Year: 2012

Black Eyed Peas- The Recipe and the Legend

I wasn’t born in the south, but I got here as fast as I could. Actually, I think I was somehow mixed up at birth because Texas has always seemed like home to me. While I embrace most things southern,

Christmas Recipes

I’m in cooking and baking mode to get Christmas done for loved ones, friends and my soldiers. I’ll be posting a few recipes here as I go along. This candy is nice because it’s a good break from the chocolate

Santa Was A Cowboy Revisited

I hope people will stop and think just a bit about how a small gesture of kindness might mean more than you will ever know to someone who is drowning in sorrow. Even a smile to a stranger, holding a


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Wrangler Patches and Country Humor

     A while back I was commenting in a chat about a picture I have of some bronc riders behind the chutes and the nice “scenery”. A young man in the chat blew a gasket. “That’s disgusting to be talking

Lost in Space

I probably shouldn’t write this post, but…I’m frustrated. A few weeks ago my hard drive crashed on my Alienware. I need to find the documentation on it as I bought the extended warranty, but the service rep insists it’s expired…conveniently

When I Am Old

When I’m old. I come from a long line of people who live to be fairly old, barring accidents, wars and illnesses. My mother is 80 years old and takes care of her yard, garden, house and worked in a

Premonitions–My Home Is In Heaven

Premonitions. We all have them. I’m working on a scene in DRAGON VALLEY now, where the main character has had a very bad feeling about her daughter going on a trip to gather some magical herbs that may help save