The Big Picture

My husband and I had a big picture hanging in our living room behind our sofa which we decided could go in the same position in our new much smaller place.  Before the movers arrived, every picture we owned was meticulously wrapped in newspaper and Scotch taped by my husband.  …

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Family Therapy in The House of Dust, Part Ten, The End

That evening Sue allows me to take her out to dinner for her upcoming birthday.  We go to a Mexican restaurant.  It’s practically deserted, due in part to the weather, I’m sure. Friday she and I meander around town together.  She needs a few things for her house.  The rain …

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Why I Don’t Cook

This morning in an effort to get my diabetic husband to make better food choices I decided to make a blueberry muffin recipe I found on the internet.  This is how it went:  First of all, a couple of days ago I bought what I thought was a butternut squash …

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God – The Original Forever Kind of Guy

My contemporary romance novel, A Forever Kind of Guy, came out this month and in preparation for its release I started thinking about a lot of things. Marketing, first of all, which I don’t begin to understand and its importance is something I balk at. Not to insult all the …

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A Forever Kind of Guy Quiz

THE FOREVER KIND OF GUY QUIZ Is he A FOREVER KIND OF GUY? Take this quiz and find out. 1. Your car breaks down on the freeway. When you call your guy for help he: A) Tells you to lock the doors, sit tight, he’s on his way B) Suggests …

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A Pound of Ground

If you didn’t already know this about me, I hate to cook.  It’s annoyingly time-consuming.  I don’t particularly care for food-shopping either, especially now.  Have you seen food prices recently?  Unfortunately, I do like to eat.  Lucky for me I don’t have a highly refined palate, so I’ve perfected a …

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What Do Readers Want?

A recent meeting with a marketing expert goes something like this: HER:  What do you feel is most important when it comes to content on your web site? Me:  (Mental response) I don’t know. Me:  (Verbal response)  Whatever will draw more readers to it and encourage them to buy my …

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