Advice From a Friend

  Chapter 9 Letitia’s front room was small, but bright and cozy. Smiling, she invited Miss Georgia to sit in her rocker.      “What a nice surprise, Georgia,” she said. “I’m glad you decided to move into town. Your parents’ farm was a mighty long way out and you, being by yourself and all, were […]

Finishing Touches

The day began nicely with an invitation from a Christian periodical to do some writing for them. That should be fun. For quite some time, I’d been promising my refrigerator a good cleaning. She and I go back quite a number of years and I’d been neglecting her. Sometimes, we take people and things for […]

That Mysterious Cozy Mystery

That Mysterious Cozy Mystery

Yesterday, my newest neighbor came over for a cup of coffee and a chat. It was fun, a sort of “get to know your neighbor” get together. She is interested in writing and she looked through my six cozy mysteries. But, you know what she asked? “What is a cozy mystery?” she said. “I mean, […]

Come In For More Than a Coal of Fire

Come In For More Than a Coal of Fire

“What did you come for, a coal of fire?” my dad used to ask if I breezed in and out of my parents’ home for just a short visit. What he meant was, he wished I’d sit down and talk for a bit. Once, long ago, people would borrow coals of fire to get their […]

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