More Christmas Magic

Posted by mcm0704 on December 23, 2017 |

MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY HOLY DAYS   Since I am Christian and most of my family and friends are, too, I thought I would lead with that holiday wish, and include the other for the people who celebrate Hanukkah, or any of the other winter solstice holidays. May we all be holy these days and into the […]

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Friday Fun and Veteran’s Day

Posted by mcm0704 on November 10, 2017 |

First I want to acknowledge Veteran’s Day tomorrow and give a shout out to the veterans in my immediate family. My son, David, a Marine who was in Dessert Storm. My daughter, Dany, who was in the army and was lucky to avoid combat duty. My brother, Michael, who was also in the army and […]

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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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Halloween Story & Discount Book

Posted by mcm0704 on October 31, 2016 |

In honor of Halloween, I want to share a story that a friend of mine, Georgia Moore recently wrote. She has generously said that I could post it here today in honor of a holiday we both enjoy. I find it disappointing that if October 31st falls on a weekday, Halloween is now celebrated on […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on November 30, 2015 |

I hope everyone in the States had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. I certainly did. Gathered with some of my kids for a scrumptious dinner hosted by my oldest son, David, and his wife Rebecca, (Wei). She is a new American citizen and so excited to host the traditional holiday. We had the usual turkey and […]

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Missing In Action

Posted by mcm0704 on October 27, 2014 |

You may have noticed a bit of an absence on my part with not explanation. I had a severe attack of colitis a week ago and spent 6 days in the hospital. This is day 11since it hit, and the first day I have felt almost like a human being. The worst part is that […]

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Book Review – Friday Afternoon by T. D. Johnston

Posted by mcm0704 on June 22, 2014 |

Friday AfternoonT.D. JohnstonFile Size: 192 KBPrint Length: 38 pagesSold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.Language: EnglishASIN: B008B1021M One thing I always love about a short story, in addition to being able to finish in one sitting, is the fact that the theme is always present and foremost in a reader’s mind. This is so true of […]

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Novelist in the Making – Kathryn Craft

Posted by mcm0704 on March 12, 2014 |

Please help me welcome Kathryn Craft as today’s Wednesday’s guest. She has a different kind of post for us today, a charming story from her childhood she calls, “Novelist in the Making”. So grab your beverage of choice, and a donut, and enjoy the story. When you are finished here, you might want to hop […]

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A Holiday Gift

Posted by mcm0704 on December 14, 2012 |

HAPPY HOLIDAYS As we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays, it is easy to forget what the season is all about. After my husband and I moved to Texas from Michigan, we rarely made it back to our home state for holidays, and my mother always sent handmade […]

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A Gift From Me to You

Posted by mcm0704 on April 22, 2012 |

As writers it is important to stretch ourselves beyond what we normally write. This is something I learned in a great critique group in Omaha NE, where we would always start our meetings with a short class on some form of writing. This is where I was encouraged to write poetry, although that is not […]

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