Month: August 2015

BETWEEN – The space linking THE END and what now

I’m BETWEEN right now like the bird in the graphic. You know, that space separating two points, objects, etc. My new book released this month, which gave me a great sense of accomplishment and relief. I met a… Read More

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“Eat and Grow” – Chick Watching

 By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara The chicks have gotten too big for the long cage. This is good. It means they are growing. This is bad. It means we have to move them. Rachel and I decided… Read More

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From contest entry to book series

I’m skipping my regular Make Me Think Monday blog for some important book release news. The second book in the Fitzpatrick Family Series is now available. The Fitzpatrick family came to life from an entry in a contest… Read More

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Facing Morning

 By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara Three of our four dachshunds sleep in kennels every night. Tucker is not one of them. He has had “kennel phobia” since he was a puppy so he sleeps in our room…. Read More

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Five Back-to-School Tips for a Good School Year

School bells will soon be ringing. In some places, the bells already signal the beginning of the new school year. Everywhere parents and kids are hoping for a really good year. I’m offering some tips today from fictional… Read More

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Five Little Ducks

By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara One morning while in Colorado, I went fishing with Brian and my father. Actually I didn’t fish. I took a book and soaked in the scenery. I was joined at one point… Read More

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(Almost) End-of-Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

A Guest Blog by Vee Cecil If you’re a dog owner, you know that they enjoy the summer almost as much as people do. They get to spend more time outdoors, take advantage of human eats at their… Read More

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Fall’s Lure for Writers

It is the summer’s great last heat, It is the fall’s first chill: They meet. –Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt Labor Day is two weeks away. This year’s Fall Equinox will arrive on September 23, 4:21 A.M. EDT Here… Read More

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Chick Update

 By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara While Beekeeper Brian and I were in Colorado, Rachel was on chicken/dog duty. She did an outstanding job especially considering the 32 chicks quickly outgrew the brooder. That meant Rachel had to… Read More

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Which do you use after a period – one space or two?

If you’re like me, you learned to hit the space bar twice when you used a period at the end of a sentence. That was the norm when I took typing and when I taught keyboarding. Not any… Read More

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