A Golden Moment

Our world is changing rapidly as the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, and well laid plans are being altered each day. One of the most significant “changed plans” is the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The fact that seven years of planning has been put aside for the good of society further highlights how truly… Continue reading A Golden Moment


Real Life is Stranger Than Fiction

I imagine your Real Life is stranger than fiction right now, living in the time of the Coronavirus. I’ll do my best to return to regularly scheduled Hallmark In Real Life programming in the coming weeks (as I think we will all need the respite from our new sheltered realities), but before I do, I… Continue reading Real Life is Stranger Than Fiction

Fan Mail, Uncategorized

I Won My Second Blogger Award

I’m humbled to share that I was nominated for my second Blogger Recognition Award by Sally Silverscreen from the blog 18 Cinema Lane. I think it’s wonderful that the blogosphere is so supportive and offers this virtual recognition as a way to give each other internet high-fives and introduce readers to new blogs. Sally writes… Continue reading I Won My Second Blogger Award

Hallmark Publishing, Uncategorized

Book Review of A Simple Wedding by Leigh Duncan

While Country Hearts by Cindi Madsen introduced readers to the wonderful town of Haven Lake (see previous post here), Hallmark Publishing’s newest title, A Simple Wedding by Leigh Duncan, being released on March 10, 2020, welcomes readers into the community of Heart’s Landing where brides come to enjoy their perfect wedding. An hour outside historic… Continue reading Book Review of A Simple Wedding by Leigh Duncan


London Calling

In Real Life, my boss has been knighted by the Queen of England, but I have never met royalty…only knights and lords. Despite what Hallmark movies portray, when you travel to European countries (real ones, not make-believe ones like Calpurnia from Hallmark’s A Royal Winter), princes do not magically bump into you while sightseeing. But… Continue reading London Calling