Getting Sun the Hard Way

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We’re having a heat wave here in Kentucky. Upper 90’s and all those crazy heat index numbers the weather people came up to make us feel miserable in the summer the way we do in the winter when they start spouting wind chill temperatures. It’s never just whatever temperature the thermometer says anymore. I could have used some of that …

A Dog on the Cover

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Cover Reveal Time How do you like the cover on my upcoming September release, These Healing Hills? I know. The cover has been out there on Amazon and other internet sites for a while, but I hadn’t posted it here for you all to see until now. So for me, it’s a cover reveal to you as I count down …

Blackberry Picking Family Tradition

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Have you ever been blackberry picking? Wild blackberry picking? We have some tame thornless blackberries in our garden now. It can be an adventure to pick those since we didn’t keep them trimmed as we should have and some of the vines are ten feet tall. The best berries are always the ones on the tiptop vines and just barely …

Who Let the Dogs Out & Mystery Picture 4

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“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” (Bernard Williams) When one mystery ends, sometimes a new one begins. And so, we have mystery photo four. Thank you all for playing and guessing on Sunday’s picture. You are definitely exercising those imaginations. Some very interesting guesses this time. A few unusual ones too like Marji’s …

A Moth to the Flame & Mystery Photo 3

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“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” Aristotle And sometimes mysterious. As those of you who have played my mystery photo games in the past, you know I sulk when the photo isn’t all that mysterious and everybody, I mean everybody, guesses exactly what the picture is that I posted when I was sure it would …

A Rose is a Rose & Mystery 2

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Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. ~Alphonse Karr Well, as old Abe Lincoln once said, you can fool some of the people some of the time, but not all the people all the time or something like that. Let’s just say my first mystery photo was not the most mysterious …

Dads, Mystery Pictures and Pies

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Dads: Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat, ‘Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.’ (Gina Rodriguez) Happy Father’s Day! Isn’t it fun to celebrate our dads whether they are still with us or not. And I love the quote that shows Rodriguez’s dad believed in positive thinking. …