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Book Blog Tour: At Close Range by Leesa Ross

AT CLOSE RANGE: A MEMOIR OF TRAGEDY AND ADVOCACY By Leesa Ross  Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Pages: 192 Pub Date: April 15, 2020 Categories: Nonfiction / Memoir / Personal Transformation / Advocacy *** Scroll Down For the Giveaway *** Leesa Ross did not expect to write a book. Neither did she expect the tragedy that …

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#Friday Reads: An Excerpt From Play It Again, Sam

I think we’re finally seeing the backside of the winter storm that has caused so much havoc across Texas and parts north and east of us. Well, at least here it will warm up within a day or so and the snow and ice will melt. Today, as I write this, most of the power …

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Book Blog Tour: Stork Bite by L.K. Simonds

STORK BITE by L.K. SIMONDS Genre: Historical Fiction / Southern Fiction Date of Publication: November 30, 2020 Number of Pages: 359 pages Scroll down for Giveaway! “Everything has to be reconciled eventually.” Caddo Parish, 1913. On an October morning, a Klansman confronts seventeen-year-old David Walker at a hidden oxbow lake where he has gone to hunt. …

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Friday Reads and Friday Fun

A friend sent me this meme, and I thought it perfect to share today on the blog. Between the pandemic, the horror that was the attack on the Capitol Building last week, and the tension over what is coming next, I am so glad that I have a cat, or two, or three, or four …

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Treasures and a Bit of Fun

We’ve had pleasant days here in Texas recently, and yesterday I took advantage of the warm weather to undecorate from Christmas and get things packed back in the garage. Normally I wait until after January 6, the day the three wise men visited baby Jesus, but it’s going to get wet and colder here. I …

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The Best Christmas Present

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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Monday Morning Musings

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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