Shameless annual pitch

The willingness to share does not make one charitable; it makes one free.  ~Robert Brault At a holiday book signing last week, I met another author who enjoys all aspects of publishing a book — except for self-promotion. We chatted about the hard realities of keeping our books on store shelves and Amazon.com; about how […]

While it lasts …

Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Bronte I’m not very good at weather predictions, but it’s safe to say that Michigan residents will experience a drop in temperatures in a few short weeks. We’ll be pulling out our weather-proof boots and shuffling (and sliding) through … snow. Folks […]

Cats and more cats!

You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats.” — English proverb According to the Feral Cat Coalition, wild (or “feral”) cats are the offspring of domestic cats. These feral kitties are the result of negligent pet owners who abandon their pets — and fail to spay or neuter […]