Smoky Mountain Series Continues

Just a little update to say Book # 6 of the Smoky Mountain Novel Series will be out around the first of May. GRACE FOR ATTICUS  has been one of my most challenging books in a long time, but I’ve been in love with it from the first paragraph. I thought I’d give you aContinue reading “Smoky Mountain Series Continues”

Wounded But Preparing for a Comeback

True freedom and morality have taken a hard hit in the U. S. since the last presidential election, but all is not lost. There is an amazing movement of citizens who have finally awakened to the need to be much more vigilant and proactive than ever before — and a whole new generation of conservativesContinue reading “Wounded But Preparing for a Comeback”

Rivers, Lakes, and Ponds by Visions Seen Photography

My great friend, Terry Valley, who is a professional photographer in Wisconsin, grants me permission to use his photos for any and every reason. I love his work, and I love sharing it, so today I thought I’d post a collection of his ‘bodies of water’ photos for you to enjoy.

Counting The Cost

Being in this lockdown mode has taken quite a toll On, not just my activities, but on my soul. I’ve found that although at the start, I chafed and whined, Now, after many months, I’ve become self-inclined. Where I was once outgoing and with people pleased, I now am focused on myself, and I’ve perceivedContinue reading “Counting The Cost”

Coffee Valentine # 7

Well, here we are to the big love day and my final Coffee Valentine. I hope these light-hearted messages of love have added to your celebration of Valentine’s Day and to your enjoyment of great coffee. 🙂 COFFEE VALENTINE # 7 Valentine, Your love is like the world’s best coffee. I just can’t get enoughContinue reading “Coffee Valentine # 7”

The Secret of the Ribbon Tree

I wrote this poem several years ago, but got to thinking about it this week — probably because we are coming up on Valentine’s Day. So I decided to give it some time online again. THE SECRET OF THE RIBBON TREE I’ve wondered round this earth for years, And known my share of joys andContinue reading “The Secret of the Ribbon Tree”