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Summer winding down

Can you believe it's the end of July? Soon school will be in session, and fall will be on its way. Back home, school didn't start until after the State Fair. Most kids had projects or animals or both showing in the 4H booths and barns. Which made going to the fair one of the last bursts of summer. At least for me. I loved everything about our fair. First, it was in Boise which to me, seemed like a huge city. I remember being so excited as we walked toward the ticket gates. Then the first thing I wanted was a corn dog. They made them fresh so when they handed it over, swathed in mustard, it was too hot to eat. So I always burnt my mouth. But it was so worth it. I loved walking through the bu

Slowing down

I hear it's a philosophy. Slowing down to get more done. Stop and smell the roses. The universe is talking to me and it's demanding that I slow down. It's not in my DNA. But I'm trying. So this weekend we spend some time with the new trailer at the Lake of the Ozarks. We had to pull over off the freeway because of torrential rains that tried to stop us. Or maybe we just got stuck in a rainstorm. When we got to the RV site, the road to our reserved site had been washed out. So we were re-assigned a spot. Then our hot water heater wouldn't work. The next morning, we were without power due to storms during the night. We almost gave up and came home. But we persevered. We got out the generator.

Cover reveal

SANTA PUPPY, the third Tourist Trap novella was super fun to write. Jill's trying to solve a mystery that will make one lucky woman's Christmas seem miraculous. And Kensington went all out for the cover... Do you believe in Christmas magic? #LynnCahoon #TouristTrap #TouristTrapMysteries #novella #holidaynovella #SantaPuppy #Christmas

Killer Green Tomatoes - Release post

Killer Green Tomatoes, book 2 of the Farm-to-Fork Mystery series released on Tuesday. And you all exceeded my expectations! Thank you, readers. Having good release numbers matter to my publisher who makes decisions on my future based on these numbers. And I love getting reviews. They help me know that I'm on the right track with my books or if I've jumped the shark. Elle's Book Blog said this..."Her characters just seem to speak to me. They are realistic, relatable, and easy to love." "Everything about this series is totally engaging." - Carol - Goodreads Reviewer "The characters and location are well written and developed." -Sheri - Goodreads Reviewer "So much going on in this book that you

Mid Year report

Happy July! I've taken some time today to go over my progress for the year on my resolutions. What gets measured, gets done. So here's my report. I've written two books and one novella. (I still have two books and two novella to go by end of November.) I've lost about 15 pounds - Depends on the scale I've started a budgeting process I've released four books (or will by Tuesday) What I need to focus on the last half of the year: Continuing the budgeting Working out more consistently. I've been walking most days, but I need to put in my work out 30 minutes. Stay on word count for the books during the week so I can take Sundays off. Exercise, Consistent, Abundance. The Year of Marketing. Thos

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