For the Love of Books

I love books. I write them, but that’s not the reason. I love books because the good ones catch you off guard, pull you into their world, and make you become the characters You hear what they hear, see what they see, feel what they feel. It’s what all writers hope to achieve. It’s what … Read more

In Search of Old Las Vegas

Capt. Mark and I moved to Las Vegas at the end of last month. We’re not gamblers. We’re boaters. But it’s too cold to live on a boat in Washington in winter. We like to be warm. The first thing that struck me about “sin city” is the terrific job its marketing people have done … Read more

Heroes are Everywhere

Today is release day for my latest book, Sauvignon Blanc to Sigh For. While I’m bubbling over with excitement and wanting to talk about it, I’m going to set it aside for a moment to shine a bright light on some incredible people I met while cruising. We met Barbara Hoagland and her husband, Jorge … Read more

A “Moving” Experience

Moving is always an adventure. Not quite fun, but always full of surprises. Our latest move to a one-bedroom apartment was a breeze. Because of downsizing and boat living, all we needed was a small rental truck to make the almost 700 mile-trip. We took two days so we could poke along behind big rigs … Read more