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Deadsville

Readers of my Peg Shaw Series are familiar with a rather unconventional version of the afterlife- what Peg refers to as Deadsville. The...

The Spare Room

You’d think once the kids have moved out of the house we would rush to re-purpose their once coveted abodes of comfort: the bedroom they...

But Who Are They Really? Dave and Nana

I've had many readers ask me who the characters in my books are based on. To be honest few have consciously been formed based on real...

But Who Are They Really? Amy & Sal

I've had many readers ask me who the characters in my books are based on. To be honest few have consciously been formed based on real...

But Who Are They Really? Part 3

I've had many readers ask me who the characters in my books are based on. To be honest few have consciously been formed based on real...

My Super Secret Recipe

A long, long time ago, in a township not far away I discovered a yummy pie recipe in a magazine. After carefully tearing it out, I tucked...

But Who Are They Really? Part 2

I've had many readers ask me who the characters in my books are based on. To be honest few have consciously been formed based on real...

"I belong to the world, Madame."

The 'little grey cells' is a famous phrase, at least to a large portion of avid mystery readers. Does it ring a bell? These words are...

But Who Are They Really?

I've had many readers ask me who the characters in my books are based on. To be honest few have consciously been formed based on real...

Morning Rituals

For years we have fed birds during the winter months. Currently we have three bird feeders scattered around the property and my husband...

Refreshingly Sane Diabetic Easter Ideas

Are you stressed about assembling an Easter Basket for your Type 1 Diabetic? Don’t be, it’s not as difficult as you think. When our...

When Should You Trust Your Gut?

I almost lost our youngest daughter by ignoring my gut instinct, but I learned an important lesson. Mother’s intuition, gut instinct,...

CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

Many of us have warm fuzzy memories of childhood Christmastime. I lived my first 7 years in Chester, PA and winters were brutal at that...

THANKSGIVING

What do we associate with the 4th Thursday of November each year? Food! Turkey, stuffing (I make my mother’s traditional cornbread...

VETERANS DAY

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in the year 1918. Do you know what this statement refers to? Many today have no idea nor...

A PLAIN PIECE OF FURNITURE

Most people have at least one household item they cherish. There are a number of reasons we have an emotional attachment to an inanimate...

My Thoughts about Summer

For some, summer is a time of never-ending humidity and over-bearing heat. Others are fortunate enough to skip the humidity but suffer...

July 4th Means Independence…Freedom!

Why do we celebrate the 4th of July? One document made this celebration possible: The Declaration of Independence. One piece of paper...

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