Falling For You by Becky Wade

It isn't very often I have a fan girl moment. After two decades in news journalism, I am comfortable talking to heads of state, professional athletes and A listers. Yet at a writer's conference less than two years ago, I lost most of my ability to string sentences together coherently when I almost walked smack … Continue reading Falling For You by Becky Wade


Beneath the Surface by Lynn H Blackburn

It was with a mixture of excitement and sadness that I picked up the final book in Dani Pettrey’s Chesapeake Valor Series. The books have all been great, some of her finest writing in my opinion, but the stories are coming to an end. That never makes me happy. I was desolate when Dee Henderson … Continue reading Beneath the Surface by Lynn H Blackburn

Going Home

Where is home? That might seem a simple question, but for many, including military wives, it can be far from easy to answer.  As I flew into Dallas/Fort Worth airport, on my way to a conference in Oklahoma City, I found myself misty-eyed at several thousand feet, at the sight of the land that I … Continue reading Going Home


Today’s blog on pride is only being brought to you because I swallowed mine! Hello there – I had ACL reconstruction 11 days ago and I am still on crutches, icing and elevating. For now I can’t shop, cook or clean. I can’t fetch or carry without significant discomfort and difficulty. Nothing. My surgeon has … Continue reading Pride