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MONTANA BOOK FESTIVAL

Phil is writing a book. He’s doing this one book festival at a time during the slow periods when people are tucked …

THANK YOU, KIRKUS REVIEWS!

Not too many of us get up first thing in the morning wondering what the latest book reviews have to say, but …

NASA HELPS LAUNCH BOOK

Absolutely, if almost unbelievably true, NASA posted an incredible image of Western Australia on the day Jagged Edge of the Sky was released. Karma, …

TIME ACCORDING TO HEGEL

  Launch day arrives. Since Friday, I’ve been  making myself available to chat virtually with my group of early readers. So far …

THE TROUBLE WITH WATCHES

I stopped wearing a watch when I was a nurse. You heard me. A nurse who counts pulses and respirations without a …

INTANGIBLE ROSES

I love keeping track of oddities that pique my attention when I’m travelling, especially if there is wisdom or a note of …

THE IMP OF THANKSGIVING

On my mind tonight is my dear friend Ed McClanahan, much-beloved Kentucky author of such well-regarded books as The Natural Man and O The …

GREAT WISDOM OF THE BODY

Phil and I recently acquired a modern television set. We held off because neither of us is in the habit of replacing things until they’ve …

DECISIVE DAY

Once in a while I have what I’ve come to think of as a destiny day. It’s where things line up—whether it’s …

#BlueMoonLove

The magical second time around. Good for lovers and careers, but not so good for bank robbers. More bank robbers get away with …

SUPERMANIA BOWL RECIPES

  If you’ve read Blue Moon Vegetarian, you know that I tried hard early in my and Phil’s relationship to learn to …

CHERRY POWER BALLS

I’ve been waiting and waiting for the day to come when I could post this recipe. It could not be a more …

CLEARWATER WOMEN

Seven of us. All women. All writers. Spanning the decades. Mothers, daughters, sisters, spouses, grandmothers. All but two strangers to each other. …

SEPTEMBER BOUQUET

I think I go through it every year at this time. I don’t even know what to call it: shutting down, transitioning, …

JOURNEY IMPERFECT

The moment every writer dreads: turning on the computer to your most current project, only to find it missing, gone, vanished into the …

GODDESS OF FERTILITY DAY

March 18 is Goddess of Fertility Day. You remember Aphrodite, I assume, from your high school mythology class. Turns out the favors …

ARE YOU A CHAMPION?

My wonderful and hardworking book manager came up with this great list of things friends and family and fans of Blue Moon Vegetarian can …