Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Professionals at Musa Publishing

I first noted Musa Publishing on a thread on the forum site, Absolute Write, and decided to send a submission for my manuscript, Road Apples. I was in the midst of the querying process to literary agencies with this manuscript, and … Continue reading

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Death By Bitter Waters

Imagine the unthinkable. Imagine that a world power far superior to the United States has suddenly invaded our shores. America is outclassed in weaponry and her people outnumbered fifty-to-one. And not only are these invaders driven by what they consider … Continue reading

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Stop and Smell the Roses

I attended a funeral yesterday, for my dear stepfather, Richard Janes, who passed away on June 8th. As a former Marine, he was present at the DMZ toward the end of the Korean War when prisoner exchanges were taking place. … Continue reading

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The Magic of Daytime Television

While visiting my parents-in-laws’ house recently with my husband, Clifford, we spent part of an afternoon watching a network television show called “The Talk.” It’s a less than sly knockoff of “The View,” though without a host-type like Elizabeth Hasselbeck—who, … Continue reading

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This Thing For Money

When I finally persuaded my husband, Clifford, to fall in line with my way of thinking, and agree to buy a property in Lassen County, I had already spent twenty years making him a drudge of trout fishing and open … Continue reading

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