I Have Famous Ancestors! …or not

Like many of you out there, I decided to have my DNA tested. I used Ancestry, but there are many others out there. I had hoped for some surprises like...I'm 9% Native American, or 11% West African. Alas, I'm 46% England, Wales, Northwest European and 41% Germanic Europe. There were a couple of mild surprises, …

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Mom Hated Fudge!

Pan of fudge for two people! My mother hated fudge. She had a valid reason. When my dad retired, he entertained himself by making his homemade, Hershey’s Chocolate Fudge for the kids and grandkids. My sister-in-law, Sherri, and I would stand just inside the kitchen door, waiting for the moment Dad poured the gooey “magic” …

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A Confession From the Author

A confession from the author: Andi Anna Jones, mediocre travel agent, with an inferiority complex about her job, her looks, and her single status, discovers her “inner sleuth” in Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder. Keeping with some excellent advice I got years ago, to “write what you know’, her character and job are loosely based on …

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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder – Only 99 Pennies!

Yes, you read that right! Now until April 15, you can read about travel agent, Andi Anna Jones, her bothersome ex-stepmother, Ruby, ambulance chasing lawyer, Bert, and, oh, yes...handsome love-interest, Manuel. Click on the link to go to Amazon Kindle! Also, get these amazing books by Imajin Books Authors! They're on sale, too!   

My First Car!

"Use the clutch!" Words  coming from Mr. Cato, my high school driver's ed instructor, that still echo in my ear. Clutch? I don't see no stinkin' clutch! Which is probably why the "training" car with the manual (on the steering column back then) transmission died halfway up the steep Southern Indiana hill. (In case you're …

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Resolution Revolution

As we prepare for Baby New Year to visit, once again , I notice the groundswell leading to 2018 Resolutions lists. For instance, a morning program did a segment on the probability of keeping certain resolutions, with 1 being highly likely to 5 being Not in this world, Toots. Surprisingly, travel was the only item …

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Sneaking Up On Santa

I was four or five-years-old, and determined this would be the year. That jolly old man wasn't going to get past me; not this year!  I had a perfect view of our Christmas tree as I perched on the 4th step down from the top. In fact, I could peek through the balusters without being …

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Although Thanksgiving has come and gone, I find myself feeling grateful after the fact, the turkey, and the cranberry sauce. Oh, and the cherry pie! After years of writing, dismissing, rewriting, agonizing, and finally getting published, Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder: Andi Anna Jones Book # 1, is up and running! I have so many people …

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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder RELEASE!

Finally, after about five years of writing about Andi Anna Jones; putting her away for a couple of years, then starting up, again, It's RELEASE DAY! The first (of many, I hope) mystery, Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder, is available to read, download, purchase and order at all your favorite online sites and your favorite bookstores. …

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Blog Tour – Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder!

Join in the fun! Author interviews, guest posts, reviews, giveaways, and even an interview with the ultimate protagonist, herself, Andi Anna Jones! Visit these sites: November 26 – Laura's Interests - REVIEW, GIVEAWAY November 26 – Books,Dreams,Life – SPOTLIGHT November 27 – Babs Book Bistro – SPOTLIGHT, GIVEAWAY November 27 – Books a Plenty Book …

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