Justin Harchar Memorial Fund

Make a Donation! Justin Justin Harchar was a wonderful young man, and my dear nephew. He loved dirt bikes and car racing and was involved with that for years. He was a senior mechanic at Orange County Sanitation and made a nice salary. He was kind and thoughtful, and...
NCIS Bishop and Qasim

NCIS Bishop and Qasim

Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t watched NCIS Season 14, Episode 16, stop here. Just got through watching NCIS where Ellie Bishop goes rogue and disobeys Gibbs and goes after Qasim’s killer, Chen.  I had a problem with this whole season as far as how the...
Self-Editing

Self-Editing

Note: Even though I wrote this with writers in mind, I think readers can benefit from reading this, too. By reading this, it will help you, the reader, understand how complex the whole business of writing fiction can be. I appreciate my readers and want to make your...
“Dry” Hard Apple Cider

“Dry” Hard Apple Cider

After visiting the Cotswolds and experiencing Stowford Press and other ciders, I tried to find apple ciders here in the states. The only one I could find was Angry Orchard, and it was so sweet that it made me gag. It’s just not the same. I’ve been so...

Granny

I’m going to have another grandchild, this time a grandson. Woo-woo! My sister heard my two-year-old granddaughter call me granny and she said in a horrified tone, “You mean, you want to be called Granny?” I know. I guess I’m kind of weird. But...
Update

Update

I hope everybody is enjoying the new year of 2019! For me, it’s going way too fast. The year started out for me by publishing Uma’s Umbrage on January 21st. I’m telling you, I was sweating the outcome of that book. I kept revising the beginning...