Flavorful Cozies

Flavorful Cozies

What flavor do you like in a cozy mystery? One of my fellow writers mentioned the other day, that there’s a wide range of topics and writing styles under the broad heading of Cozy Mysteries. They all have similarities, certainly, else they wouldn’t be cozy. Some of them, however, have a bit of supernatural and […]

It’s Contest Time

It’s Contest Time

Good morning. Lots of trouble going on in this old world. Lots of worries. BUT, lots of good things are taking place too! So, we’re going to celebrate the ending of May and the beginning of a brand new month. June is right around the corner. We’re going to celebrate the good. What better way […]

Joy Is Where You Find It

With all the turmoil going on in the world today, sometimes we overlook simple things that bring us joy. This post was from a few years back. Admittedly, it’s about times that I was out and about; today, I don’t have that privilege. Anyway, these dark days can’t last forever, so I took a look […]

Green, Misty Classroom

Green, Misty Classroom

“God needed laughter in the world, So he made the Irish race, For they can meet life with a smile And turn a happy face.” –from The Book of Irish Blessings, author unknown. A green mist seemed to shimmer in the sunlight that streamed through the window as I walked into my kindergarten classroom on […]

Everything I Needed to Know, I Learned in a Cozy Mystery

Everything I Needed to Know, I Learned in a Cozy Mystery

Cozy mysteries are fun to read and fun to write. If they were not, who would read or write them? As well as being fun, they are instructive. They’ve taught me several life lessons. Storms come in every life. There is no problem than cannot be solved. Perseverance¬† wins the day. Home’s hearth fires burn […]

Craziness Is Contagious

Craziness Is Contagious

I’ve never seen a squirrel behave like the little fellow in my front yard this morning. Maybe he was from this year’s crop of new squirrels and was just realizing what fun it is to be alive. Maybe he had gotten hold of an especially spicy and invigorating breakfast. Some of the squirrels munch on […]

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