An Interview of Me on Helena P. Schrader’s Blog!

Novelist and historian Helena Schrader, author of Knight of Jerusalem, interviews yours truly. I hope you’ll check it out.  ><><>><><><><><>><><><> My novel, Men of the Cross, was designated a B.R.A.G. medallion honoree in November 2014. It is available in print and for Kindle on Amazon sites worldwide, for Nook via Barnes  Noble, and via Smashwords in multiple formats.  

When life gets busy…

I give you pictures! Enjoy the sights along the cog railway headed up to Pike’s Peak, Colorado. What an incredible ride. The kids and I took this ride up the summit at 14,110 feet. I remember feeling a bit light-headed at the top. Youngest son J got an awful headache – altitude sickness – not…

Things I collect…

What obsess—er, collections do you have? I am quite purposeful in my collecting, though I don’t look to collect things with an aim to leave fabulous treasures or wealth to my heirs. (Sorry, kids.) I collect items that make me smile, bring back a memory. Things that can be used or played with. I have…

oh to be 18 again… not

Once upon a time there was an eighteen-year-old who joined the Navy to see the world… The opening of a new story? Nope. That 18 year old was me. High school was torture at times. I think I was bored. I was a good student and stayed out of trouble except for that incident with 7…

The “Three” Questionnaire for Writers

I saw this questionnaire on jodiellewellyn’s blog and decided it would be fun to alter it a bit and complete it. THREE THINGS ABOUT YOURSELF: 1. Born in South Carolina 2. U.S. Navy veteran 3. Librarian THREE THINGS THAT SCARE YOU: 1. Spiders 2. Tornadoes 3. What the construction folks will find when they assess the slow leak in my…