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Blog Book Tour: The Gulag P-Pa Diaries #LSLL

Posted by mcm0704 on August 12, 2020 |

THE GULAG P-PA DIARIES A Bittersweet Memoir of Grandparenting by PRESTON LEWIS Genre: Memoir / Christian / Humor / Grandparenting / Family Publisher: CKN Christian Publishing Date of Publication: April 22, 2020 Number of Pages: 268 Scroll down for the giveaway! As new empty-nesters, Harriet and Preston next looked forward to becoming grandparents. Their journey to […]

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Book Blog Tour – Landing in my Present by Mary Clark

Posted by mcm0704 on July 26, 2020 |

LANDING IN MY PRESENT by Mary Clark Biography / Aviation / Historical / WWII Publisher: Hellgate Press Date of Publication: June 15, 2020 Number of Pages: 218 Scroll down for the giveaway!   Mary Walker Clark barely knew her father. When he died, he left not only the obvious void every teen would experience, but […]

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Posted by mcm0704 on July 10, 2020 |

The news is so depressing, I can’t even read about it anymore, and I’m sure I’m not alone. Between the pandemic, the nonsense that goes on in politics, and the way people in general are verbally and physically attacking others, I’m about to give up on the whole human race. Well, maybe with the exception […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by mcm0704 on May 10, 2020 |

To all the mother’s out there. I do hope you are having a wonderful day, despite some of the limitations we are all experiencing with this pandemic wreaking havoc on our lives. I’ve been blessed with some company Saturday and today. No hugs, though, which is something we all miss. Still, having company and sharing […]

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Book Review – Nina’s Memento Mori by Mathias B. Freese

Posted by mcm0704 on February 28, 2020 |

Nina’s Memento Mori Mathias B. Freese Paperback: 148 pages Publisher: Wheatmark (September 24, 2019) Language: English ISBN-10: 162787710X ISBN-13: 978-1627877107     Near the end of Nabokov’s Lolita, Humbert makes an honest admission: “[A]nd it struck me…that I simply did not know a thing about my darling’s mind.” That line sums up the isolate game […]

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Do You Resolve?

Posted by mcm0704 on December 30, 2019 |

On Friday, Slim Randles shared some of the New Year’s resolutions from the gang down at the Mule Barn Truck Stop. They were typical of the wry sense of humor most of the men have and quite fun to read. That post prompted me to think of what my resolution might be, and since I […]

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The Ghost of Christmas Past

Posted by mcm0704 on December 20, 2019 |

The holidays often bring bittersweet memories to the surface of our minds, and this year is no different for me.  We often miss the people who have left big holes in our lives more poignantly as we prepare for celebrations, and I am missing my husband. He loved to give presents in the most dramatic […]

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All About Books

Posted by mcm0704 on November 18, 2019 |

Good Monday morning. Today the blog will primarily be about books and a great contest. I’ll share some danish as we read along… We writers know the tough work of the business really starts after the hard work of crafting a novel ends and we have to start the marketing. It would be so much […]

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What Do We Owe Veterans?

Posted by mcm0704 on November 11, 2019 |

Every year on Veterans Day, I’ve always started my blog by taking a moment to say thanks to the members of my family who have served in the military: My husband, my daughter, my son, and my brother. My daughter, Dany, was in the Army and son, David, was in the Marines. They spent many […]

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Friday Reads – Excerpt From A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck

Posted by mcm0704 on November 1, 2019 |

Today I’m thinking about my husband and missing him. Had he lived, this would be his 82nd birthday. When I was contemplating what to write about for today’s blog, I thought of how much he liked Halloween. He loved to sit out on the porch in a  costume and make scary noises as the kids […]

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