Tag Archives: Central Texas

When did you know you were in love?

I’M NOT SURE how Amazon works these things, I’ve got friends who’ve been trying to get their books listed *Free* for a long time. Then I woke up to a surprise to find that Hard Scoop was listed for Free! … Continue reading

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Into each life a little redneck must fall . . .

A WISE WOMAN once told me not to feel too bad about winding up with another Redneck, consoling me with,”Listen, Honey, into each life, a little redneck must fall.” I’m finished re-issuing Scoop (the book that won Mystery Guild Author … Continue reading

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Please don’t let these be snake eggs . . .

WRITING IN REAL life is not what I had in mind when I was a little girl, tip of my tongue out while deep in thought, fretting over pages in my blanket fort. I thought it would be eating my … Continue reading

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Yeah, you can train a jackass. But why would you want to?

  ONCE UPON A time, in a different life (before I started really writing),  I worked at an exotic vet clinic (a doctor’s office for the care and mending of unusual animals), and one of the many manuals we received … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes: This year I’m using my wishes for something else

IT ALWAYS KIND of tickles me that we’ve been raised to *blow out your candles and make a wish, baby!* Who started the tradition of spewing germs all over a perfectly good hunk of sugary goodness? This year, instead of … Continue reading

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Free range chicken wrangling & writing: Kind of the same thing. And a smart dog always helps…

SO IT TURNS out, free range chickens are kind of like getting a *free* cat–they’re not free at all, and they wind up costing a butt-load. Thirteen chickens showed up a little less than a week after I moved to … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Luck: Putting Yourself in the Right Place at the Right Time

A WISE WOMAN once told me that half of Luck is putting yourself in the Right Place at the Right Time. *Okay, it was the talented Evelyn Palfrey, and she told me that more than once, but she knows I’m … Continue reading

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