The real-life version of the “Labor Day Race”

In The Cursed Canoe, Professor Molly Barda’s best friend Emma Nakamura practices with her crew for the “Labor Day Race.” Emma’s big race was Saturday morning. I wasn’t actually planning to attend in person. If I wanted to catch Emma and her crew before they left, I’d have to be down at the water before dawn. … Continue reading The real-life version of the “Labor Day Race”

Truth is Boring

One question that I get is, “Am I in your book?” I can see why people might ask this. The setting is a public university in Hawaii, similar in some ways to my own workplace. The main character is Molly Barda, who teaches in the Mahina State University College of Commerce. I teach at a … Continue reading Truth is Boring

Where everyone has a green thumb

I really did have a lot to learn about gardening. I was not one of those persons gifted with a green thumb. In fact, I seemed to have the opposite of a green thumb, whatever that would be. A red thumb? That didn’t sound right, although green and red opposed each other on the color … Continue reading Where everyone has a green thumb

Where Everyone has a Green Thumb – Guest Post + #Giveaway at Brooke Blogs

Where everyone has a green thumb I really did have a lot to learn about gardening. I was not one of those persons gifted with a green thumb. In fact, I seemed to have the opposite of a green thumb, whatever that would be. A red thumb? That didn’t sound right, although green and red … Continue reading Where Everyone has a Green Thumb – Guest Post + #Giveaway at Brooke Blogs

Interview today on Brooke Blogs

I'm wrapping up my book intro blog tour with a guest post with the marvelous Brooke of Brooke Blogs. Thanks to the amazing Lori at Great Escapes Book Tours and to all of the wonderful bloggers who hosted me! Blog Tour Stops August 5 – Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book – Cozy Wednesday  August 6 … Continue reading Interview today on Brooke Blogs