Category Archives: Montana

WHAT I LEARNED (PART 2)

Last week I shared half a dozen things I learned while researching the story series Big Sky Country. The second book—Montana Cowboy Family—is out this month. Today, I want to share another half dozen things I learned. 1. The area … Continue reading

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WHAT I LEARNED

Seeing as this is the first day of 2017 I suppose I should say something about what I learned in 2016, but frankly, I’m ready to forget about the old year and move forward in the new. That said, I … Continue reading

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MONTANA COWBOY FAMILY

This week I got a box of books—Montana Cowboy Family—Book #2 in Big Sky Cowboys series. For fun, click on the link and make a jigsaw puzzle of the cover. It comes out in Jan. The story of Sadie, the … Continue reading

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GUESS WHAT I’M DONG!

It’s August. The garden is at its peak which means… beans, peas and raspberries to pick. (that’s 5 gal. of beans.) A new book has arrived. It never gets old to get these boxes of my book. This is the … Continue reading

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FAMILY

This weekend, my husband and I attended a family reunion for my side of the family. I come from a mixed up family. My father married a woman with four children. His wife was injured in a car accident and … Continue reading

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NEW SERIES—FIRST BOOK

The first book in a new series will be out in Oct. but I can’t wait to share the cover with you. The six-book series is called BIG SKY COUNTRY. As you might guess, it is set in Montana. The … Continue reading

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A STRUGGLING WRITER

That’s me. A struggling writer. I have been working on a story for weeks. Okay, months. It just won’t come together. I am lost in the fog of plot. What I need is light to shine so the story becomes … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT?

Here I am signing a new 6-book contract. This series is set in the fictional town of Bella Creek, Montana in the late 1880s where a gold rush takes place. In reality there was a gold rush in NW Montana … Continue reading

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STATUES TELL A STORY

One of the things I enjoy coming across in my travels is statues. I seldom see one without ‘seeing’ a story. I’m sure you can all think of possible stories when you see this wooden man and the totem pole. … Continue reading

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SURPRISED BY THE CEDARS

One thing I really enjoy about travel is unexpected surprises. On my recent research trip to Montana I made one such discovery. I found the Ross Creek Cedars. I had no idea Montana had such stunning beauties. Some of these … Continue reading

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