Long ago and far away in a cornfield and soybean checkered state, I used to sit in my little kitchen with the green linoleum floor, munching on Cheerios (or Fruit loops, if my Dad was on duty). I remember a little notepad on the wall. It was bright orange (go, '60's!), and it had the … Continue reading The Hurrier I Go, The Behinder I Get!
It's been a terrific 2016 and 2017 for me as a historical novelist. All three books in my Civil War Series have placed in major contests. I was a finalist in both ACFW Genesis and First Impressions Contest in 2016. As if I wasn't already encouraged by those achievements, I was positively stunned, humbled, and … Continue reading All three latest Historical Novels are Award Finalists
"What a cruel thing is war . . . to mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted . . . to devastate the beautiful face of this world."
Some thought-provoking factoids on MEMORIAL DAY.
"Slavery as an institution is a moral and political evil in any country"
Whether Manifest Destiny or the conquered foe, history croons a ballad in our ears, drawing us to the wonderment of lives and lands of the past.