Sunday, February 28, 2010

Chance to Win Black Hills Blessing

A chance to win on Lena Nelson Dooley's blog. I like to read these things because usually, when I'm done answering the questions, about ten seconds pass and I have no idea what I said.
It's in bookstores NOW.
Three modern women find love amid the Black Hills of South Dakota. Buffalo owner Buffy Lange butts heads with an ornery cattleman. Rancher Emily Johannson is having trouble with her cantankerous new neighbor. Jeanie Davidson’s new life is in jeopardy when her ex-husband reappears. Who will survive when worlds collide?

Friday, February 26, 2010

Wednesday, February 24, 2010


I'll be wandering around in Ohio the week of March 19-27
Stop in if you're in the area.

Friday, March 19
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Berean Christian Stores

1100 - 30th St NW
Canton, OH 44709

Saturday, March 20
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Gospel Shop
112 East Main Street
Sugarcreek, OH 44681

Saturday, March 20 (with Lee Ann Miller)
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Miller Haus Bed & Breakfast

3135 C.R. 135
Millersburg, OH 44654
(330) 893-3602

Monday, March 22
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dayspring Christian Store
143 West High Avenue
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Thursday, March 25
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Bookery
2300 West 4th Street
Mansfield, OH 44906
(419) 529-4324

Friday, March 26
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
P. Graham Dunn Spring Fair
630 Henry Street, Dalton, Ohio 44618

Saturday, March 27
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
P. Graham Dunn Spring Fair
630 Henry Street, Dalton, Ohio 44618

John Tyler--the father of our country--or darn near

I'm on Petticoats & Pistols today.
I"ll have the first ever in the known universe giveaway of
Black Hills Blessing
(and honestly, what are the chances the unknown universe has already had a giveaway...let's call it the first ever.)

The title of that blog is

Sunday, February 21, 2010


Tales of Whimsy

Click HERE

Leave a comment THERE to get your name in the drawing.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Young writers

Such a fun day talking writing.
With L - R--some shady woman in a pumpkin costume (what was I THINKING?)
Angela, Taylor, Jaimie and Teri. Another terrific young lady, Cooper, came, too but had to leave before we got around to taking pictures.
Here is Teri Dawn Hall's blog.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Review of The Husband Tree


Mary Connealy has once again written an action-packed romance that will provide laughter even through the many trials that Belle and Silas have to go through.

Read the rest of it HERE

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Myra Johnson-How cool is this? :)

Click on it to make it bigger.
Because Myra's head can NEVER BE TOO BIG!

More funny Country Western Music Titles

I Would Kiss You Through The Screen Door But It'd Strain Our Love
I Wouldn't Take Her To A Dawg Fight, Cause I'm Afraid She'd Win
I'd Like To Check You For Ticks
I'd Rather Have A Bottle In Front Of Me Than A Frontal Lobotomy
I'll Marry You Tomorrow But Let's Honeymoon Tonight
I'm Just A Bug On The Windshield Of Life
I'm So Miserable Without You, It's Like Having You Here.
I've Got Hair Oil On My Ears And My Glasses Are Slipping Down, But Baby I Can See Thru You
I've Got The Hungries For Your Love And I'm Waiting In Your Welfare Line
I'd Like You A Whole Lot Better If We Slept Together
I'd Rather Pass A Kidney Stone Than Another Night With You
If Fingerprints Showed Up On Skin, Wonder Whose I'd Find On You
If I Ain't Got It, You Don't Need It
If I Can't Be Number One In Your Life, Then Number Two On You
If I Had A Nose Full Of Nickels, I'd Sneeze Them All Atchoo
If I Had Shot You When I Wanted To I'd Be Out By Now.
If I Were In Your Shoes, I'd Walk Right Back To Me
If Love Were Oil, I'd Be A Quart Low
If My Nose Were Full Of Nickels, I'd Blow It All On You
If She Hadn't Been So Good Lookin' I Might Have Seen The Train
If The Jukebox Took Teardrops
If The Phone Don't Ring, Baby, You'll Know It's Me
If Whiskey Were A Woman, I'd Be Married For Sure
If You Can't Feel It, It Ain't There
If You Can't Be Good, Son, Be Good At It
If You Can't Bite, Don't Growl
If You Can't Live Without Me, Why Aren't You Dead Yet?
If You Don't Leave Me Alone, I'll Go And Find Someone Else Who Will
If You Don't Leave Me, I'll Find Someone Who Will
If You Leave Me, Can I Come Too?
If You Really Loved Me, You'd Leave
If You See Me Gettin' Smaller, It's Cause I'm Leavin' You
I'll Get Over You As Soon As You Get Out From Under Him
I'll Marry You Tomorrow, But Let's Honeymoon Tonight
I'll Tennessee You In My Dreams
I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home
I'm Gonna Put A Aar In The Back Of My Car And Drive Myself To Drink (From The Album "Fear Of Fryin'" By "Eggs Over Easy")
I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail
I'm Quittin' Wild Turkey Cold Turkey
I'm Under The Table Over You
It Ain't Love, But It Ain't Bad
It Ain't Easy Being Easy

