Weather, Writing, and Story Empire

Happy first day of May, everyone. Can't believe another month has passed us by, but April bid her farewell yesterday. She said goodbye with a vengeance in my part of Texas. Multiple tornadoes occurred within fifty miles of where I live on Saturday evening, one year to the date when two tornadoes swept through my... Continue Reading →

This and That

Every time I think I’m going to blog on a regular basis, like maybe weekly, something happens. Before I know it, two or three weeks have passed. And while I don’t want to write something just for the sake of writing, I would like to communicate more often with my readers. So what have I... Continue Reading →

The Loner

Allison's mouth fell open as she looked at the man who claimed to be Cooper’s owner. His intense stare made her skin tingle. She instinctively gripped the dog’s collar and thought of Maggie’s suggestion to carry a gun. Cooper remained calm and stayed at Allison’s side. He didn’t act as if he knew the man,... Continue Reading →

The Discovery

Early April brought the warmth of spring to Mill Creek. Snow remained in the higher elevations, but the valley had come alive with color from an abundance of wildflowers. Many said the warm temperatures this early in the season were unusual. Some blamed it on global warming, but the old timers scoffed at their concerns.... Continue Reading →

The Encounter

Allison settled into her new life in Mill Creek in spite of some initial resistance from several of Doc Witherspoon’s older clients. He was the town’s only veterinarian for many years and some had a hard time accepting his retirement. She realized it was hard for some people to accept change.

December~Winter Solstice and More

December. The twelfth month of the year. It's unbelievable almost a full year has passed since I began this series. Activities, holiday festivities and celebrations fill the month of December - one of the busiest times of the year. The winter solstice occurs on December 22. What else can we learn about this month? December... Continue Reading →

October ~Autumn’s Masterpiece

What can I say about October? That glorious month of the year when the trees are full of vibrant color, the sounds of migrating birds fill the air, and the days are crisp and sunny. L. M. Montgomery's words sum it up: "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." ~L.M.... Continue Reading →

The Weekend

"What's the deal, doctor? Will I live?" Kaye Owens sat on the exam table, swinging her feet off the side. She'd worked hard to establish her own catering service. Now that it was profitable, she could ill afford to slack off. The three hours spent in the doctor's office were ones she would never get... Continue Reading →

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