A Real Life Mystery

A Real Life Mystery

Last night, I was watching a live presentation from a flooded area along the Texas coast. The reporter was standing on a higher, safe place, out of the water, and reporting on the flood in this coastal town. The streets were swimming with water, impassable. One stalled car already half-floated near the curb. The water […]

Hats Off to Galveston

Hats Off to Galveston

Yesterday was the anniversary of the 1900 hurricane that wiped out a good portion of the island of Galveston, Texas. I couldn’t let that date go by without mentioning it. If you haven’t read much about it in history, let me tell you that it is an amazing, true story of devastation and horror and […]

On the Trail

On the Trail

“Our last night in Amarillo,” I said and sighed. We three women huddled under warm afghans tucked around us in Sophie’s wicker rockers on her front porch. The starry sky seemed almost close enough to touch. The lonely cry of a coyote rose and fell on the wind. A Crossfire Roadster wheeled into Sophie’s driveway […]

The Last Free Day

The Last Free Day

  This is the last day that the second Darcy and Flora cozy mystery, Grave Shift, will be free as an eBook on Amazon. If your weather has been cold and rainy, as it has here in NW Arkansas, let me tell you, a good book is the perfect way to spend these days that […]

An Ancient and Trusted Book of Information

An Ancient and Trusted Book of Information

I have a shabby old address book but it is a real treasure. It has reason to look as tattered as it does. It is well on its way to being an antique. And, like any antique, the value is enhanced by, as they say, the provenance. This ¬†book’s provenance has more to do with […]

Warm Memories of Coffee and the People Who Brewed It

Warm Memories of Coffee and the People Who Brewed It

The first thing I do when I get up each morning is make a pot of coffee. Many times, I wish someone else had made it for me and all I had to do was go pour a cup instead of waiting for it to brew. I could make it the night before and pre-program […]

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