Odds ‘n’ Ends Because I Forgot It’s Thursday

Yikes! It’s Thursday. I forgot about blogging! I didn’t get a horse fix tonight, so my day is messed up.  Instead of my riding lesson, I took my granddaughter to hers. Tuesday was frigid and lessons were canceled. Today my granddaughter rode a horse named No More. They Read More...

Guest Kathleen Brooks, romance novels set in the Bluegrass

Hey ya'll! Jan invited me to guest blog today. We are both from Kentucky and write romance novels set in the Bluegrass. We also share a love for animals. I'm very honored to get to know Jan and look forward to meeting a few of you as well! Here is a little bit about my Read More...

We the People

No horse fix tonight. I went with a distant cousin to a meeting of a local DAR chapter. DAR? Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization Read More...

Writers will escape into their own world at any given time without notice

Last week I shared a graphic with that saying on Facebook. I also posted that I may never own a horse like Dixie, but my characters can. For those of you not on my FB page, Dixie was last Thursday night’s HORSE FIX: Take Me Away, barn name Dixie—World Champion 5-gaited Read More...

Recalling History Gives Meaning to Today

When I decided to write my Christmas novella, A Groovy Christmas, I revisited the year 1968. I’m telling my age when I reveal that this was the year I graduated from high school. It was a big year for me, of course. My parents and I hosted an exchange student from Chili. I Read More...

Merry Christmas from Legend, Tennessee

Legend, Tennessee: Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, the city of Legend, Tennessee, boasts of small town pride and southern elegance. Porches are still for sitting and troubles for one family affect the entire community. This is the place where women from Read More...

New Website Design and Blog

Horse fix for December 13, 2012: CH Mr. Snuffleupagus, barn name Snuffy. CH means Snuffy is a champion American Saddlebred “walk trot” horse. He had a wonderful career as a show horse and is much loved in the barn as a lesson horse. Tonight’s lesson was practicing holding Read More...