It Is What It Is

My sweet mother has passed away. She, the one with so much enthusiasm for life. She, the busiest bee of them all. The one we all thought would live to be a hundred. She was 79. She was never sick … Continue reading

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Wine & Words & Writer’s Whimsy

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Last week, I was invited to discuss my novel, Finding Tranquility Base, with the members of the Wine & Words Book Club at Mitchell’s Bookshop in Agoura Hills, California. The group, led by Christine Harris of Espresso in Italy, meets … Continue reading

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The Color of a Memory

Photo of colorful collage by Janet Rebhan

Referring to my novel, Finding Tranquility Base, a reader recently asked me how I could remember so many details about West Texas when I haven’t lived there for many years. I’m not sure I have the answer for this other … Continue reading

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Shoot for the Moon

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Last Saturday morning I woke up at 4:00 a.m. and dragged myself downstairs for a drink of cold water. I had a busy day ahead, so I wasn’t getting up to stay up. I just needed to quench my thirst … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Adirondack Chairs

Photo of Adirondack Chairs by Janet Rebhan

I’ve always had a thing for Adirondack chairs. For me, they represent a way of life that is tranquil, comfortable, elegant and somewhat mysterious. Let me explain. As a kid growing up in west Texas, I remember sturdy metal lawn chairs. The kind … Continue reading

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