Category Archives: disasters


  Sometimes, life just hits you hard. We’ve been traveling for 2 weeks, staying with family over the holidays, just so work could be done in our house and I could return into comfort in time for my book release … Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE – Snowflake Cookies, recipe included.

I’m flooded with requests for both recipes and technique in response to my snowflake cookie photo. People, if you can dedicate 3-4 evenings to cooking and decorating, have a blast! We do one batch every year. That’s all you need … Continue reading

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TUESDAY MORNING COFFEE – Kickass Anthology fundraiser for Eric Arvin

Voila! Helping a fellow writer in need, twenty of us got together to create an illustrated collection of short stories and novellas. Each story features a seemingly smaller and weaker guy who uses wit, grit, and guile to overcome a superior … Continue reading

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Wild Horses + Breakfall = Moral Victory!

You know that writing Kai of Wild Horses is living vicariously, because he’s a natural rider and I’m not. You also know that I’ve been doing various martial arts longer than some of you have been alive. Today, I got to … Continue reading

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