First Day of Summer Giveaway!

First Day of Summer Giveaway!

Sipping my coffee this morning I could hear the rain drizzling down. Piper hates walking in the rain. So I opened my laptop to the local weather station and peeked at the hourly forecast to see it was 47 degrees with a high of 64! What happened to springtime in the...
Summer Writing and Giveaway

Summer Writing and Giveaway

I find copious research is required for writing a good fiction novel. When I read a novel, I can tell if the author has put time into verifying the details. Whether it be about Great Britain or Italy, places I’ve been to often. I even lived in Rome but when I wrote...
Summer Reading Giveaway

Summer Reading Giveaway

It’s finally almost feeling like summer here in the Puget Sound. Except for last night, the last few weeks have been wonderfully sunny and warm, as those of you who follow my Instagram and Facebook accounts know. The long daylight hours make up for the short, gray,...
Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

“The nursery was magnificent, but nothing prepared me for the charm and eloquence of the café, which stood behind the last greenhouse.” from Starting From Scratch I never grow weary of visiting Lancaster County, PA. Or of writing about it. Or studying...