Trouble is Here!

January 8, 2018 by - 7 Comments

Happy 2018, my dears! I hope your holidays were cozy and full of all the things and people you love. In the past couple weeks we’ve layered on the sweaters and spent lots of time refilling bird feeders, but happily so. I’ve been making plans for the year, and they’re relatively simple: more time with …Read More


October 2, 2017 by - 3 Comments

  SURPRISE! We interrupt our regular Monday programming* to bring you the totally adorable cover for my next novel, SMALL TOWN TROUBLE, a Trouble the Black Cat Detective novel in the Familiar Legacy series. Ever since the moment I saw this a couple of weeks ago, I’ve wanted to share it with you. I’m so …Read More

Saturday Serendipity, 9 September 2017

September 9, 2017 by - 7 Comments
Every Saturday, Rain or Shine

    The Serendipitous Part Good advice on where to send financial help for Hurricane Harvey victims Paris thieves steal valuable wine by breaking in via the Catacombs. Sounds like a movie. We lost two country music stars this week: Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry, and legend Don Williams. And yesterday was Patsy Cline’s birthday. …Read More

Saturday Serendipity, 18 March 2017

March 18, 2017 by - 6 Comments
Every Saturday, Rain or Shine

        We’re all over the place this week. So much serendipity…   Sleep. It’s a Very Good Thing. We love the show, Broadchurch, and I can’t wait for the next season to get over here. But apparently there is a huge tea kerfuffle brewing. I read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods years ago, …Read More


November 25, 2014 by - 1 Comment

I’m not a very crafty person. At least not in the scrapbooking, sewing, beading, needlework sense, anyway. Of course, when you have kids, your lack of craft skills becomes glaringly obvious when their friends show up in precious handmade Halloween costumes and your child is wrapped in a bed sheet decorated with twine and a dried-out Sharpie. Then you …Read More