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Rein of Error

I wanted to stay home that day. So did my big sister. Our mother had other ideas. Minutes later, Carol and I were outside in the early morning darkness battling … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · 11 Comments

How Good Is That?

  Something good just happened! Received word this morning that one of my novels has been chosen as a finalist for an award. The Maidstone Conspiracy is among five other … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · 6 Comments

LIMITLESS – A Special Project

I’m pleased to announce that two of my short stories are about to be published in a very special international anthology due for release on October 31. What makes this … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 17 Comments

Motherhood… Full of Surprises

“Did I ever tell you a horse once tried to eat Mom’s car?” David asked. “C’mon, my love!” Rosemary laughed. “I may not know much about ranching, but I don’t buy that. Horses eat … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

Close Quarters

  My friend Graham is an unusual fellow. He’s blessed with that rare ability to think instinctively outside the box. This talent played an unconventional role after his elderly mother became … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 12 Comments

We Were Made for These Times*

Below is an excerpt from an essay by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, a therapist and writer, offering welcome steadying thoughts amidst our turbulent global environment. By Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés My … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

Giveaway Time!

As the carnies say, “Come and Get It!!!” This is  your opportunity to get a personalized signed copy of my novel The Ultimate Threat, absolutely free. Why? Lots of good reasons: First, today … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

What Was It Like, Grandpa?

Our wilderness farm was a fabulous place to grow up. No one told us we were poor. It wouldn’t have mattered anyway. We spent most of our waking hours outside … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · 7 Comments

The Anatomy of Prejudice

A recent news report told the story of a reformed Skinhead who now volunteers his time telling high school students about prejudice and extremism. “We live in a world that … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · 11 Comments

Happy New Year!

My friend James Murray, a fellow author and editor from San Antonio, Texas, posted the following New Year’s greeting on his website. It’s exceptional! I would not presume to attempt … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 13 Comments