on Amazon Kindle!

A spy for the British, Cat Sterling is used to living dangerously. Despite having a bounty on her head, she never expects to be shot in the line of duty and left for dead.

Angus French had enough problems without finding a near-dead woman on his property. A Revolution was coming, and British sympathizers have just burned down his tavern. The last thing he needs is to have the colonists catch him housing a British spy.

The price on Cat’s head will more than pay for the damage done to his business. He never expects Cat to see him as a real man. And he never expects to learn that Cat has a few secrets of her own…

I wrote this one awhile ago and had a ton of fun working on it. It was never really a book I marketed very much because at the time I wrote it I was knee deep between two other writing projects, so I kind of just put it aside and forgot about it.  However, it was a fast track book, and I love it so much that I'd thought I'd put it up for free. 

If you leave an honest review on Amazon when you're done, I'd sure appreciate it! Reviews are vital to an author's bottom line and the more we can get the better.  Thanks so much!


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Life lessons from 100 year olds


Life lessons from people 100 years old and older.  So inspiring. We spend years, decades, worrying over stupid little things. Where does it get us?

Go. Watch it.  It will make your day.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Second Beginning print status

We’re having technical difficulties on getting Book II in the Cold Springs series out in print. We’re working with the printing company and so far they have not found the problem. Believe me, it is more than frustrating and I apologize for the long wait. 

In the meantime, the book can be downloaded via e-book with no problems at Amazon, of course. The link is here. 

We’re giving it one more shot with this printing company and if it’s still a problem, we’re moving it to another company.  Stay tuned for details and again…I’m really sorry for this inconvenience. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Write Naked by Jennifer Probst

I just bought this book in paperback from Amazon.  I can't wait to read it. I love Jennifer Probst's books! 

I bought it in paperback instead of ebook because I want it for my keeper shelf.  I'm sure it will be one I'll return to over and over. 

I have a keeper shelf of reference books, and quite a few shelves house just writer related books.

Sooooooo excited.  That is all.