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Over The River And Through The Wood By A Journalist And A Romance Novelist

  Oh, my gosh! Thanksgiving is almost here! Today, it dawned on me that the only Thanksgiving song I’ve ever heard of is Over The River And Through The Wood. [If you’re like me, you probably thought it was woods, … Continue reading

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Get Your Spooky On With A Cauldron Of Creepy Words

Hey Everyone. On October of  2015 I published the blog below for those of us who love word lists and phrases and especially Halloween. I figured it was a safe bet that many of you haven’t seen this so here … Continue reading

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Where My Research Took Me – Ice Houses In The Nineteenth Century

I first learned about ice houses at my grandparents resort on Red Lake in Ontario, Canada when I was around six or seven years old. Even in the 1950s a few ice houses were still used in remote areas like … Continue reading

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Laughter – A Gift To Readers and Writers And Everyone In Between, in memory of my son, Alan

  Laughter goes a long way to heal the body and soul. As a writer I’ve experienced laughter’s wonderful gift in real life events and in fictional movies and books.     Did you know that the Cancer Center of … Continue reading

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Meet Ewok My New Puppy

    Meet Ewok, my new Shichon puppy. He’s part Shih Tzu and part Bichon Frise. And because of him I’m adding a dog to my next book. He’ll be much bigger and in fact is half wolf. I hope … Continue reading

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Catching Up With A Few Funnies In English Language

Hey Everyone. Yeah it’s been since Christmas since I posted and I’m sorry for that. All, I can say is that it was quite a winter at my house. That’s why I decided a few chuckles were in order. So … Continue reading

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Happy 2017 Holidays Everyone!

It’s been some time since I’ve posted and I apologize for that. With vacations, family doings and some health issues to deal with, I’ve been lax. Just to catch you up with some of my doings, I’m including some pictures … Continue reading

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Where My Research Took Me – Spanish Guitars

I’m working on How To Kiss A Troll and you might wonder how a story about a Norwegian family led me to Spanish Guitars. It’s simple, My heroine Bella, flees her father’s Texas Ranchero for Minnesota where the Norwegian hero, … Continue reading

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Humor – What’s Your Favorite Kind to Read or Write

There’s an old saying that says “life is stranger than fiction” and this holds true with humor too. I think we’ve all been in a ridiculous situation that when we relay it to friends it sounds like we’re embellishing it … Continue reading

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Sexy Writing Phrases For In And Out Of The Bedroom

Many of my writing buddies hate writing love scenes. I have to admit that they aren’t one of my favorite things to write either. I rewrite them more than any other scenes in my books. It’s not the idea of … Continue reading

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