If you haven’t peeked into Main Street Pickers at 408 N. Main Street in Duncanville, you should. Nick Nichols, has a created a space full of treasures, ranging from antiques to mid-century-modern furniture to quirky pieces you won’t find anywhere else. He also features some local artists such as Tomas Artiga and Gene Gregory. After Nick retired... Continue Reading →

The Name of Woman

“I may yet be worthy of the name of woman, in the purist and noblest sense. Yes, I will be if resolution and perseverance can accomplish anything.” Alice Marshall Finch, May 1866 This is a line from my great-great grandmother’s journal. She was 18 or 19 when she wrote this and living near Richmond, Virginia.... Continue Reading →

[Novel] Waves: “Relieved by Mensha’s presence, the villagers walked toward the fountain like they had for the past 233 Great Seasons of the Tree…. Now they went to see what hands were left, to see who was still alive.”

[Novel] Waves: Relived by Mensha’s presence, the villagers walked toward the fountain like they had for the past 233 Great Seasons of the Tree. Only they didn’t go for the morning greetings anymore. No chatter and laughter. Now they went to see what hands were left, to see who was still alive. Read more: https://amzn.to/2IzjUOl... Continue Reading →

[Novel] The Caretaker of Tree Palace: “How many spring times ago had she and Winsome chosen the growing cedar as their home?”

[Novel] The Caretaker of Tree Palace: Gentle only half-believed his song as they flew up the slope. Fear of not seeing their tree ever again made her wings pump harder. She must find out and see for herself. She hoped her tree remained, its branches open and waiting. How many spring times ago had she... Continue Reading →

[Novel] Waves: “Wolves were out there, and who knows what else. Maybe that’s where the mouth of the world waited, murmuring in the night, calling the names for which it hungered.”

[Novel] Waves: A tiny crack opened in the road in front of Mia. She jumped over it and looked around. Gerlain wasn’t here again this morning, for the third time this week. He said it scared him to sleep in the tents, but the wilderness where he spent his nights seemed a lot scarier than... Continue Reading →

[Novel] The Waking Tree: “She didn’t have to look around to know how the snakes slithered in the colorless darkness …”

The Waking Tree: “She didn’t have to look around to know how the snakes slithered in the colorless darkness, down the walls, across the tan shag carpet and up onto the canopy that hung sheer and light above her bed.” Read more: https://amzn.to/2PckbcE Check out my Amazon Author page for some great deals on my... Continue Reading →

[Novel] Waves: People looked around for Mensha. Had she gone missing in the night?

[Novel] Waves: People looked around for Mensha. Had she gone missing in the night? Mia held her breath. She was tired of the old woman staring at her all the time. But that’s not right. I can’t think things like that. Read more: https://amzn.to/2IzjUOl Check out my Amazon Author page for some great deals on... Continue Reading →

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