Monthly Archives: August 2011


Selah March: Food and Music from the Holler 7

There’s an Indigo Girls song called “Southland in the Springtime,” and it contains a line in the chorus: “When God made me born a Yankee, he was foolin’.” That line resonates for me. Born and raised in upstate New York, only 90 minutes outside of Manhattan, I’m the quintessential Yankee. […]


Tangled Past–part of Cowboy Week at Scorching Book Reviews

As part of their “Cowboy Week,” Scorching Book Reviews has reviewed Tangled Past (at the time I’m writing this, I have no idea whether the review is good or bad — we’ll discover which together) and Day Dreaming Blog has interviewed me about my ideas of my “Perfect Hero.” There’s […]


Snippet Saturday: Games (My) People Play 1

Today’s Snippet Saturday is all about games. It could be a card game, a board game or a football game…or the games my characters play in the bedroom. So I knew exactly what scene I had to include…the scene from Private Property where Jodi is being told the rules of […]


Tangled Twilight

Skyla Dawn Cameron posted this over on Google+ and I just had to share…I would so go to see this movie! (okay, so I changed the title — in the trailer it’s “Brokeback Twilight” but I prefer to think of it as Tangled Twilight, considering my own Tangled Past storyline […]


Do you like cowboys?

Scorching Book Reviews and Daydrmzz Blog want to know — and they’ve gotten together to feature the creators of cowboy tales, including yours truly, starting tomorrow and through next week. (They’ll be featuring Tangled Past on Monday, so I’ll put up a reminder then too.) There are contests and reviews […]


Chandra Ryan and the Winds of Change

There was this song my mom used to sing to me and my sister in our youth. I’m not going to write it out because it’s kind of graphic and highly traumatizing—seriously, I still cringe when I think about it—but the gist of the song is that you shouldn’t laugh […]