Month: July 2010

From Beer Runs to Rocking Chairs

July was a bad month for a variety of reasons. If it could go wrong, it pretty much did. Now that the bombing is over, it’s time to start digging out of the rubble. Oops, another bomb. Yesterday I stopped

Let’s Mosey Down and Breed Them All

There’s an old joke about two bulls standing on a hill, looking down at a herd of cows. The young bull says, “Let’s run down and breed a couple of those cute cows.” The old bull replies, “Let’s mosey down

Looking For Hephaestus

As many of you know, FAR RIDER is getting close to submission. I’ve been doing the final cuts and a lady on Twitter offered to beta read it for me. She gave me some valuable advice I definitely plan to

There’s An Agent Peeking Under Your Door

Jessica Faust at Bookends Literary LLC posted a question on her blog a few weeks ago from an aspiring author who had just received her fourth rejection. The author realized it wasn’t a lot of rejections, but she wondered if

Happy Birthday Darling

A few weeks ago I started wondering what was wrong with me. People were getting on my nerves more than usual. I cried more than usual. I’m not a crier by nature. I couldn’t sleep. Some days I got up

Sara Lynn Sanders-The Artist and the Art.

I had the pleasure of visiting with Sara Lynn Sanders recently. I say this sincerely. I went into the interview as I always do with a list of questions to ask, fully prepared to dig around for the interesting tidbits.

Ride The Horse, Not The Saddle

When I was living on the farm with my grandfather and aunt, Dad bought a black and white Paint Shetland. Grandpa wanted us to name him Bimbo because that was a popular song then and he loved listening to it

Proud To Be An American

I planned to write about the beginnings of America for my Fourth of July blog post and I actually did refresh my memory on the first and second congress and write two pages. However, something happened yesterday that made me