Happy New Year

Posted by mcm0704 on December 31, 2020 |

Sharing more fun from Slim Randles today, hoping we can laugh our way into 2021. If you’re partying tonight, be smart and be safe. With ICUs bursting at the seams, now is not the time to cast caution aside. “Boys,” said our tall cowboy, Steve, “I’ve got a real problem coming up and I’m not […]

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The Best Christmas Present

Posted by mcm0704 on December 28, 2020 |

Okay, two “I-knows” coming at you. First, I know I said I’d be gone for a couple of weeks, but since Slim Randles is here to entertain readers, it’s almost like I’m not here. Right? Second, I know it’s after Christmas Day, so this story’s a little dated, but it’s priceless. Reminds me of when […]

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Happy Holidays

Posted by mcm0704 on December 25, 2020 |

Merry Christmas to all my readers who celebrate the Christian holiday. And Happy Holidays to those who celebrate the Winter Soltice, Chanukah, Kwanza, and the other winter holidays. No matter which one we are connected to, we are all connected on another level in this time of peace and good cheer. I hope your holiday […]

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Holiday Kindness

Posted by mcm0704 on December 21, 2020 |

The blog won’t be very busy for the next two weeks. I’ll be taking time off from working to enjoy those crafty things l like to do, but I may pop in now and then. You never know. In the meantime, there’s a jigsaw puzzle already waiting for me on the card table in the […]

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River, Sing Out Book Blitz #lonestarlit

Posted by mcm0704 on December 17, 2020 |

RIVER, SING OUT  BY JAMES WADE Categories: Contemporary / Literary Fiction Rural Fiction / Crime Fiction / Coming-of-Age Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Date of Publication: June 8, 2021 Number of Pages: 315 pages   “And through these ages untold, the river did act as the lifeblood of all those things alongside it.” Jonah Hargrove is celebrating […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on December 14, 2020 |

First, something cute. Just because, well, we need something cute right now, and cute is better than the rant I was tentatively going to start with. The meme and the following devotional came from a good friend who sends me prayers and devotionals daily. I don’t often share them here on the blog, as I […]

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Book Blog Tour – Once Upon A Mail Order Bride by Lindy Broday

Posted by mcm0704 on December 10, 2020 |

ONCE UPON A MAIL ORDER BRIDE Outlaw Mail Order Brides, #4 by Linda Broday Categories: Western / Historical Romance Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Date of Publication: November 24, 2020 Number of Pages: 352 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! Accused of crimes he didn’t commit, ex-preacher Ridge Steele is forced to give up everything he knew and […]


Remembering Pearl Harbor

Posted by mcm0704 on December 7, 2020 |

Today, we pause a moment to remember what happened one December day when early in the morning Japanese war planes made a stealth attack on Pearl Harbor.   We mourn those who lost their lives that day, as well as the thousands others who died in battles that raged for four years after the attack, until […]

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#FridayReads A Charming Christmas Story

Posted by mcm0704 on December 4, 2020 |

First, I want to tell you what I’m reading. Some time ago I joined NetGalley, where I can acquire books to read and review, and I’ve received a lot of good stories via that site. (You can, too, and it’s free to join.) I’m currently reading In a Town Called Paradox by Miriam Murcutt and […]

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Christmas Cheer

Posted by mcm0704 on December 2, 2020 |

Well, December is upon us and we’ll soon be facing another New Year. This past one certainly has been a challenge for so many of us, and my hope is that we can all ease through these next few weeks without any mishaps and get a start on 2021 with good health. Before I turn […]

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