2015 Texas Book Festival

By |2017-05-17T09:35:20-06:00October 15th, 2015|Blog|

I'm so excited to be sharing a booth with author Sally Hanan at the 2015 Texas Book Festival in Austin this weekend! I'll be there Saturday, October 17th from 2pm-4pm (after a book signing at the Living Room bookstore in Bastrop that morning) and Sunday, October 18th from 10am-4pm. We'll be at booth number 306. [...]

The 2015 Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival

By |2017-05-17T09:35:20-06:00September 12th, 2015|Blog|

I had my first book festival on September 11, 2015. Me and something like 34 other authors crashed the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center. There were Dublin sodas, 400 visitors, way too many autographs, and one of the most intricate cakes I've ever seen. Mmmmm, yes.   Me and my table buddy, Lydia Hill. [...]

Fire rainbow in Giddings, Texas

By |2017-05-17T09:35:20-06:00September 8th, 2015|Blog|

I was driving on 290 heading west, heading out of Giddings, Texas at around 5:45 PM when I noticed this beauty in the sky. Just had to pull over and take a video and some pics. No, this is not edited or enhanced at all! I think it's called a "fire rainbow." The color effect [...]

Preserving your onion harvest by freezing

By |2017-05-17T09:35:28-06:00May 3rd, 2014|Blog, Gardening|

I harvested my first crop of sweet onions today, and boy was it satisfying! I planted in fall 2013 and harvested late in spring 2014. First and foremost, I learned that onions need loose soil to grow large bulbs. I'd planted straight into the ground and mixed in some compost with the native soil, but [...]

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