Dear Friends, I’m sorry — I’ve dropped the ball. This happens to me sometimes when I have too many irons in the fire. As my daddy is known for saying, I’ve been “busier than a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.” Not a good excuse, but what it means is that I…
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There’s just nothing better than time with family! Here’s a little glimpse of mine.
Grassroots Effort to “Save Santa” Wins!
Santa’s return to Rochester has been secured and the local Miracle Mile Shopping Center has set aside space for him to greet children and work on his toys.
The Town that Built Me
El Reno people seldom see a stranger, and a person in need quickly goes from acquaintance to friend. Just one more reason I’m once again thrilled with my decision to base my novel in my hometown. El Reno residents represent the best of Oklahoma.
The Soil That Gives Me Strength
One of the things I miss most about Oklahoma is the rich red dirt. I didn’t appreciate it when I lived there. In fact, I probably didn’t like it much because it stains everything. As a child, I remember having brand new, sparkling white, tennis shoes and — the first time I wore them outside…
The People Who Inspired the Characters: “The Edge of Nowhere”
Today is National Aunts and Uncles Day, so today today I honor my aunts and uncles and thank them for being a huge part of the person I have become.
The Stories Behind the Story: The Edge of Nowhere Part III
Last night I returned to Minnesota after a long trip back to Oklahoma for a family reunion. The timing of my trip was impeccable as I’m currently in the final editing stages of my book, The Edge of Nowhere, which is expected to be released this Spring by Penner Publishing. This novel was inspired by my grandmother’s…