my humble abode in York…

Originally posted on kstatelibrarian:
My friends and I loved the annual Parade of Homes back in Orlando, Florida. We’d trek across 2 or 3 counties to explore places we’d never call home in a million years (not without a few million in our bank accounts). It was fun to dream… I remember one of those…

IndieBRAG Holiday Blog Hop

I have joined indieBRAG Medallion honorees for the month of December, on  http://www.bragmedallion.com/, for  this Christmas Blog Hop. Participating authors will share tales of Christmas traditions and more. Enjoy! And Happy Holidays to you! Traditions… Dad worked on the Christmas tree lot for the Optimists Club every year, selling beautiful and fresh-smelling pines and cedars. He could have…

Veterans Day

I remember… 9 weeks of Navy boot camp, with a drill sergeant who ripped our bunks & lockers to pieces and berated us for not having properly folded or stowed our gear standing at attention on the drill field for several hours in the sun and then the rain marching. lots and lots and lots of…

Vacation pictures & writing update

Writing update: As I mentioned last week, For King and Country is in editors’ hands. I didn’t write one word – not one! However, I did have the opportunity to read Chapter 1 to three librarian friends at the conference (NASIG) I attended. I left them wanting more. MWAHAHAHA!! It’s been a nice break from…

Taking a break from the 12th century

For King and Country is in editors’ hands, and I am making a stop in late 18th/early 19th century Virginia to visit family before I head to Washington, D.C. for a conference. I’ll see Monticello for the umpteenth time – one of my favorite places on the planet. I must keep in mind that Mr.…