Oct 28, 2019 by

You may have been wondering why I have not posted anything new for a while. I apologize for that, but I have been busy. For one thing, I have been working on preparing another book for publishing. Last week I finally uploaded my manuscript and cover to KDP Print. There was a problem with the spine, so I fixed that and uploaded it again. No sooner had I done that than I realized I had the wrong front cover and spine. Evidently I had designed two front covers and spines to go with each, and somehow got them mixed up when I prepared my full cover PDF. But I had to wait until the new (but wrong) upload was approved before I could make any changes. Fortunately it took less than 24 hours for...

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Oct 11, 2019 by

  A couple of weeks ago I took my friend to the Ilderton Fall Fair. It had been several years since I last went, and my friend had never been, so it was a fun time, though it was a lot of walking when my hip/back was kicking up a fuss. I had to use my cane to make sure I made it all around the exhibits. But it was worth it. Country fairs are interesting because of all of the produce and craft competitions. I saw soybeans on their stalks for the first time. I had no idea the pods were hairy. Some of the produce was huge, such as the pumpkins and zucchini squash. It was great to see the creativity in the children’s crafts and the talents in the adult knitting,...

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