Tag Archives: Texas

The Final Ride Giveaway!

Whenever I’m involved in a novel, I find cute things related to it everywhere I look–and, of course, I have to have them, whatever they are. This time, I collected a group of things that I’m going to give away … Continue reading

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Newbies on the Ranch

As I’ve said before, I didn’t intend for Give the Lady a Ride to be a series. I’ll be taking a course on creating a series at the ACFW Conference this August, but for now, I just had to wing it. … Continue reading

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Story Idea: Give the Lady a Ride

Although you can read The Final Ride without reading Give the Lady a Ride first, to catch all the fun, it’s best to read them in order. For those who don’t know it already, I’ll share with you where the idea for Give the … Continue reading

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Setting for the Circle Bar Ranch

Let me start with the words this is not our ranch. But my mother’s family had one that looked very much like this, located between Stephenville, Texas, and the tiny town of Hico. We sold the ranch several years ago, after … Continue reading

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Vacay!

I feel certain most people have more exciting vacations than we do. Go to more exotic places, engage in more thrilling activities, create more intense memories. We’re quieter people. From our home in the woods by the pond in East … Continue reading

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Cabin Update

Had to show you what the farm looked like in the spring. When you drive through the gate, you’re on a hill covered with rye grass and summer hay, so everything from the hill is down and away. With the … Continue reading

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Meet Our Heroine: Mary Dillard

As the interim Director of Development of the National Academy of Sciences, Mary Dillard is an up-and-comer in Washington, DC. She’s chic, cosmopolitan, intelligent–and occasionally unsure of herself. Her parents died when she was young, and her teen years were … Continue reading

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I Heart Bremond, Texas

MSB and I had an absolute blast blast at the Polish Festival this past weekend. We ate Polish food, met people who still speak the language (some of whom are new here in America), watched some wonderful dancers in colorful costumes … Continue reading

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Celebrating Everything Polish!

If you’re looking for me, you’ll find me celebrating Polski Dzien with my Polish husband, here in his home town of Bremond, Texas. We’re among the vendors, so look for The Canopy Bookstore somewhere near where they’re frying pierogi or serving … Continue reading

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Festive Festival

Every year, second Saturday in June, Nacogdoches celebrates God’s gift of the blueberry. Blueberry pancakes, blueberries or blueberry sauce on ice cream, blueberry soda pop, all combine to create blue tongues and lips and chins. Like any small town festival, … Continue reading

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