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Ah, Spring

Posted by mcm0704 on April 8, 2020 |

Slim Randles is my guest today with an essay about Spring that encapsulates how many of us view this season of the year – new growth, new hope, new wonder. In the spirit of all that is wonderful about Spring, here is a picture of some wild flowers that pop up everywhere here in my […]

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#Fridayreads – Street Music by Timothy Hallinan

Posted by mcm0704 on April 3, 2020 |

Street Music Timothy Hallinan Print Length: 384 pages Publisher: Soho Crime (April 28, 2020) Publication Date: April 28, 2020 Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services Language: English ASIN: B07V11772C Text-to-Speech: Enabled BOOK BLURB: Eight years ago, Poke Rafferty, an American travel writer, and his Thai wife, Rose, adopted a Bangkok street child named Miaow, […]

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Mid-Week Humor to Brighten our Lives

Posted by mcm0704 on April 1, 2020 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with an entertaining story about rain and storms. When was the last time you said “thank you” for the rain? Before I turn the blog over to Slim, however, I do want to take a moment to remember my father who died on April 1, 2010. I’ll […]

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An Interview With a Fictional Character

Posted by mcm0704 on March 25, 2020 |

A Long Way Home Myra Hargrave McIlvain Myra interviews Meredith Haggerty, the protagonist in this wonderful story I reviewed here last Sunday. BLURB: After crippling her husband in an auto crash, Meredith Haggerty endures years of his abuse while harboring a plan to escape when she can make it look as if she died. She grasps […]

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Book Review – A Long Way Home by Myra Hargrave McIlvain

Posted by mcm0704 on March 22, 2020 |

A Long Way Home Myra Hargrave McIlvain File Size: 5351 KB Print Length: 208 pages Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited Publisher: White Bird Publications, LLC (February 18, 2020) Publication Date: February 18, 2020 Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B083QNW1ST BLURB: After crippling her husband in an auto crash, Meredith Haggerty endures years of […]

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#Humor From Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on March 18, 2020 |

I just returned from North Carolina where I attended my granddaughter’s wedding. (By the picture above, you can probably guess what city we were in.) The festivities were all wonderful, but unfortunately, the plane ride stirred up my trigeminal neuralgia big time, and I wasn’t able to participate to the level that I would have […]

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#Fridayreads – Excerpt from Desperate Season

Posted by mcm0704 on March 13, 2020 |

I’m continuing with scenes from the third book in the Seasons Mystery Series, Desperate Season. I’m still working on the final read-through and edit before submitting it for publication. I hope you enjoy reading these excerpts, and I’d love any feedback you are willing to give. If you’d like to get the first two books […]

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A Favorite Fishing Hole

Posted by mcm0704 on March 11, 2020 |

Once again I welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. The guys from the Mule-Barn Truck Stop are out at their favorite fishing hole. It’s getting to be that time of the year again for casting a line out at the lake to see what you can catch. Many of the columns Slim shares here, […]

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Book Blitz – Bayou City Burning by D.B. Borton

Posted by mcm0704 on March 7, 2020 |

BAYOU CITY BURNING Harry & Dizzy Lark, Book 1 by D.B. BORTON Mystery / Detective / Humor / Historical Publisher: Boomerang Books Date of Publication: May 30, 2019 Number of Pages: 390 Houston, 1961: comedy meets mystery and history. It’s hard to be hard-boiled when your biggest fan and worst critic is your twelve-year-old daughter, especially when […]

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Learning to be Still – Tips from Kristen Lamb

Posted by mcm0704 on March 2, 2020 |

Kristen Lamb, an author and writing coach, writes a blog that I follow, and she recently posted an essay: Quiet: Have We Forgotten to Be Still in a World That Never Stops.  When I read the title, I was intrigued, mainly because I have always struggled with being still. Quiet. Sitting and doing… nothing. Perhaps […]

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