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Keeping At It

Back from Texas and Southern Califonia. Between the two I sold over sixty books! The last box is dwindling–three left. I was the speaker of the week at the local Rotary Club, also promoted the book at the Mariposa Museum and History Center, though not very many visitors wandered through that day. I have been …

Still Signing Books

Another box of books has arrived at my house and the local book store also has more books. Folks keep coming into his establishment (now upstairs over Pony Expresso coffee house) and asking to buy Charcoal and Chalk. Saturday, February 4th, Willowbridge Books in Oakhurst held a book signing for me and my good friend, …

Awesome Book Signings

It’s been a whirlwind week starting with the December 10th book release party at the Mariposa County Library. Our kids and spouses plus two grandchildren arrived from points north and south to help with the celbration. We all crowded into a corner of the libray along with a multitude of well-wishing friends. I gave a …

Big wind and other big events

Back in Mariposa and the weather has been blustery. Wild winds blew a huge branch off an Oak at the entrance to our drive blocking our exit and traffic on Hilltop. A neighbor kindly chugged his tractor up here and pushed the debris out of the way. Several days later, we learned a towering bull …

Northwest Adventure

Here we are in the great Northwest (Redmond, WA), visiting our son and family. Before and after Thanksgiving dinner, we filled our days checking out other family members–quite a few up here. Daughter-in-law Lisa’s folks recently moved to a fabulous retirement community nearby. My niece Laurie, real estate agent extraordinaire, helped us do a little …