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Fishing Memories

Posted on June 4, 2016 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Lately, I have been thinking back to events in my childhood a lot. Perhaps it’s because I attended my cousin’s  %3&@ birthday party. She’s only a month and a half older than me. I’m not going to embarrass her (and me) by stating the number.

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The Birth of My Newest Book

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

In this blog, I would like to share a little about my latest book, A Burr Oak Mystery: A Dog Named Wang. About why I wrote it.

As a child, I remember Mom telling about having a dog called Wang. She named him Wanger Doops. I guess only people who knew my mother could understand her naming a dog such a crazy name. She was just that way. She would tell me how she would set on the back step with Wang and sing a song that was popular around 1920. It was called the Wang, Wang Blues. I guess p...

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Armor of God

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)


I have to share something that God has laid on my heart. I may irritate or annoy Facebook friends or readers of my blog, but so be it.


Recently, I was attending a large book signing. I won’t go into where, as this occurs at most of them. I had my 6yr old granddaughter with me to help out, because I was watching her that week.

At one point, she asked if she could go around to the other 50 author’s tables. After all, they had lots of good “...

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Posted on March 31, 2016 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)


The first day of spring was just last week.Yet we have been celebrating spring in many ways for a few weeks now.


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Valentine's Day

Posted on February 15, 2016 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, we just passed another Valentine holiday. With it came another wicked blowing snow event here in north Iowa, though not nearly as bad as it was last Monday, not to mention the severe cold. But now it is warmer, all the way up to 32 degrees.

I recently spent time watching my 6-year old granddaughter. Piper and I had some in-depth discussions. One being the pros and cons on winter vs. summer. She was saying that she could hardly wait until summer. So we decided we needed to fin...

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New Year

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)



Good morning and good New Year to you. This is my first blog post of 2016. Did you enjoy your Christma...

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Posted on December 2, 2015 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Playing Bellz on Thanksgiving Day

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