Christmas Jigsaw Fun

One of my most loyal readers and Street Team members, Dina, created an online jigsaw puzzle for Christmas. Click here to play. Enjoy! Cheers, . Take my stories on a test run.  4 full novels free.  Sign up below. [More details here]

2018-11-25T11:42:28+00:00Sunday, December 16, 2018|Categories: Fun Stuff|Tags: , |
  • Overstuffed bookstore

Reading More Books, Keeping Your FitBit Happy, and more.

Monday's Facebook live session was a doozy. 1) Comments worked!  I cannot tell you how awkward it felt, the week before, when I couldn't see everyone's comments. I had not realized how much the FB live sessions were a two-way street until then. So I was very relieved when the first comment showed up. (I think that

2018-12-11T08:09:32+00:00Wednesday, December 12, 2018|Categories: Fun Stuff, Historical Stuff, Reading, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

Watch This Space

If you're not already subscribed to my list, then it may pay you to keep an eye on this space for the next few weeks. I won't say more (that would be spoiling it), but there is a flurry of fun Christmas stuff coming up that you don't want to miss. Or, sign up for

2018-11-07T12:58:26+00:00Tuesday, November 20, 2018|Categories: Fun Stuff|Tags: , , , |

Merry Christmas

  27 May 2004, Alberta, Canada --- Glowing Christmas Tree in Snow --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis   As Christmas Day falls on a Monday, this year I get to say Merry Christmas on the actual day. May you and yours have a wonderful day, eat far too much, regret it as usual,

2018-01-23T08:44:14+00:00Monday, December 25, 2017|Categories: Historical Stuff|Tags: , , |

The Meaning of Traditions—to you.

When most people think of "traditions", they're thinking of society-wide customs and habits that become ingrained over years and generations. The holiday season is a good example, for it is stuffed full of traditions. But traditions can be more personal and often, far more significant. For instance, a personal tradition of mine is to step

2017-12-04T13:42:37+00:00Monday, December 4, 2017|Categories: My Life|Tags: , , |

Holiday Gifts for Romance Lovers

  It's that time of year!  I'm feeling the spirit now because I've got all my shopping done.  If you're still looking for inspiration and last minute gifts for other romance readers, browse through these ideas:   A Romance Novel Coloring Book: Coloring Pages Inspired By Romance Novel Covers (Volume 1) [link] If you or

2016-12-13T19:21:10+00:00Monday, December 19, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The Holiday Season is here.

I've quit the day job...and now my Mum is arriving from Australia today, for a whole month. This is her first white Christmas.  It will be the first time she's experienced a cold below 10C or so, her first time to see snow, Christmas lights on every house, and to walk out onto a frozen

2015-12-14T04:16:08+00:00Monday, December 14, 2015|Categories: My Life|Tags: |

Merry Christmas!

For those of you who are actually on line today that celebrate Christmas, even if it’s just for the turkey and presents, please have a wonderfully happy, argument-free day with your family and friends. May your stocking be overflowing! And because I just can’t help myself, did you know the very first Christmas was celebrated

2014-12-25T11:39:25+00:00Thursday, December 25, 2014|Categories: Historical Stuff|Tags: , |

Working Notes – December 26, 2011

My best wishes to everyone who celebrated Christmas Day yesterday, and for everyone who got the day off from work, I hope you made the best of it. Of course, I’m writing this somewhere in the past, so I’m not sure yet if I made a very good day of it or not, but I