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IN A PERFECT WORLD

Tweet In a perfect world: My house would be sold. I would be mistaken for Meryl Streep. I would hate dessert. My husband would be a harpist, not an accordionist. Pancakes would be good for you. I would fall asleep … Continue reading

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SMALLS

Tweet All of my life, I have loved tiny things. I wished I could find a fairy house in the trunk of a tree. I wanted to go inside a mouse hole to see all the little furniture that was … Continue reading

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NEW YORK DIARY, or IF YOU CAN BREAK IT THERE, YOU CAN BREAK IT ANYWHERE

Tweet The Big Apple. I went there. So many things to share. The best thing about New York is its maneuverability. Cars are unnecessary. Not like in Los Angeles, where a person has to get on some sort of highway … Continue reading

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THE BIG APPLE

Tweet My bag is packed. A writer’s retreat, New York City. Two weeks. One person, one apartment, one computer, two pairs of walking shoes, and six completed chapters. What do I hope to accomplish? I need to focus on what … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS

Tweet This is the back cover of my newest novel, THE WORLD CAME TO US. I am so excited, because it is now available for preorder on Kindle. The physical book releases October 22! This was two years in the … Continue reading

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INSIDE CONFESSIONS

Tweet You know how on House Hunters, the couples go out into the yard or onto the balconies of the properties they are looking at and say things like, “I can see myself having coffee out here in the morning,” … Continue reading

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DESIGN 101

Tweet As a devotee of HGTV, I have come to appreciate and respect all of those designers like Joanna Gaines and her colleagues who sweep into a house and design it in a half hour. I realize that they take … Continue reading

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IS THE SUN SETTING ON US?

Tweet Heavy hearts in Dayton today. Our government seems to be failing us. It is hard to be hopeful at this moment. We must vote.

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ONE DOOR CLOSES; ANOTHER OPENS

Tweet Twenty six years in a beautiful, old house with large rooms, high ceilings, gorgeous historical touches such as a butler’s pantry, wide center hall, upstairs screened porch, two fireplaces, and memories of children growing up, holidays, and all of … Continue reading

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