Whether traveling to a literary event, ferreting information at a research location, or spending time at my writing desk, I record my findings in this online journal. Life has taken me in a direction I never wanted to go. An extended family member passed away suddenly. I'm still recovering from the shock. When faced with someone … Continue Reading ››
Are you constantly in hurry-too-fast mode but still can't keep up? I understand the frustration of not having enough time for everything you need or want to do. If that happens consistently, it introduces long-term stress with attendant health consequences into your life. Who needs that?
Slowing down to enjoy life.This is not an impossible feat, although it … Continue Reading ››
It is with joy that I inform you, literary wayfarers, that Hills of Nevermore, the first installment in Montana Gold, a western historical romance series, is now available for Kindle preorder. This story took me on long journeys, both mentally and physically. I had to stretch my understanding of the American West in ways I … Continue Reading ››
America is going through a tough time right now. A divisive election reaches right down to the guests around a holiday table, family members staying in touch on Facebook, friends who think differently. This election impacted my own friends and family in painful ways. It will take a long time to heal. I hope to bring a word … Continue Reading ››
I chose a balmy scene to head this month's literary wayfarer journal not to mock myself but as a reminder of the laid back lifestyle I'd like to have. My summer vacation didn't look anything like this, and it definitely felt the opposite. This is the view I spent most of the summer looking at: Continue Reading ››
Embarking on a road trip provides lots of opportunities for dreamers to do what they do best, as I learned on a recent family trip to the Columbia Gorge. I was to learn something important about my favorite past time in this trip. Continue Reading ››
Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic. – Arthur C. ClarkeI don't consider myself technically advanced, but I can find my way around most problems that crop up at my website. Often, my solution is to simplify, as I did recently when I the password requirement to access the book extras features at … Continue Reading ››