Celebrating Labor Day

A question–why is a day we don’t have to work called Labor Day? Shouldn’t it be called Non-Labor Day or Fun Day or Put Your Feet Up and Read a Book Day? This Labor Day will be different for many because of the new regulations. Not so different for me.¬† Each Labor Day, as an […]

Tell Me a Story

Tell Me a Story

Most of us like to listen to a good story. Some of my earliest memories are of Dad’s stories about when he was young, and then, Mom’s stories which we put into a couple of Etta Bend books. Storytelling is the oldest form of entertainment. Can’t you just see early day people gathered in round […]

September’s Song

September’s Song

The first day of a brand new month, September. This month closes out summer and ushers in fall. We’ll be thinking colored leaves and fall rains. If you were born in September,¬† your birthstone is the sapphire and your flower is the morning-glory. A soft, gentle rain falls again this morning. It looks like a […]

Augustus and His Namesake

Augustus and His Namesake

If you have an August birthday, you were born in an interesting month–a month with a history. To start with, it was once called Sextilis¬† and was the sixth month. Then, along came powerful Augustus Caesar. It was renamed August in the year 8 B.C. The lovely Peridot is your birth stone and you have […]

Those Mean Old Bad Reviews

Those Mean Old Bad Reviews

What do you do when you’re reveling in good book reviews, happy that your writing has brought a bit of sunshine to your readers, when, suddenly, there it is–a bad review of your beloved book. Someone didn’t like it. In fact, somebody didn’t like it so much that she felt compelled to share her distaste […]

An Interview

An Interview

Do authors like to do interviews? I can’t speak for all, but I can speak for one. I enjoy them, so I was happy when AllAuthor.com suggested an interview. And, there I am! A page all dedicated to me. There may be something on there you didn’t know before. I hope you enjoy it. This […]

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