Daily Archives: October 1, 2013


From the Publisher

DREAM. \’drem\ A strongly desired goal or purpose (Merriam-Webster) I had a desired goal or purpose one day. And that became EXPLORE. Over the past 6 years, I’ve had more fun than anyone should be allowed to have. I can’t believe that I’m here typing a Publisher’s Letter to commemorate our 6th Anniversary, but sure…


Living History

Captain Ralph Lay adjusts his frock coat and looks at his surroundings. His canvas tent is holding up nicely against the constant onslaught of the vicious wind. His companion sits near the camp fire, eyes squinted, focusing on readying their noon meal. It has been a long day already. Setting up this camp has been…


Oh the Suspsense!

THIS MONTH I AM LOOKING at suspense novels. The reason is that I got an Email from an “Avid Reader” who posted a five star review at Amazon.com of my last novel, THE TIPPING POINT. He asked which authors influence me and why. Considering his question, I thought I’d share the results with y’all, here…



Dear Heavenly Father, Please be with me. Please let me feel your presence, and please throw your arms around me and hold me for a little while. I can feel so powerless sometimes, and I need the reminder that you are holding my hand as I make this walk through life. Every time I turn…


Who Knows What Month It Is?

I don’t know where your political persuasions lie, but I personally feel we owe a huge debt of gratitude to former governor (and president) George W. Bush for really putting the Texas wine industry on the map. When he signed the original proclamation designating each October as Texas Wine Month back in 1999, there were…

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