I am a wife to a very creative, and very quiet musician. And,a very patient man who I insist read my blogs. His advice usually sounds like, “You need a comma.” Yet, when I go to retell the story to a person–he cuts me off to tell the punchline. I love that about him.

In addition to being, patient my husband is wise. He waited until we were married for sixteen years to confess it was a lifelong dream to move back to his hometown in the middle of his family farm. By then I really liked him. In hindsight, I have to wonder if that is why he started washing the dishes.

So here we are living a life that most people only read about. One where Friday is dedicated to community events;  and where relationships matter, and our family dreams became important. It is also the place where my ability to write stories extended beyond the typical 600-word blogs I’d written for years.

With this, I hope you enjoy the anecdotes and stories you read on this blog.


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Home Is Where The Heart Is Launch

Their love story starts with a New Year’s Kiss

Liz remembers the day Dirk Mullins appeared on her doorstep. Her family’s life has never been the same. His congenial personality and tenacious temperament make it hard to resist doing whatever it is he suggests. Even if he is five years younger than her. 

Now Dirk is a man and he has his eyes set on one thing. The muse to his shenanigans, Liz Harper. When he forms an alliance with Liz’s brother and ten-year-old son, getting her to buy into his greatest idea ever should be a piece of cake. 

Then again, even the best-laid plans have their hidden pitfalls.

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