Deb has a great way of finding the hidden stories in the places she visits and the people she sees, don’t you think? Writers get asked a lot where we get our ideas and we usually tell them, “Everywhere!” But how do we get to the point where we can see those hints of stories? … Continue reading Story Molecules – Guest Blog by Ellen Behrens of Ellenbooks
I don't know why I expect plans to go as scheduled. It hasn't happened in so long. Sometimes I feel like I'm playing Ping Pong with life and there's so much English on the ball, I can't possibly return the serve. Yet I lunge and give it my best shot. Our plans to explore Albuquerque, … Continue reading Another Curve Ball . . .DUCK!
There's an elite group . . . and I don't say that lightly . . . of authors who manage to balance life on the road with writing. I was honored when Ellen Behrens, an outstanding author and fellow RVer, asked to interview me for her blog. Please click the link below and stop by … Continue reading Interview at Ellenbooks
The Lore: Crazy Woman Camp, Why, AZ In the far reaches of southern Arizona, just north of Organ Pipe National Monument, lies the tiny hamlet of Why. Little more than a wide spot in the road, the town’s main attraction is a rustic market and gift shop - aptly named “The Why Not Store”. One … Continue reading FISH BAIT
Each product was part of an interesting conversation at the high traffic tourist stop where I work near Bryce Canyon. Hubs and I decided to "workamp" this summer. For those not familiar with the term it describes seasonal or temporary workers who live in their RV. In exchange for hours worked, we receive a wage, … Continue reading What does KY Warming Gel, Preparation H and Cowboy Hats have in Common?
Living on the road is an unstructured lifestyle, certainly not conducive to routine activities . . . like writing. I don't exercise enough self-control when it comes to hiking or exploring because immersing myself in such awe inspiring beauty motivates my spirit - which is good for creative endeavors. Daytime was play time because I would write … Continue reading Fun Is Over . . . Back To Work!