Category Archives: Suspense

Memories Trim the Tree

A thick stand of trees needed thinning on our property. We used the top of one for our tree. I’m not the color coordinated/tinsel or bows kind of decorator. My tree brings fond memories of days gone by each time … Continue reading

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Fall fun and finding a treasure…

I believe a good dose of pumpkin or apples can do wonders for the soul this time of year. Here’s a couple of ideas from the October, 2020 Better Homes & Gardens Magazine. https://www.bhg.com/recipe/pumpkin-cheese-ball/ Yup, that’s a green bean for … Continue reading

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Send a note, spread cheer, take a breath.

Old-fashioned, written words bring a smile to my face. How about yours? I’m blessed with the luxury of a combined writing office and craft room. For special notes, I use my card making station, below. The calming lake view helps … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: Criticism

Criticism : How to give it as a reader and take it as a writer. Raise your hand. Who here likes criticism? Be honest now. Some might enjoy giving it, but almost no one likes receiving it. Am I right? … Continue reading

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New Book, New Buds, New Barn for 2019

Nope, I’m not getting a barn, but moving Lance. Sounds easy? Not with a nervous gelding who turns 29 in May. Is is necessary? That’s the deliberation. Three of my trail riding friends moved their horses last month. We live … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

There is nothing that inspires me more in my writing than music. I can be suffering from writer’s malaise, or even a failing of words or ideas, but when I hear the words of certain songs, something happens. I’m suddenly … Continue reading

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The Agony and The Ecstasy

This month I did my first Arts & Crafts Festival. Was it a success? Well, I did see people I haven’t seen since high school (I’m not saying how long ago that was, but it was decades). Back then my … Continue reading

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Katie’s in the House! Please Welcome Katie Hamstead to the Blogathon!

Today at the Blogathon, I’ve got Katie Hamstead! Welcome, Katie! Tell us all about you! What would you most like your readers to know? That they are awesome! Seriously, my writing would go nowhere without them. I won’t say it’s … Continue reading

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