No Skeptics Allowed!

I write romance because I BELIEVE in things. I believe there are more good people than bad. I believe every person has important gifts to offer the world. I believe the world is a place of astonishing beauty, and humans have the ability to enhance that beauty through art, music, architecture, gardening, and countless other…

Do You Love Picnic Food?

I love all holidays, even those without extreme lawn decorations and merchandising extravagandas. Labor Day is the third and last of the summer picnic holidays, popular only because it is traditionally recognized as the end of summer. It invites family and neighbohood gatherings, enjoying the “last,” halcyon day of outdoor recreation and the accompanying fiesta.…

Calculus and Chaucer

Or…How Math Made Me a Better Writer. P.S (Pre-script): I discovered I have written blogs on this topic before. That just shows you how important it is to me. Consider it more evidence in support of my thesis. If you are a person who needs for things to remain in neat, well-prescribed boxes, then stop…

All Those Crazy Ideas

I am often asked where I get the ideas for my stories.  The answer is “Anywhere.” I don’t just sit on the sofa and wait for inspiration to strike, however; I look for it wherever I go during the day, or in my environment when I am home. Things hit me at the craziest times.…