Strictly Southern…Meet Patricia Preston…

  Patricia Preston is a Southern author who writes historical and contemporary romance as well as humorous Southern fiction. and is a winner of the William Faulkner award for short fiction. Tell us about yourself   You might not want to know. But here goes. I love chocolate. I get ill if I don’t have chocolate. I never miss The Walking Dead. …

BIG WIGS…

The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples believes it is a privilege to share life with a child, and is committed to nurturing bonds among families and generations. They celebrate the natural curiosity of children by offering an educational dynamic space that encourages exploration and discovery. This safe and wonderful place inspires children and families to have fun while learning together. Not long …

A Promise to Protect Releases!

First…even though there weren’t 10 comments from readers on my last blog I drew a name for a copy of Matthew’s Choice. And the winner is….Elaine Stock! Now for my big news! Drum roll, please….. A Promise to Protect, the 2nd book in the Logan Point series, released this week!!! Here’s the back cover copy: In a steamy small town …

The Sole Tree Update or unusual things you’ll find in the South

I’m a little early on my Strictly Southern blog, but I’ve been sick and the idea of doing an update post on the Sole Tree post sounded like a great idea–the first one was for the MBT Ponderers way back in 2011. Since that time a LOT of shoes have been added. It still amazes me how the little oak can …

20 Things You Might Not Know About Me, or A Little TMI Here…

Rel Mollet who lives in Australia and who has a great blog–Relzreviewz.com–tagged anyone reading her blog today to answer these “twenty things you might not know about me.”  And since I read her blog…here goes. Question 1: How tall are you? I’m 5’8″ and one quarter. That one quarter is important, especially when you get to be my age. Question 2: Do you have …

Matthew’s Choice is finally here…

Matthew’s Choice released! I am so excited that my sweet romance, Matthew’s Choice,  is finally available. I never thought I would write a romance, that I was strictly a romantic suspense type of gal, but God laid the idea of this book on my heart, and I knew I had to write it.  Not to give any secrets away, but here’s …

Strictly Southern: Food

Cheryl Mients is the winner of last week’s drawing! I can’t believe another month has come and gone! I had so many plans for August. *Sigh* Oh well, let’s move on. Today I want to discuss a few Strictly Southern foods. One is the Muscadine–or muskydine as us kids used to say. It looks like a grape, and when I …