Off topic: A field trip to Virginia

Off topic: A field trip to Virginia

Just got back from my much anticipated trip to Virginia to attend the Rt. 11 Yard Crawl.If you enjoy finding treasures at yard sales then I’m sure you can relate to the excitement of attending 43 miles of them in one day! An added bonus for me is that the route...
Little garden still producing fruit

Little garden still producing fruit

I love summer – not so much for hot weather – but for the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. My little patch of strawberries is still producing a huge bowl of fruit every other day, so I’ve been eating fresh strawberries (and Cool Whip) every...
On a wing and prayer

On a wing and prayer

Wow, I didn’t know little birds grew that fast! They are gone. Their little house sits empty now after so much activity over the past few weeks.I’m very disappointed that I didn’t get to witness their first flight, but I’m not really...
Bad weather during the Civil War

Bad weather during the Civil War

If you’ve ever wondered what the weather was like during the War Between the States, it’s pretty easy to sum up – it was bad.The war took place at the end of the “Little Ice Age,” a period of general cooling and unpredictability that scholars date...
Civil War novel debuts on YouTube

Civil War novel debuts on YouTube

I am excited to finally announce the release of a video book trailer for my historical fiction novel Shades of Gray.Video trailers for books are a lot like their counterparts in the movie industry – a visual promotional tool that gives viewers an idea of the...
 

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