It's really strange how things, good and bad, always seem to happen for a reason. I've also noticed time and time again that God, Fate, Gaia, the Cosmos, or sheer, dumb coincidence, depending on your belief system, tends to remind us some things need to be addressed or taken care of at different times in […]

5.0 out of 5 stars Felt Like a Kid Again July 16, 2012 By Evergreen If you like books that can take you back to a simpler place and time, read this one. Sweet and endearing, this book is very enjoyable, with well drawn characters and a few twists and turns. I read this on […]

One of the finest things I have ever eaten is a Fried Apple Pie. These aren't the kind you buy in the convenience store, overly sweet, with a crumbly crust and covered in a glaze. Instead, these are made with real fruit, usually dried, and the taste of the fruit bursts in your mouth as […]

It's interesting how certain small things burn into our memory when we are kids, only to come back to the front when we are adults. Even more interesting to people who aren't writers is how often these things make it into our books. As an example, one of my fondest memories of summers as a […]

I love reading and that love is probably one of the reasons I love writing. When I was a kid I used to go down to my grandparent's house in Natchitoches, La. and spend every summer there. My grandparents lived outside of town a few miles and once a week or so my grandmother would […]