About Trust and Space

I was watching the weather forecast on our local news recently. As usual, I was doing other things…working on my computer, chatting with the kids, making dinner. This time, among the temperature forecast and predicted night time lows, something different caught my attention. The weatherman said that you could see the International Space Station passing […]

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Symbolic Jewelry – Part 1: Cicada Necklace

My kids are both back in school – one in college, the other in high school. This time of year always feels like a fresh start that is ripe with the potential of things to come. I bet there are a lot of people, like me, who get a burst of energy and creativity when […]

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Raid My Bookshelves Giveaway #4

Halloween is almost here, but there is nothing spooky about this giveaway! You can simply win books, pulled from my own bookshelves. All you need to do to enter is subscribe to my newsletter. If you are already a subscriber…congrats! You’re already entered in the giveaway. If not, you can become a subscriber below. I […]

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Deadly Delicious Boxed Set Release Day!

I am teaming up with a couple of my writing friends to do a culinary mystery boxed set. You get the first books in three series Pies & Peril from my Culinary Competition Series Murder Al Dente from Jennifer L. Hart’s Southern Pasta Shop series Southern Peach Pie and a Dead Guy from A. Gardner’s […]

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Raid My Bookshelves Giveaway

Like every writer I know, I have a lot of books. A LOT of books. Book hoarding is an affliction of many writers. I hold on to books that I’ve read and I keep around books that are no longer useful to me…for no good reason. It’s time to find those under-utilized books a new […]

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Necklace & Book Winner

  Congratulations to Jacquie, who won the contest for the autographed copy of Pies & Peril plus the handmade necklace. Stay tuned, I promise I will do more giveaways soon! […]

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Help Name My New Series

I recently found out from my publisher that my first culinary mystery will be published in July! That means it’s time to nail down all kinds of things, like cover art and the series name. I’ve come up with several series names and I’m having a difficult time deciding on which one I like the […]

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Life Lemons and Soft Food

A new month always holds a bit of excitement. A new beginning. A new page on the calendar. With the way my April went, I am very glad to see we’re already to Cinco de Mayo. I had dental problems throughout most of April. I was only able to awkwardly chew food on the right […]

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Ions and Vortexes, Oh My!

I had hoped that at this point in the month I would be posting a well thought-out post written in peace and quiet. Unfortunately Winter Storm Ion and the Polar Vortex has decided to extend my kids’ Christmas Vacation another two days. That is after the vacation began one day early thanks to an ice […]

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