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Reon Laudat
September 28, 2020 @ 4:42 AM

So excited to see Beverly Jenkins on the cover of the latest Writer's Digest  (Sept./Oct. 2020).  She’s a superstar in the genre and one of the nicest authors.
 I chuckle when I think back to my plot to meet her. I'd discovered we were relocating to a suburb of Detroit. Knowing she lived in the area was a plus.  I got on my husband’s nerves.
Me: ”You know, Beverly Jenkins lives close by.”
“Somebody told me Beverly Jenkins comes here.” (random locations)
“I saw her (hindsight, possibly just her doppelganger) leaving Panera.”
“Beverly Jenkins this.”
“Beverly Jenkins that.” 
Does ............

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September 26, 2020 @ 10:14 AM

 During this dumpster fire that’s 2020, it's wonderful to have stress relievers you can always count on. For me, it's exercise and crafting.
 The yarn crafting community is a breath of fresh air! 
When I’m in a bad headspace, I whip out my hook or needles. About a half hour later, I’m good--all zen- again. Seriously magic! :)
 Thought I’d share how I got into it and convince someone to give it a try. Be sure to read the articles linked below.
I started crocheting in third grade. A childhood friend taught me. We used to make purses. Little crocheted squares, folded with a flap and stitched together on the sides.............

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