Work in Progress-Balancing The Books

Here’s an excerpt from one of the books I’m working on. Hope you enjoy it. Glancing over her right shoulder, she backed onto the street. Right into a very solid something. The impact snapped her head forward. Instinct jammed her foot on the brake. She leapt at the falling flowers. Her hands closed around the … [Read more…]

Cowboy and the Trophy Gopher

Being a good farmer takes a certain type of personality.  I don’t have it. My cowboy and I have raised cattle and hay for the last thirty years usually with seventy or more acres of hay. I tend to be rather laid back when it comes to farming. The water will eventually get to the … [Read more…]

Evernight’s Book Boyfriend Blog Hop

Congratulations to Magic5905 on winning  my author prize of a $20 GC  and e-book copy of Sugarwater Ranch The Book Boyfriend Blog Hop is back and better than ever! The authors of Evernight have a brand new team of swoon-worthy book boyfriend candidates. A sexy assortment of cowboys, Doms, detectives, millionaires, royalty, vampires, soldiers, and … [Read more…]

Bunnies and Kitties and Other Spooky Spring Things

Spring is here. Well, in most of the country, spring is showing signs of arriving. Our weather has been nice, except for the wind but we always have wind so it doesn’t count on the spring-o-meter. The barn cats had five kittens, the neighbor’s dog had the cutest little black and white border collie puppies. … [Read more…]

One of the All-Time Best–Charmayne James

Sunday afternoon I along with most of the rodeo fans in America, had the pleasure of watching the all time greatest barrel racer make one more run. Charmayne James was one of the legends at the American Rodeo. The American has the biggest payout for a one-day rodeo in the history of the sport. The … [Read more…]

National Novel Writing Month-NaNoWriMo

It’s here again, NaNoWriMo. I love November for that reason, plus Thanksgiving. I’ve entered NaNo three times not counting this year and have won in 2010 and 2011. Last year I was editing my book, Sugarwater Ranch in advance of publication.Great friends and happy times are NaNoWriMo staples. Come on everyone, write that book.Have you … [Read more…]

Night Owl Reviews Scavenger Hunt

For lots of great books and wonderful prizes, you’ve got to check out the Halloween Scavenger Hunt at Night Owl Reviews. Here are a few of the comments about Sugarwater Ranch and other terrific authors. On Sep 23, 2013, SteelerGirl said: Must Read Authors 5 authors to try–Stephanie Berget, MJ Schiller, Starla Kaye, Rachel Harris, … [Read more…]

Evernight Publishing’s 3rd Birthday Blog Hop

Celebrate like a ROCK STAR because Evernight Publishing is THREE! In three short years, Evernight has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to readers like you! Evernight is pulling out all the stops and throwing an extreme BIRTHDAY BASH BLOG HOP in your honor! That’s right! It’s Evernight’s birthday but YOU get the presents… Prizes … [Read more…]

Arms of Serenity by Donina Lynn

I’d like to welcome fellow Evernight author Donina Lynn to my blog. Her first novel, Arms of Serenity (Rock Services, Book 1), is being released today. Hello, Donina. Thank you so much for having me on your blog today! I’m very excited to be here and to be sharing my debut novel Arms of Serenity. … [Read more…]

Rodeo Cohorts-Pendleton Round-Up

This week I’m spotlighting the Pendleton Round-Up. They just celebrated 103 years of rodeo. Pendleton is a rodeo like no other. Their arena is so large a football field fits in the center with room for a race track around the outside. Big arenas are plentiful in the Pacific Northwest, but most keep the events … [Read more…]