Dear Reader, I have a confession. I committed a major oops last night. I was warned. I nodded that I got it. Then I turned around and did exactly what the author warned me not to do. Let’s go to the beginning of the story…. Last night I […]
I like to make people laugh and then say, "hmmm." If I have done that then I have successfully changed the way you have seen the world.
Good morning, Reader Crawling out of bed in the dark, dark, early morning can be a challenge. It’s that way every January, but I have a plan. While everyone else is buying the low cal, reduced sugar foods, I pívot. I buy my favorite creamer. This year’s flavor […]
This is the first note of 2023.
People have different traditions on the first day of the year. It’s the day I like to sit down and thank the previous year for all the blessings. There are the big ones: family, my home, the ability to breathe air (I’m asthmatic, so breathing is a big […]
The temperatures have dropped, and hoodies abound. Friends and family are settling from their travels and gathering round. They bring with them hugs, warm smiles, and stories promising laughter. But sometimes, something a little more than love gets passed on. It has been a couple of years since […]
I’m working on this year’s Christmas story, Winter Wonderland Inn. Noelle is sunshine, and Kristopher is grumpy. A call from an ailing uncle brings him to the Winter Wonderland Inn, and is subject to Noelle’s sunshine. Kristopher’s grumpy heart doesn’t stand a chance when he joins forces with […]
The kids in our town love Randy. This story shows why.
*Merri buried herself under a pile of book launches. So her characters are filling in and taking over her blog and newsletter. This week’s entry is from Ashbrook, Montana’s matriarch, Aunt Tee. I don’t get into trouble often, but when I do it is a doozy. This time […]
Everyone at the party associated her with Keldon and his parents. When Luna got as far as a table away, someone pulled her back to “her herd” for a picture or to play a game. It was Keldon who pulled them away from the group. “I need to […]