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Happy 2023!

Happy 2023! This year instead of resolutions, I’m simply striving to return to normal…or at least a version of normal that I can recognize. I’ve been playing “catch-up” for too long. Haven’t the last few years felt like we had no choice but to “wing it?” My hope for all of us is [ CLICK to Read More ]

Happy 2023!2023-02-07T13:56:44-06:00

Three Christmas Classics That Almost Weren’t | Alex Kava

A Christmas Carol, It’s A Wonderful Life, and Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. They’ve become synonymous with Christmas, but did you know they almost didn’t happen? A Christmas Carol In 1843, Charles Dickens already enjoyed literary success with several novels, including Oliver Twist. But sales were slowing, and his recent, Martin Chuzzlewit was [ CLICK to Read More ]

Three Christmas Classics That Almost Weren’t | Alex Kava2023-01-21T14:57:47-06:00

Hello Holidays!

I hope your holiday season is off to a great start. I’m watching our first snowfall as I write this. Actually, it’s a pathetic attempt at snow. Maggie hardly has enough to roll in. Her roll could be a dog’s version of a snow angel, except she dives in face-first. At least the [ CLICK to Read More ]

Hello Holidays!2022-12-05T14:14:34-06:00

Augusts Newsletter: And enjoying the colors!

, HAPPY NATIONAL DOG DAY! (Enjoy your time with your pups!) Okay, I can’t be the only person (who’s not a student) who LOVES this time of year for the Back-to-School supplies. I stock up on my favorites: Pentel pens, giant activity pads, Post-Its, Highlighters and Sharpies. For years I’ve been buying Five [ CLICK to Read More ]

Augusts Newsletter: And enjoying the colors!2022-10-14T10:54:46-06:00

Alfred Hitchcock and a Waitress Named Rita

AS FEATURED ON ROGUEWOMENWRITERS.COM 4/7/2022 by Alex Kava I’ve always been a fan of classic movies. “Sorry, Wrong Number,” “Gaslight,” “Rear Window.” Talk about building suspense. The classics definitely knew how to do it. I’m a visual writer, so I need a scene to play out in my mind before I can put [ CLICK to Read More ]

Alfred Hitchcock and a Waitress Named Rita2022-05-25T15:20:03-06:00

April 2022 News

My seed packets are stacked and waiting for me along with my garden boots. Somehow spring has come even though it doesn’t look like spring. The crocuses and daffodils are only starting to peek out of the ground. Even the Westies are bored. Today, (Thursday, April 7th) as I write this, there are [ CLICK to Read More ]

April 2022 News2022-05-25T15:05:12-06:00

February 2022 News

I hope you new year is off to a great start. Birthday Boy, FINN turns one on February 13th It’s been warm and dry here. Finn’s first experience with snow was only a few inches. He wasn’t impressed with it. We’ve been busy. I haven’t had a book come out at this time [ CLICK to Read More ]

February 2022 News2022-05-25T15:06:27-06:00
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