Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Last week I asked if given the choice would you choose 'Not Very Smart' or Immoral.  It was pretty much a 50-50 split, maybe weighing a little heavier on immoral:) This week, I'm asking if you had a choice between Gullible and Immoral which would you choose? For me, this is a much harder choice and had me giving some thought to immoral. Why? Even if you aren't that smart, you can learn AND you can rely on your senses.  If your gullible you can still learn, but by then it's too late. And I'm afraid gullibility ignores the senses.  What's your thoughts? What would you choose? Gullible or Immoral?

This little cutie is the door greeter at the vet's.  She loves scratches and dog treats and wags her tail just like a puppy dog.
These were my Irises last year.
These are the same plants this year. Sigh.

I've heard of Irises cross pollenating but I've never had it happen before. Luckily some of my bronze's survived the takeover.  I've been busy moving the survivors to new locations.  At this point they aren't really thrilled about being uprooted during prime time, but I'm sure next year they'll feel differently:)

These were in my Easter Basket. I admit I was hesitant to put artificial flowers in my garden.
Until I saw their 'night blooms'.
They really light up (no pun intended:) the landscape after dark.

The Easter Bunny also brought me this lovely vase for those turncoat Irises.

AND...If you have any interest in reading the Mueller report, you can download it at Amazon for .99.

AND last but not least...

Monday, April 22, 2019


I'm posting a day early to catch Elizabeth's birthday. If you follow Elizabeth and Bleubeard you can temporarily find them here.

A bud and I were having a discussion that boiled down to: If you had a choice between being not very smart and immoral, which would you choose?
I chose Not Very Smart.
She chose Immoral
What would you choose? There're no other choices.

Garden Blooms

Beat Down After the Rain
This is the new kid in the garden. 
It has a nice fragrance. Sunny Knockout.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019


Thanks, Rye.

I gaze in awe.
My pulse speeds
My breath catches
My heart lightens...
Spring is here.


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019


Chain of Command
Do you follow the chain of command? Our dog does. When it's time to go out, she comes to me. I in turn prod the HHo to take her out. Chain of command.😀


From the Garden.

The winter kale survived.

The tulips are thriving.  

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

IWSG Wednesday

The first Wednesday of every month is officially IWSG day. Members post about their doubts and fears, discuss struggles and triumphs, and offer words of encouragement to others who are struggling.
Thanks, as always, to Alex Cavanaugh, founder and Ninja Captain extraordinaire. And co-hosts: J.H. Moncrieff, Natalie Aguirre, Patsy Collins and Chemist Ken.
FYI: The IWSG monthly question can be found under the IWSG Sign-up tab on the Insecure Writer's Support Group Blog.

The April 3rd question: If you could use a wish to help you write just one scene/chapter of your book, which would it be?
For me it’s the middle chapter. Just like a waist, if I’m not VERY careful, it has a tendency to sag. No wait…First Chapter, the most important in the book. Okay, there’s no way around it, I need two wishes.

AND: I’m still trolling for Beta Readers for my Western.  Thanks so much for those who have signed up.
Also a question. I really am wriggling on a hook. I write Western Romance but this is a Western with romantic elements told from the male POV. If you are a Western Romance reader are you interested in a Western from the male POV with romantic elements? I ask this to help me figure out whether to market it under my name or a pen name. Your input would be appreciated.

AND…Several of our great authors have new releases out including Jacqui Murray’s SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST.

AND...I read Nick Wilford's CORRUPTION and highly recommend it.