Beneath the Stain

on August 29, 2014

Description: In a town as small as Tyson, CA, everybody knew the four brothers with the four different fathers– and their penchant for making good music when they weren’t getting into trouble. For Mackey Sanders, playing in Outbreak Monkey with his brothers and their friends—especially Grant Adams–made Tyson bearable. But Grant has plans for getting… Read More

And Today in Oddments

on August 26, 2014

School’s in session, glory be, There will be time, time for me! Time to write and time to read, Animals to pet and feed! Lunch to choose all by myself Clothes to put away on a shelf. Floors to mop and dishes to wipe, (Let’s not forget the time to write!) Cats to pet and… Read More

And in One Week, Beneath the Stain…

on August 23, 2014

Okay– at the bottom of the page, I’m going to have blog tour information for Beneath the Stain, so don’t just tune out when I start blathering, kk? So, in yarn news, it’s been sort of a big week– for one, I finished a project, and I really love it.  It’s going to Mary-my-Mary, because… Read More

Oops! Skipped a day!

on August 20, 2014

(No purpose for this– just crackedme up!) I didn’t even mean to– the week just went that fast! So, on Sunday, a friend came by, (well, officially Squish’s friend’s mom, but yes, a real life, near my house friend for MEEEEE!!!)  and we chatted, and I mentioned dying my hair like I’ve been putting off… Read More

Black Socks

on August 16, 2014

Someday, probably right after Squish goes to college, we are going to have one of those absurdly cool days in August– 78 degrees, some humidity, the occasional shower, and that day will fall on opening day for soccer. In the meantime, since the kids go back to school in mid-August, and opening day happens right… Read More


on August 14, 2014

So, as you might have guessed, jury duty did not kill me, and neither did any of the really nice people there.  But I did have some interesting experiences–which just proves, I guess, that I really should get out once in a while! Anyway, some fun things that happened during my two days of aborted… Read More


on August 10, 2014

It wasn’t until I got the summons in the mail that I really felt the pressure. I mean, what’s wrong with me?  I did the eight-three job, right?  I taught high school. I wasn’t always on time, but I was on time, mostly.  How did I manage then, but not now?  Why does it freak… Read More

RARM post– The Bravery of Falling in Love

on August 7, 2014

The Bravery of Falling in Love Whee!  I’m so excited to be doing a post for the Read a Romance Month event.  I’d seriously like to thank Lucy Monroe for asking me aboard–she’d contacted me to say hello and to let me know she liked the work, but recommending me to participate in this was really amazing of… Read More

*kermit flail Monday*– August

on August 4, 2014

Heh heh– can you tell I have fun with the formatting of this feature?  You should– because I really like to make everybody’s titles pop.  I know when I have a new release, it sort of consumes me.  I great about it for weeks, and every bit of feedback, good and bad, just sort of… Read More

The ABC’s of August…

on August 2, 2014

A–August is here! B– Boredom from summer vacation has almost set in! C–Crispy children returned from camping. D–Darn it, mom, the redhead needs sunblock ALWAYS! E– Everyone wants to be at the pool. F–Finally a summer blockbuster movie! G– Guardians of the Galaxy rocked! H–Heat, hot, hellacious, hurts, horrible, hate it in hades! (But hot… Read More