Book 6 Teaser: Marriage can be the scariest endeavor . . .

There's the story about a young woman saying happily to her parents on her wedding day, "Now I'm at the end of all my worries!" Her parents glanced at each other said, "True, but she doesn't know which end." That's not to discourage anyone from marriage, but to point out that there's no greater adventure, … Continue reading Book 6 Teaser: Marriage can be the scariest endeavor . . .

Title of Book 6, and it’s coming May 2017!

Here's my Valentine's treat: the title of Book 6: The current plan is to release in May (thus the nebulous "spring"--gives me some wiggle room). This is the back cover of the book; the front is still in production (ooh, and it's gonna be good!), but a note on this image: if you've read book … Continue reading Title of Book 6, and it’s coming May 2017!

How to stop hating the opposition in 7 short steps

You despise that person (you know the one), and all that they stand for. Their face is on everything and everywhere, and why they’re famous or even admired baffles you to nausea. If they would just die (and everyone else in their little groups) the world would be a better place. But that’s not going … Continue reading How to stop hating the opposition in 7 short steps

The Best Spot in the world may not be where you think it is

There isn’t One Best Place in the world. That came to me Tuesday as perfectly clear blue skies tempted me outside, despite 19 degree temperatures. My winter brain desperately needed the sunshine. Besides, I got the impression that Maine was trying very hard to win me over during my last hours. (Which was a smart … Continue reading The Best Spot in the world may not be where you think it is