sizzling summers

sizzling summers

[from my seasonal newsletter – summer 2018 edition] One thing about Virginia summers, they’ll never let you down, I mean, cool down. But just when you think the humidity can’t get any higher, Mother Nature steps in and unleashes the hounds. And by...
river fog

river fog

This past weekend, my family and I escaped the frenetic pace that is Northern Virginia, and traveled a couple hours away to the beautiful Northern Neck. Unplugged, we played darts and dominoes and stayed up late into the evening. When we finally settled down, windows...
Spring Romance Novel Giveaway!

Spring Romance Novel Giveaway!

Spring is Giveaway Season! In addition to giving away a signed copy of The Queen’s Dance, I’ve invited a few other authors to join the fun. If you have signed up for my newsletter, you’ve been automatically entered! Five lucky winners will receive a...

preparing for spring

The crocuses are blooming in my yard; the hellebores are flowering in my garden. While walking Tully the Dog today, we came across a round of robins–at least 15 birds. Not so surprising as yesterday’s northern Virginia temperature reached near 80 degrees....
winter newsletter

winter newsletter

Happy New Year! Thank you for signing up for my seasonal newsletter! It’s winter in Virginia, and unlike last year, we are getting crushed by the same super low temps hitting other parts of the country. My kids are already planning on two-hour delays for school...