I’ve Been Bad–I Know

My posts have been meager lately, I know, but I’m on a deadline for the third book in the Bodies of Art series–now officially titled Abstract Aliases. Plus, I’ve been doing all of the final proofing to get both Counterfeit Conspiracies and Marked Masters back to my Henery Press editor so the books will be ready for their re-debut and release to Net Gallery readers next month. The first two books are on-tap for a February 2016 release, but are available now in preorder, and will go to review services next month. YAY! But there are a number of new events happening soon. I’m going to try to post about the newest this Friday (yes, Black Friday)–it all depends on when I get the final info–so y’all will be ready for the big event on Cyber Monday. I’m participating in this fun FB event that will be a moveable giving-op, rather than a selling Read more…

Organizing My Seasonal Game Plan

I’m taking part in a girlfriend reconnaissance mission this weekend. A bunch of great friends and I are bravely going to start looking for Christmas presents. I’ve never started shopping this late before, but my year has been one that has been more-than-heavily-scheduled, and this was the first available weekend when several of the other women didn’t already have other plans. So, we strike out, armed with our debit cards and shopping lists. Before I go, I’m putting soup in the crockpot to have simmering and savory for hubby to eat while I’m gone, and ready for me to grab a bowlful when I stumble back through the door. Here’s a favorite of my family that your family might also enjoy–Sicilian Chicken Soup. Once the soup is cooking nicely Saturday morning, I’ll grab my car keys and head out to meet up with my friends. We’re expecting a successful mission, so Read more…

Can You Hear the Season’s Changing?

Thanksgiving is this month in the U.S., and the older I get the more gratitude I have every day of the year. It’s not that my life is without potholes–far from it. But those potholes aren’t quite so treacherous anymore since I’ve learned who I can count on to help me figure out how fill the hole so it’s no longer a problem, or who will willingly ferry me across any problem too big for me to handle. It was a huge lesson the day I realized I truly could ask other people for help. And my thankfulness grows with every day. To that end, I’m spending the whole month of November posting the things I’m thankful for on a daily FB post on my profile page, and inviting others to share what they are grateful for in their lives. I have to tell you, it’s something I look forward Read more…