Tag Archives: Arizona

Death Remembers hits #1, Now Free!

An amazing thing happened today! The first book in my series, Cali May Mysteries, Death  Remembers, went to number one on Amazon in it’s category (Native American). Thank you to everyone who purchased, read, and/or reviewed it, and to all … Continue reading

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Shake Up Your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist

ADULT COLORING CONTEST Re-discover your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist by coloring my Road Runner and emailing him to me. You will receive a free e-book copy of Your Six-Year-Old Inner Artist Dream Journal, a Workbook, your artwork will be posted to … Continue reading

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See you at the WriteNow! 2015 Writers Conference

When: August 14-15, 2015 Where: Scottsdale, AZ Details: http://desertsleuths.com/conference I’m thrilled to be attending the Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths WriteNow! 2015 Writers Conference. I’ll be there with examples of my own work, and expect to come home with the very … Continue reading

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Planting Grass in the Desert & Bird-Doggin’

When we moved into our new-to-us house last year I wasn’t sure I would like it. One year later, both Tim and I are celebrating life in what has become a comfortable and secure home. What made the difference? The … Continue reading

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Daisy, the Hotdog Dog

Daisy and I enjoyed a beautiful break outside this morning, relaxing in cooler temperatures, and she in her signature position on her own lounger. The pose below is known in our house as the ‘The Sphinx,’ or sometimes ‘Chicken Legs.’ … Continue reading

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The View from My Kitchen Table

As I was eating breakfast this morning I gazed out my kitchen window, thinking about how the angle of the sun had dropped. Not in those exact words, mind you. I was noticing how long the shadows were so early … Continue reading

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Twisted Strength

I had the opportunity to sit at the back of my yard in the shade and enjoy a cooling breeze. While there I drew the mesquite tree below that grows along the canal. It is home to a very active … Continue reading

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Love…Hate…Love!

The Arizona temperatures are cooling down. They now measure in the high 90’s F during the day and 70’s F at night. It still sounds hot, but is a definite improvement. By about the second week in October, temps will … Continue reading

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Unexpected Rewards

This past weekend we went adventuring again. My daughter, grandson and I drove from Phoenix north to Prescott to visit a park called Watson Woods. We packed a picnic lunch and expected to find a picnic table in the shade … Continue reading

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Doves of a Different Feather

When my husband and I moved to Arizona from the East Coast in 1995, I was horrified to discover the popular practice of ‘dove hunting season.’ These small, grey and gentle birds with the distinctive call are known as mourning … Continue reading

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