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Pages and pages

So the pages came today, that last version of the book prior to print. The next step is holding the actual novel in hand. For now, I have 407 pages to peruse. I open the envelopes that have been Fedexed overnight and put all the pages together. And because I'd rather...

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Colorful clothespins. Line-dried sheets. Warm porch planks. Cold Coke. Strings of party lights. Red geraniums. A barrel of blooming lavender. New potatoes and peas. Garden to table. Birdsong mornings. Warm wind. Open windows. Cherry tomatoes. Wildflowers. Wild...

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KSDAR Reading List

It's such an honor to find The Lacemaker on the current KSDAR list among so many fine books. I see quite a few here that I've read and others new to me that I'm adding to my stack! As a member of the DAR, specifically the Berea-Laurel Ridges Chapter, I'm especially...

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The Time~Warp Wife

This summer is a summer to remember. Major remodel. Empty nest. Church search. Parting with 25 years of stuff in order to simplify. Despite working on 2 historical books, I still found myself longing for a Bible study to do on my own. That spiritual hunger is the...

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Soon to be on my shelf

When I first began publishing in 2009, there were not as many Christian fiction titles out there and fewer covers that stood out. Fast forward almost 10 years and things have changed in a tremendously eye-catching way! I've always been drawn most to historical fiction...

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Simple Pleasures

Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love. ~Craig Claiborne I had high hopes of bringing you an epic road trip post but alas, all that seems like ancient history now that I'm back in my Washington kitchen! We zoomed...

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