Be A Mentor

Posted by mcm0704 on October 18, 2017 |

It’s Wednesday and time for Slim Randles to entertain us with one of his weekly columns. He likes to tell stories about the guys down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop, a place that has become very real to me over the years that he has been sharing his columns with me. I can easily […]

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Inspiration and Fishing

Posted by mcm0704 on October 16, 2017 |

Bear with me, and you will see what inspiration and fishing have in common. Or maybe not. It’s going to be a bit subtle, so you might have to put your thinking caps on. First the Inspiration Which I especially like because now you can know that I don’t always listen to the horrible news […]

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How Clean is Your Kitchen?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 11, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here today as my guest, bragging on one of his friends. But first, a little bragging from me.  Actually, not bragging. Just an announcement. My short story, Escaping Raul,is now live for Kindle, and I am doing a giveaway. You can enter the sweepstakes HERE for a chance to win one of the 25 copies being […]

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Book Review Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester

Posted by mcm0704 on October 8, 2017 |

Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher Maxine Sylvester File Size: 5993 KB Publication Date: November 17, 2016 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01N64ZOFF BOOK BLURB – Ronaldo is the top flying cadet at the prestigious Reindeer Flying Academy. He dreams of getting his flying license and becoming one of Santa’s reindeer, just like […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 22, 2017 |

Before getting into the horrible news from the Caribbean and Mexico, just a touchof cuteness to brighten our Friday a bit. The devastation from the three major hurricanes since Harvey hit the south coast of Texas just keeps getting worse and worse. The two small islands of Antigua and Barbuda have virtually been destroyed. Dominican Prime Minister […]

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In Honor of Autumn

Posted by mcm0704 on September 20, 2017 |

Autumn has always been my favorite season of the year and my sentiments about the season echo what Slim Randles has written. Please help me welcome him as my Wednesday’s Guest for today, and have a glass of cider as you read along. Cider seems to go with Autumn, along with crisp apples, so lets […]

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Come to the Fair

Posted by mcm0704 on September 13, 2017 |

Slim Randles is my Wednesday’s Guest today with a nice piece about the county fair and who wins ribbons and who does not. I love going to fairs, big and small, and I do enjoy seeing what items, and animals, claim the top prizes. I also really enjoy a good funnel cake. In fact, going […]

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Archery at its Best

Posted by mcm0704 on September 8, 2017 |

I know it isn’t Wednesday, but Slim Randles is here today instead of the usual Friday fare on the blog. Since deciding to sell my property and move, life has gotten crazy busy and all my plans to stick to a blogging schedule have been blown away. So, it will be interesting to all of us, […]

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The Perfect Dog

Posted by mcm0704 on September 5, 2017 |

It’s hard to believe, but it is four years to the day since my husband, Carl, died. Thoughts of him, and the life we shared here at Grandma’s Ranch, have been poignant of late as I prepare to sell the property and move. All of the busyness of preparing for the big move has led […]

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Book Excerpt – Evelyn Evolving

Posted by mcm0704 on August 28, 2017 |

Before moving on to the excerpt, here is a meme I found online. I couldn’t resist the cute kitten face with that sad expression. It was a wild weekend for many of us in Texas as Hurricane Harold decided to spread havoc over much of the southern and middle portion of the state. We were lucky […]

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