Category Archives: author’s life

Art, For Family’s Sake

This week I had proposed that we talk about art in our homes. I haven’t the walls space for the art I’d like to hang. My shelves are filled with books and more of the knick-knack, family mementos- type of … Continue reading

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Brave, Courageous and Bold

This week’s topic is the advice we would give to our younger selves. That’s easy. There are two which would have made my life much better and they are linked: “Be brave”. “Rely on yourself”. I still have to battle … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Diane Vallere

  I seem to be inexplicably drawn lately to writers from Pennsylvania, and today’s guest lived even closer to my mother’s people than most. Diane Vallere comes right from my mother’s neck of the woods. Indeed, my mother once lived … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Green

This week we are talking about our favorite signs of Spring. Green. I could stop right there. I grew up in a beautiful part of the country, or what had been a beautiful part. The Washington, DC area is vastly … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Karen Rose Smith

When I started reading Karen Rose Smith’s new mystery, “Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes”, I knew I wanted to ask her to be my guest. Little did I know that the new book in her new series was nearly her … Continue reading

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“Ketch” Me Writing

Beginning of a new year and I have been inspired to pick myself up and get my nose to the grindstone, or fingers to computer, as it were. I had been doing most of my writing in my head, jotting … Continue reading

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