Readers who are already familiar with my beach read, Dune Girl, may have wondered why I left out the main characters' wedding. Particularly since the book opens with another wedding that never quite happens and ends at a point beyond a wedding which is mentioned only in allusions. Want to read the whole story? "Dune… Continue reading ‘Dune Girl’s’ missing wedding scene
The calendar may say autumn is here, but I know a place where it is still sunny, summer joy. From cover to cover -- or at least the digital equivalent. Wink, wink! It's true! My e-book Dune Girl is a beach read through and through. A quick look: If Michael Alton’s hair is full of… Continue reading Don’t say goodbye to summer!
"...vicinity to the sea is desirable, because it is easier to do nothing by the sea than anywhere else, and because bathing and basking on the shore cannot be considered an employment but only an apotheosis of loafing." E.F. Benson, English writer/archaeologist People who have never lived at the beach watch hurricane coverage from afar… Continue reading Lemony Salmon Spread
“I don't think I'll ever grow old and say, "What was I thinking eating all those fruits and vegetables?” Nancy S. Mure, natural health advocate Summer fruit and veggies nearly did us in again. As they do every year. There seems to be a week when everything is suddenly ripe and good all at the… Continue reading Simple Nada Sangria
“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...” Susan Polis Schutz, American poet Most people don't live their lives on an academic schedule. Most people don't live in our house, either. Here, from the moment my husband's and daughters' final days of school fall into sync until classes rev back up… Continue reading Refresh button