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Worst Fifteen Minutes of my Life

I don't listen to music radio much.
But the radio was on the other day and this came on--The chorus made me laugh.

It reminded me of that list of funny song titles I've been putting up here.

It Was The Worst Fifteen Minutes of my Life.
Rodney Atkins.

I gave up smoking, women and drinking last night.
It was the worst fifteen minutes of my life.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Anyone Live Near McAllen, TEXAS?

I'll be in the Brownville/McAllen/Mission area for a book signing next Saturday.
12 noon - 2 p.m. signing copies of The Husband Tree
Family Christian Stores #491
Sharyland Towne Center
2505 E Expressway 83 Ste 500
Mission, TX 78572

If you live near there, I'd love some company.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Nice review for The Husband Tree

Donut Recipe for Carolyn

I found it!
These are cake donuts, not raised/glazed. I preferred them rolled in sugar over glaze or powdered sugar. The theory being....well, no theory, just sugar, sugar, sugar!!!!!!!!!
Two things.
1) click on the pictures and they get bigger, the easier to read the recipe.
2) If you click on it, note the BATTERED CONDITION of the recipe. This has been used TOO MUCH.

Sunday, February 07, 2010


It's listed on Christian Book Distributors for the first time
Coming July 1st, 2010
Book #1 in the Sophie's Daughter's Series.
You didn't expect Sophie McClellen's daughter to grow up to be quiet little things, did you?
Beth's a doctor. To the extent they'll let her be one.
She needs life and death help from a burned out doctor
who only sees himself as dispensing pain.
Well, Alex Buchanan hasn't begun to see pain until he refuses to pitch in and help Beth save an injured man.

Friday, February 05, 2010

A Kiss to Build a Dream On

Pepper Basham
Has featured a kiss excerpt from
The Husband Tree
Read More Here

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Funny Headlines

Not the headline...the kid quoted beneath it. I had a little brother like that.

INKSPIRATION~Review of The Husband Tree

I'm on Inkspiration Today...or rather Dawn Ford says I'm on.
She posted a review of
I disavow all knowledge of the review's exisitance.
This tape will self-destruct in sixty seconds, so run for your life.
Check it out HERE
Romantic Comedy with Cowboys
Belle Tanner buries her third worthless husband and makes a vow over his shallow grave. She’s learned her lesson. No more men.
Silas Harden just lost his second ranch because of a woman. The first deserted him when times got tough. Now he’s had to quit the whole state of New Mexico to avoid a trumped-up shotgun wedding and the noose of matrimony. He’s learned his lesson. No more women.
Belle needs hired hands to move a cattle herd late in the season and there’s no one around but seemingly aimless Silas. She hires him reluctantly.
Silas signed on, glad for the work, though worried about a woman doing such a thing as hiring drovers, only to find out he’s the lone man going with five woman, including a baby still in diapers. After the cattle drive is over, he might as well shoot himself to speed up the process of being embarrassed to death.
A fast approaching winter.
The toughest lady rancher you’ve ever seen.
A cynical cowboy who has to convince five women he’s right for their ma. . .and then convince himself.
And one thousand head of the crankiest cattle who have ever been punched across the backbone of the Rockies. bookstores now!

Monday, February 01, 2010



AT 7 PM, CST, click HERE


And a chance to win...if you're paying close attention