I've been quiet on the book news front lately but rest assured--I have not been idle! Edits on my debut novel "If It Rains" are wrapping up, and a cover reveal will be coming soon (guys, I've seen it, and it's GORGEOUS!) In case you missed it, yesterday I was officially introduced on the Tyndale … Continue reading Book News and A Giveaway!
I am a military spouse. My husband is a pilot with nearly fifteen years of service under his belt; I've tagged along for thirteen of those. We spent the first five years of our marriage overseas, traveling both Europe and Asia. Afterwards, we returned to the States where my son was born, along with a … Continue reading The Longest, Most Unexpected Good-bye
Four hundred years ago this week, on September 16, 1620, the people we now know as "Pilgrims" set out from Plymouth for the New World, seeking relief from religious persecution in their home country. Every Thanksgiving, children don paper hats and cardboard bonnets to reenact the life of these settlers after their arrival. Their difficult … Continue reading From Plymouth to Plymouth
Ah, September. The air is growing crisp (well, as crisp as it gets in southern New Mexico). Children are heading back to school. Football stadiums are filling. Local restaurants are packed with friends and neighbors enjoying the fruits of fall. Except none of that is happening. Because it's 2020. The year that everything just...wasn't. And … Continue reading Don’t Look Back
Happy Birthday to the United States of America! Wait...what? America's birthday is generally accepted to be July 4. Independence Day. A day filled with hot dogs, fireworks, and flags. The day our founding fathers banded together to declare independence from Great Britain, marking the end of colonial rule and the birth of a new … Continue reading Will the REAL Independence Day Please Stand Up?