Nov 272021
One of My Favorite Libraries

Libraries have personalities. Some are cold impersonal and seem to say, “These are my books, don’t touch them.” Some tiny and shy, stay tucked in a corner saying, I’m friendly but not important. Lockhart’s Eugene Clark Library in Lockhart, Texas, is one of my favorite. It is one of the oldest library buildings in Texas. [read more…]

Nov 272021
My Favorite Libraries

The first library where I could actually read will, of course forever be my favorite. The Swisher County Library covered most of the basement in the County Court House. This year it turns 100 years old. The history copied from the libraries website: About Our Library Swisher County Library had its beginnings in 1921. In [read more…]

May 312021
Nepris Helps Me, Help Kids

I truly enjoy talking about my books with kids in Chicago while I’m in Texas in my pjs. Video for Creative Writing Tips Writing Tips with high school students in Chicago.

Mar 132021

The story of my beautiful wedding has been commemorated in two books. The flowers, the music, our vows, my mother-in-law’s laughter. Now, once again our story has been noted as one of the best. However, After 56 years, I’m not sure how to take this one. Chicken Soup for the Soul shares the funniest stories [read more…]

Feb 222021
My Sister the Cheerleader- with Chapter Devotionals

Dear Tweens, today there’s a new book to read and it’s mine. The Paperback and ebook are available on Amazon or you can order an autographed copy here. Join me as we bully-proof our lives and build spiritual muscles to help others, including the bullies. My Sister the Cheerleader 1. Join me and stroll down [read more…]

Feb 142021
Book Launch Party

Join me in February, 2021, for prizes and free books for middle-grade girls as I celebrate my latest book – My Sister the Cheerleader. At thirteen, Makay decides she can no longer wait for the angel Gabriel to pop up with a cosmic plan for her life. No way will she hide in her sister’s [read more…]

Jan 152021
Great Fiddling  RidgeRoberts

Ridge Roberts At 17 the amazing Ridge Roberts releases his first album to an audience that stretches’ across the US. Having won almost every fiddle title possible, this expectational musician and extraordinary young man launches into the recording industry with the same focus as he did into playing the fiddle as an eight-year-old. We’ve known [read more…]

Jan 092021
My Birthday Person 2021

2021 begins with me turning three-quarters of a century old. Last year my birthday person included Diane Munford. This year I want to repeat that birthday choice and add her mom–everybody’s mom–Mom Hamilton. Diane and I lifted one another up through it all. She kept me playing Pickleball which lowered my A1C levels. And by [read more…]