Category Archives: Life 101

For readers: Never have I ever…book edition! How many of these have you NOT done? #Fridayreads

How many have you not done? I’d love to know which ones. Comments welcome.

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What is your BIG DREAM? How far would you go to achieve it?

What is your passion? Your big dream? There were three things I wanted more than anything. First, I wanted to write and publish books.  At the end of my life, if I hadn’t become an author, I would have suffered … Continue reading

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How many of these science fiction movies have you seen?

I’ve seen fourteen–fifteen if you count the original Planet of the Apes. How many of these sci-fi movies have you seen? Which one was your favorite? Do you have a favorite that’s not on the list?

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A sci-fi romance author goes to Space Camp #spacecamp #authorlife

In August a friend and I went to a weekend adult Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala. Space Camp is part science lab, part “summer camp,” part museum, and a little bit of an amusement park. It’s very hands-on; they keep … Continue reading

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Thought-provoking motivational advice from an unlikely source…#motivation #success #inspiration

Recently I ran across a homily that resonated with me. It was this: “If you can’t do anything about it, then it’s not a problem. It’s a circumstance. Deal with problems, and the circumstances may or may not change.” Not … Continue reading

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Where to get your Book Dragon coffee/tea mug #reading #bookworm

With the recent release of Under Fyre, my new alien dragon shifter romance, I offered a dragon-themed prize drawing. Readers seemed to be most interested in the book dragon coffee mug and wanted to know where they could purchase one. … Continue reading

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Some photos from my trip to Ireland and Scotland

In April and May, my husband and I took an 18 day motor coach trip to Scotland and Ireland. We’re lazy travelers. We like going, but dislike planning, so an organized trip works well for us. A little something I … Continue reading

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Epic kitchen/cooking disasters….#KitchenAccidentsHappen

How do you make meatloaf and end up with tomato soup on the back of your head? My family meatloaf recipe calls for tomato soup. As I was emptying a family-sized can of tomato soup into a measuring cup, the … Continue reading

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What to watch for in 2019: an astronomer’s guide to the night sky

There’s a lot happening in the night sky if you know when to look! I ran across a great online astronomer’s guide that tells you what to look for and when. It gives the dates for lunar and solar eclipses, … Continue reading

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Meet “Bob” our new house boy…life with a robotic vacuum

My husband and I recently got a robotic vacuum, a Shark Ion 725. We got it primarily because we have dark hardwood floors, which show every single white speck, every grain of sugar, every piece of lint. I swear, you … Continue reading

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