The Legend of La Llorona

Hey, everyone. Today is Halloween, so I thought it would be a good day for another Legends and Lore post. I originally wrote this as one of my first Mystery Monday posts back in 2019. A few weeks ago, Jan Sikes and I were discussing the following story about my grandfather's brother, and she thought... Continue Reading →

Texarkana’s Phantom Killer

This month's Mystery Monday is about a series of murders that took place in 1946. Almost eighty years later, the mystery is still unsolved. Interested? Read on. Texarkana is a city in Northeast Texas. Along with its twin city, Texarkana, Arkansas, it’s home to around 65,000 people. In the 1940s, the combined population was less... Continue Reading →

The Ghosts of the Hotel Galvez

Today we’ll travel back to my home state of Texas and the City of Galveston for this month’s Legends and Lore post. Located on Galveston and Pelican Islands, the City of Galveston was once the largest in Texas. The 1900 Galveston hurricane changed that. Still known as the deadliest natural disaster in United States history... Continue Reading →

The Lady of The Lake

Welcome to the first post of my new Legends and Lore series. After completing last year's posts about the Native American moon names, I debated on something to take its place. Since I enjoy hearing stories about legends and folklore, I thought exploring them a bit more would be fun. While somewhat similar to Mystery... Continue Reading →

Snowmaggedon #ThursdayThoughts

Hey, everyone. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know Texas had a massive winter storm last week. I’ve been calling it Snowmageddon. Other names I’ve seen are Snowpocalypse and Snovid-21. Whatever you call it, this wasn’t a fun time for any of us. Needless to say, I’d rather not have been a... Continue Reading →

Babushka Lady #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. I wrote this post a year ago, but held it when I decided to take a blogging break for NaNoWriMo. I found it in my archives, so this month, you get two Mystery Monday posts. Yesterday marked the fifty-seventh anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On November 22, 1963, as... Continue Reading →

The Saratoga Light #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. It’s been a while since I did a Mystery Monday post. This topic has been on my mind for a while, so here goes. The Big Thicket is a heavily forested area of Southeast Texas. It’s a high biodiverse area with at least eight ecosystems, over 160 species of trees and shrubs, 800... Continue Reading →

It’s Friday!

Hey everyone. Yes, I know this was going to be the week (month) where I began posting two or three times a week. Of course, I didn't get anything prepared. Last night, I was going through some old photos in search of ones I might use for the covers of my new series. No, the... Continue Reading →

My Own Back Yard #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. There are countless mysteries around the world, most of which will never be solved. I had a few topics in mind for today, but nothing resonated enough for me to finish the post. But thanks to friend and fellow author, Mae Clair, who wrote about a personal event in a Weirdness Wednesday post,... Continue Reading →

Week in Review

Okay, whenever a new month and year rolls around, I can't help but wonder what happened to the last one. Why does time seem to fly? So, I'm not going to mention the previous month except to say we've made it to February. So far, winter has been fairly mild here in Texas. Just cold... Continue Reading →

Children of The Tracks #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. I’m happy to report my missing muse has reappeared. I wrote a bit on my WIP this weekend and sent three chapters to my critique partners. I’m still behind in scheduling blog posts. In particular, research for Mystery Mondays has been lacking. I became aware of this week’s tale several years ago and... Continue Reading →

Jefferson Haunts #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. I hope you enjoyed the Something Wicked tour last week. I had a blast hosting my fellow SE authors. But now, it's back to normal here. (Or as normal as it can get. LOL) Time for another Mystery Monday. The small East Texas town of Jefferson lies near the Louisiana border. At just... Continue Reading →

Come Together #ThursdayThoughts

Hey, everyone. I always try to make Thursday Thoughts upbeat and inspiring. However, my original intent was to share something that stood out in my mind - good or bad. To be honest, I found it challenging to find a “happy” topic this week, so please forgive this rather bleak post. For the second time... Continue Reading →

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