Movie: Zero Hour!

My husband is a movie addict. He loves TCM. Every once in a while he finds a gem he knows I'll like. Such was the case with Zero Hour! It turns out that Zero Hour! (1957, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell and Sterling Hayden) is the original version of Airplane! While it is commonly assumed that Airplane! spoofs the disaster film genre, … Continue reading Movie: Zero Hour!

Release Day! (And A Free Book!)

At long last, release day for Besieged by the Moon is almost here.  There's still time to preorder to get your copy first thing Wednesday, April 21. This was a challenging book to write, but I'm proud of the finished product. I'm grateful my publisher and editor allowed me to reset deadlines on multiple occasions.  … Continue reading Release Day! (And A Free Book!)

Thursday Thought-The Ultimate Custodian

People rarely think about facility managers, or as we used to call them, custodians. I had the privilège to meet and work with a man who set the standard for the best of the best when it came to caring for the building that housed the TV station for which I worked. Tom was a … Continue reading Thursday Thought-The Ultimate Custodian

The Winter Side of No Make Up

If you've followed my blog for any length of time, you know I stopped wearing make-up several years ago. It happened one hot July day, when I realized how much money I was wasting wearing makeup that would be melted off an hour later. The time, effort, and money weren't worth the outcome. I figured … Continue reading The Winter Side of No Make Up

MJ’s Musing: Book Bingo-Aye! Scotland!

I think the Book Bingo square I filled in first was AYE! SCOTLAND! I do love me a good Scottish historical romance. Julie Garwood, IMHO, is the best (The Bride, The Wedding), but I've already read those (dozens of times), so I couldn't cheat and use them again. My friend and critique partner Gayle Callen has … Continue reading MJ’s Musing: Book Bingo-Aye! Scotland!