The Process Begins…

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I wrote a long blog post that some how got lost. That was two days ago. No worry, I didn’t know where I was going with it anyway. Today, Friday, I’m working on a new book, developing the story, the characters, the plot, trying to find some connections between the past and the present, between the characters and me. Emotion. …

Yowza, y’all

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I can’t believe it’s been a whole weeks since I blogged. Tis the way of deadline. A friend said to me at church today, “You’re always on deadline.” Um, yeah, pretty much and happily so. Here’s how I define deadline. Three months before the book is due to my editor. Before that three month marker, I say, “I have a …

Fast blog

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No, no, not a blog about fasting. A quick blog. How are you all this week? I’m good, rewriting. Need to get a lot done. Surprise house guests this weekend. Sweet Caroline is coming along.

Garage Cleaning Means Garage Memories

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Tony and I are doing a little house cleaning, prepping for a garage sale in a few weeks. We started in… the garage. When we moved into this “fasting house” nine years ago, most of my worldly treasures were stored along one wall. (Note to self: Don’t store stuff you want to keep in garage.) Most of it is brown, …

May 8 is coming

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May 8th is a great day. My Grandmother turns 93. Happy birthday, Gran! My childhood friend, Jana, turns 46. I haven’t seen or talk to her in years, but I always remember her birthday. DIVA NASHVEGAS is officially released. I was thinking we should all go on Amazon on May 8th and buy a copy of Diva NashVegas and see …

Sometimes you wanna go where everyone knows your name

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Some of the longest running and most popular television shows in the last thirty years have revolved around… Friends! M*A*S*H. Even though this show is about an Army medical hospital during the Korean War, it was about friends. Men and woman bonded together by hardship and war as well as laughter. The show ran 11 years. And we loved the …