Outrageous scams

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I don’t know where you were last Friday, but in Mississippi, the temperature hit 90 degrees the first day of fall! Autumn has always been my favorite season. I love the crispness in the air, the breathtaking blue of a clear October sky, the changing of the seasons…  How about you? What season is your favorite? And now onto last …

My Lucky Day

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I’m writing this in advance of Tuesday’s post since I probably won ‘t be there–I’ll be on a nice beach in Hawaii.  When you read the following letter I received, you’ll understand…   My name is Mrs. Ferguson. I am 63 years old, I am a dying woman who have decided to donate what I have to you/churches/ motherless babies/less …

Reflecting on Irma

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I’ve spent the weekend glued to my TV watching Hurricane Irma bear down on Florida. Both of my daughters live in the West Palm Beach area. One daughter opted to ride the storm out. The other daughter and my granddaughter evacuated Thursday with four horses and four dogs to ride out the storm in the Panhandle. And you know how …

Release Day!

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Exciting news!! Justice Buried releases today!!! It is available at Amazon, B&N, and Christian Book Distributors! As well as other outlets. And I’m hosting a giveaway this month! Now onto today’s blog…I hope everyone had a fun Labor Day. I had a great day writing. 🙂 Even though it’s over, I decided to do a little research on Labor Day …

And so it goes…

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  “I quit my job.” That’s what Mavis Wanczykin said when she claimed the  758.8 million dollar prize. My question today: if you had won, what would you have said? Now for the answer to last week’s Mystery Question: Which is the false statement: A longtime employee for a state court system accidentally butt-dialed a Post reporter – yukking it …

What Would You Do?

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A friend and I drove to nearby Tupelo, Mississippi, yesterday, and on the way, we talked about the lottery. You know, the one that’s now $541,900,000.00. (Thank you, Edward, for pointing out I didn’t have enough zeros. No one has ever asked me to balance their checkbook) And as thoughts sometimes do, one hit me upside the head. If I …

Playing with Fire

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This past week I spent time at Destin with my family, so my blog post is a little short. 🙂 I had no idea the waves could get so high down there. I almost thought I was in Hawaii! Last week’s Mystery Question. Which one of the following technologies is incorrect?  Generic property marker: a water-based solution that can be …

Crime Doesn’t Pay

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I am excited to report I’ve just finished my novella for The Kill Zone: Ten Deadly Thrillers! It was satisfying to finish Andi and Will’s story from Justice Delayed. I’m anxious to discover what my readers think about their wrap-up. I had intended to follow up on their story in the next Memphis cold case book, Justice Buried, but that story had a mind …

Slugburger History

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As I promised last week, here’s a little history on the slugburger. But first, the answer to last week’s mystery question is #2. Quite a few of you got the correct answer.  Now onto the slugburger. John Weeks grew up in Chicago and moved to Corinth, Mississippi, in 1917 with his four brothers, bringing with him a hamburger recipe that he …

Would you eat a Slugburger?

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  Last weekend our small town had a Slugburger Festival. We had things like music, amusement park rides, and an eating contest where more than a hundred and fifty people gathered around the tables during the ten-minute competition to see who could eat the most slugburgers. Now, you may be wondering just what a slugburger is, and that is the Mystery …