Tag Archives: Texas

Coffee with the author

Before I moved to Texas I lived in Phoenix, Arizona. Scottsdale, the next city over, was home to a world famous bookstore. The Poisoned Pen specialized in mysteries and thrillers. The shop was so well known that stopping there was … Continue reading

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Great grazing

Have you ever been to one of those progressive dinners? You know, the kind where you move from one location to the next to sample different dishes? “Meet the Chefs Food & Wine Extravaganza” is a little like that except you … Continue reading

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More fun than the law allows

I’m not sure what possessed me to sign up for the Wine, Whine and Design workshop at the Port Aransas Art Center. The workshop was described as a “stress free and creative” exercise in creating a painting one step at … Continue reading

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Celebrate Indie-pendence Day

Today, July 4th, is Independence Day in the USA. It just so happens that I’m launching my latest novel, The King’s Redress, during First Friday at the Port Aransas Art Center, 323 N. Alister in Port Aransas, from 5:30 to … Continue reading

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Eat Texas

OK, you couldn’t actually eat Texas. It’s a very big state. Maybe if you took a nibble here, a nibble there, you could sample all the unique flavors that the Lone State state has to offer. You can do that … Continue reading

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Festival of flowers

April showers bring May flowers but you don’t have to wait that long. You can revel in a lush floral display on Saturday, April 26. The first annual “Festival of Flowers” will be held at the Allegro House, 29 Mazatlan … Continue reading

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Ephemeral art

SandFest 2014 brings a festival of ephemeral art to Port Aransas Friday through Sunday, April 11 through 13, 2014. This is the 18th Annual Texas SandFest. More than a dozen world-class master sculptors and hundreds of amateurs will create stunning … Continue reading

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Spring sale

I’ve tweaked the hard cover edition of “Naked Came the Sharks” and now it’s good to go. If you had taken it into your head to get one (and I have to admit the hard cover is pretty cool), lucky … Continue reading

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Coming attractions

Coming attractions. (Just like in the movie theater only this is for a new book.) The Naked Came the Sharks trailer alone is worth an Academy Award for original score, “Song of the Ocean,” by Kelly Brown and the Bad … Continue reading

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A modern twist to a classic tale

It’s said that there are no new stories, just new ways of telling them. That can even be said of a popular Christmas story, Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol.” It’s the story of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his … Continue reading

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