Duxbridge Update and an Apple Cider Donut Hole Recipe

Duxbridge Mysteries, book 1 is with the editor after the first round of rewrites. I think there will be a little more tweaking and then a final edit and it should be off to the publisher. Meanwhile, I’m working on another series that takes place in Colorado, the first in the series is in the…


Meet Jasper McGee

  I’ve been keeping a bit of a secret.. This is Jasper, he is six years old. At the time he was relinquished, he was only around 100 lbs. When I picked him up, his foster mom had him on his way up to 107 lbs.  There is a lot to tell you about this…

Working Toward a More Perfect Union

The full text: In Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station…

Boxes of Confetti

On a whim this year, instead of petunias, I filled my window boxes with moss roses and I’m so glad I did. They are such a fun confetti of colors. Filled with bees and I’m waiting for the butterflies. It’s my view as I sit here and edit Duxbridge Mysteries: Recipe for Murder

Peony and Puppy

I don’t know how this peony survives. It’s in the backyard, where it gets run over by wrestling puppies and careless lawnmowers. The ducks trample it when the shoots are just emerging…and yet it flourishes. Trixie decided she needed to be part of the action. She’ll be eight months old in a week.