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Who Knew the Rocky Mount Christmas Parade Could Be So Much Fun?

What’s there to do on the first Sunday in December after you’ve had your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers for lunch and taken a nap? Go to a Christmas parade! I hadn’t been to the one in my hometown in years and … Continue reading

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Write a Review? Please?

Thanks to all who’ve purchased a copy of my debut novel Ms. Dee Ann Meets Murder from Amazon or locally at Bailey’s Jewelry or Almand’s Drug. I appreciate your support. But now I’m asking another favor. If you’ve finished the … Continue reading

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Exciting News!

And now for the moment you’ve all been waiting for (drum roll, please): Ms. Dee Ann Meets Murder is finally on Amazon! Yes, you can order a copy by simply clicking on this link . Easy peasy!From start to finish, writing and … Continue reading

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A Look Back at October

October is one of my favorite months. The leaves are at their fall foliage peak, turning those gorgeous shades of red, orange, and yellow. To me, there’s nothing more glorious than a blanket of October maple leaves covering my yard. I … Continue reading

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea…

Sometimes a project goes exactly the way you think it will–but sometimes, not so much. My husband and I were at the Beech Mountain Ski Resort when we saw this repurposed lift chair for sale outside a shop. At $175.00, it was a little pricey, but … Continue reading

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Ms. Dee Ann And the ERA

With its wholesome sleuthing by an amateur detective, Ms. Dee Ann Meets Murder can be classified as a cozy mystery. But I’ve added more than the solving of a murder. The book takes place over the course of a year, 1979-1980, and I’ve tried … Continue reading

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There Really Is a Book on the Way

More than one person has asked me when that novel I’ve been writing for years will finally appear. Well, good news: Ms. Dee Ann Meets Murder is just a few weeks away from being on the market! You’ll be able to buy several copies … Continue reading

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