Once upon a time, in a place far, far away and long, long ago, and further and longer still, there lived a restless woman. She realized she had walked more paths on her world than she had left to walk. Therefore, she realized, each remaining step on the remaining paths had to count. They had … Continue reading In Her Own Way
I’m feeling like I’m coming down with a bout of creativity. It is a great feeling. Brightness Calling is wrapping up nicely. I’ll be spending the next couple of days focusing on that. The new publishing date is September 30th. In my indie publishing world, where I hold the reins, books are like babies. You’ve got a … Continue reading Got a New Due Date for Episode Two—Just 10 days away!
I’ve not written about food for awhile and it being the Thanksgiving Weekend and all, I thought’s I’d give your eyes a feast… In lieu of a family Thanksgiving, Mr. Al and I went to the Alderbrook Resort on Hood Canal. It’s one of those old fashioned resorts, established in 1917. (You know it’s old … Continue reading For My Foodie Peeps–
On July 4th, the colored cloud display and accompanying booms were quite splendid. It was touch and go. For a while there, the forecast was for clear skies. However, the fog rolled in and the tradition continued. I’ve been living with friendly fog since 1980 when I moved from the East Coast to the West … Continue reading I’ll Have My Coffee With Fog, Please
If you’re looking for a town to be the same after more than 30 years, you’re going to be disappointed. If you’re looking for a certain area to help jog your 30-year memories, you’re going to be disappointed, too. I’m sure a strip mall or two will be blocking the view you remembered. But, if … Continue reading Hello, Colorado. Long Time No See
I finished my first draft of Sky Dancers. In celebration, I’ve posted the back cover at the end of this little discussion, but you can scroll ahead, I won’t mind… I’m thinkin’ that the back cover is just as lovely as the front. So you, my fellow authors, how do you feel when you … Continue reading Help Me, Nora! I Gotta Get My Zing On!
I must share with you my beautiful cover for SKY DANCERS. I’m about two thirds through the first draft and Mr. Al created the cover early to inspire me. Oh. My. God. Color me inspired! Back to writing…Later, Peeps Continue reading I can’t stand it!!!
What I loved most about our whirlwind visit to the islands was what they did to our fellow travelers and, truth be told,to us. We all got a little softer, a little more natural. I saw flowers in hair, leis, hawaiian shirts, lovely little skirts, sandals, flip-flops and relaxed smiles. The whole ship had … Continue reading Island Time–Big Island