Tag Archives: YA novel

Summer Slips Away

“Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.” That jingle came to me as I watched water flooding past my house from an inch of rain in 1/2 hour. Plus hail. My granddaughter and I were blowing bubbles on … Continue reading

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The Long Drive: Part Four

Day Four of driving was uneventful. Three tired adults and one little one who now loves Minnie Mouse more than is reasonable for any adult to cope with. Dinner was take-out Chinese food, the best I could think of when … Continue reading

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Maintenance

I’m forever saying ‘taking care of a house is never ending.’ Today’s example came via my ears. I’m sitting at my desk, working away, and I hear this incredibly invasive noise right outside the office. I go out and see … Continue reading

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First Tomato

So much is happening with the family this summer. My son and his family are moving. My son-in-law is play testing a WWII game he designed. He also built a fence around their back yard. My grandson is learning to … Continue reading

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Celebration!

Happy Fourth of July! I hope everyone has a happy, healthy, safe celebration of our countries founding.  My best laid plans have gone awry, but ask me if I care. Not one bit. Instead of writing, I got a ride … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day

Encouraging reviews are coming in for the Young Adult novel. There are some ‘magical’ pieces being worked out, but for the most part, I am very close to being done. Some fun little trips are getting in the way of … Continue reading

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Door Nails

Deep snow blanketed my lawn and flowers. It was wonderful moisture, but there are many broken branches in the trees around town. I lost one apple tree to the weight of the snow. It literally broke in half. After two … Continue reading

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