Remembering

This month I am putting off the Word of the Month until Sunday. Because February 1st is a day that is etched in my heart. I can’t believe it’s already been a year. I can’t believe it’s only been a year. February 1st, 2017, is the day my best friend left this world. She left her children, her grandchild, her pets, her new love, her aged parents, her family spread all over, and her friends. Continue reading “Remembering”

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A Star in the East Part Two

Please see the last blog to start at the beginning.

“They are now.  My inheritance.”  He flashed her a cheeky grin and went to inspect the, well, troops seemed appropriate.  The smallest girl, about three years old, he swung up in his arms, to her great delight and loud giggles.  Continue reading “A Star in the East Part Two”

Listen to Your Parents

Once upon a time, a set of laws were handed down to people which included Honor your Father and your Mother. For many years after that, centuries, even, respect for parents became the norm. Reflected in literature and letters, multitudes feared the consequences of going against parental authority. These days, not so much. Continue reading “Listen to Your Parents”

Real Life Love Story

Many people who know my husband and I are slightly envious of the relationship we share. We love each other and share a sense of humor. However, sometimes I think I have too much of a good thing. Mike is very affectionate and loves to touch me. When I am using a sharp knife to cut things up. When I am hurrying to finish something because of reasons. And when I have turned out my light at night because I am sleepy. Nothing wakes me up again like a loving man who wants kisses. Poor me! Continue reading “Real Life Love Story”

Anne Rice and Christopher Rice Part I

The benefits of membership in a local chapter of Romance Writers of America are many and constantly unfolding. Our members have been working with local libraries to put on book signings and special events when possible. Imagine my joy at hearing Anne Rice and her son Christopher Rice were going to be at the San Diego Central Library this month to speak and sign books. And members of our chapter would have reserved seating in front. Oh, yeah! Continue reading “Anne Rice and Christopher Rice Part I”