Monthly Archives: August 2013

Are You A Low Tech Girl In A High Tech World Like Me?

  “Hello?” I call to the nothingness behind the counter of my local bakery. Moments later a  white starch toque-covered head pops from the far corner of the glass display. Cheeks slightly reddened, the gal quickly drops her iphone to … Continue reading


Singin’ the Responsible Dog Owner Blues

Ready for a rant??? Had a park ranger stop me when walking the dags at twilight the other day in an empty park near my home. “You have to have your dog on leash 24/7. Now how is a larger … Continue reading

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Meet Marie Laval, Historical Romance Author

Good Morning Marie and thank you for visiting today. How excited I was to hear you are from Lyon, France–a place near and dear to me. My former exchange student and his family are from there. I have such wonderful memories of … Continue reading


To Thine Own Self Be True – Balderdash?

To Thine Own Self Be True… …So says Polonius in Hamlet. Recently I asked a question of my Facebook readers: What is the most important life lesson you’ve learned so far? One reader answered with the somewhat predictable: “Always be … Continue reading


Meet Angela Kay Austin

Today we have the pleasure of getting to know author Angela Kay Austin just a bit better. Welcome Angela! Bestselling author Angela Kay Austin has expressed herself through words for as long as she can remember.  Poems became songs performed … Continue reading


One Mid-Life Sandwich Please

Since when is it okay for God to dump on the middle of life’s sandwich like a blop of mustard? I thought it was supposed to be the good stuff. You know…turkey sliced thin, avocado and provolone. Just when you … Continue reading