The Mommy Files: Yum Yums

Friday nights at our house have always been pizza night. After a long work week, it is nice not to have to think about what I'm going to cook for supper.  When the Chromos were young, I did cook. Every night. Except Friday. We go through phases with our pizza toppings. TV likes green peppers … Continue reading The Mommy Files: Yum Yums

MJ Monday-Manuscript: What is to Come

I am in the process of finishing up the final book of the Service for Sanctuary trilogy.  I'll share the cover and the playlist when I have a release date. In the meantime, I'm between projects. I'm hesitant to start something new right now, because I don't want to be so deep into research or … Continue reading MJ Monday-Manuscript: What is to Come

MJ Monday-Manuscript: Update

As I type this blog, the first draft of the next (so very delayed) book is complete. A preliminary round of revisions have been noted. I plan to delve into revisions after finishing this blog. I used my three-week July vacation to push to the end. The problem, you see, is my writing process. And … Continue reading MJ Monday-Manuscript: Update

Thursday Thought: Holidays Aren’t a Day Off

Happy Memorial Day. My grandmother always called today Decoration Day, because one is supposed to decorate the graves of  deceased soldiers. When I was in high school marching band, we marched in three Memorial Day Parades. Then it was off for a family picnic. We still have an annual family picnic. I love my family. … Continue reading Thursday Thought: Holidays Aren’t a Day Off

MJ’s Musings: The Watkins Man

If you've ever seen the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, you may recall the heroine's father believed Windex cured everything. My father believes in this: Cold season meant Watkins salve was rubbed on our chests instead of the ubiquitous Vicks Vapo-Rub. When I was injured in a snow mobile accident, Dad had me massage my … Continue reading MJ’s Musings: The Watkins Man