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The Downton Abbey Effect

So what does a writer do when they’re not writing? It has been over a year since I finished my last book, “Organized and Loving It”, which I co-wrote with my alter-ego, SuperOrganized Sal, the Perfectionist Gal.  It was something … Continue reading

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Swimming with the Dog

I go swimming with the dog. I have to. She’s not allowed to go swimming alone.  Lola is my daughter’s dog. My daughter had begged for years for us to get her a dog and, finally, when she returned from … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

One of the (many) fun activities of being a fiction writer is choosing your characters’ names. I like to select names that are authentic as to time period and background, yet also interesting and evocative. (I try not to stray … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers Unleashed!!

I’ve written an article for BabyBoomers.com, about why self-publishing is especially appealing to people my age. One of the things I’ve discovered about myself in the past few years is that I’m a bit more fearless when it comes to self-esteem … Continue reading

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Just for Fun – a humorous short story

But Who’s Counting?  7:18 am My 9-year-old and 7-year-old have 6 minutes to catch Bus 236 and ride 4 miles to PS 132. I pack 2 lunches, locate 70 cents for milk money, sign 3 papers and load up their … Continue reading

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Turning to the Dark Side

I don’t write poetry. I’m not a poet, never have been, don’t even usually read the stuff. However, a few years ago, when asked to do a freewrite on Leap Year, to my great surprise, a poem came out. I … Continue reading

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Thirty-Seven Years later….

Last night, my husband and I went out to dinner. We do this a lot, often in the company of various family members, but last night we went, just the two of us, to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Website!

  Welcome to my website – Click here to learn more about my books. Also check out book club info, read my blog, and visit me on Facebook. I hope you’ll visit often!

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An Appreciation for Passion

I love the Internet. I love being able to do research and find odd bits of facts without ever having to leave the house. (Not that leaving the house is unpleasant – in fact, I’m sure that by this time … Continue reading

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If Not Now, When?

If Not Now, When?             This is the question I asked myself last year, when I first considered self-publishing my novel, Every Little Step She Takes. I was about to attend my 40th high school reunion and I had to … Continue reading

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