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Key Lime Pie at Festival

Why We NEED To Attend The Key Lime Festival Next Year

Key West holds a Key Lime Festival every year. How did we miss this?! This year it’s July 2-4, 2016… but I wonder if it’s too early to sign up for next year?! As a snowbird, I spend much of the year in Florida, which means I’ve taken my fair share of trips to Key […]

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Hemingway House

How Did Hemingway Get Any Writing Done?!?

I’ve written several times about real life homes of famous authors: Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, to name a couple. But there’s another author who is famous for his home… You know who I’m talking about, right? The home is in Key West, and the writer is Ernest Hemingway. The novelist was born in […]

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Un Lucky Woman

Are You Feeling UnLucky?

Momentum is a powerful thing, isn’t it? Momentum can motivate you to clean the whole house rather than just the kitchen, it can cause a team to lose a game, or it can physically propel one misguided car into another one, setting the stage for a really crappy week. But did you know you have […]

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Cold Case Victim

How a Vacuum Solved a Utah Cold Case

I’ve done a lot of research on the topic of DNA as a mystery and thriller writer, and because of my background as an attorney. Just when you think you know everything a writer needs to know about DNA, you find another fascinating morsel. Let me preface by saying that DNA can be unreliable. In my […]

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Review- Licensed to Thrill 3- Beach Read

Making the Most of Your Beach Reads

If you’re an avid reader, you’re probably familiar with the struggles associated with reading outside. The glare from the sun on the screen of the e-reader, the book’s pages getting wet while you’re floating around the pool, the eye exhaustion from squinting…the list goes on. That’s why it’s not surprising that a Floridian invented Coppertone […]

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Coffee

Do Your Ancestors Determine How You Drink Coffee?

So I read recently that genes determine how you process coffee. Without even glancing at my family tree, I can tell you that my ancestors must have DEVOURED coffee because I’ve got a serious penchant for it. Besides just plain liking or not liking the taste of it, genes determine how we process coffee/caffeine. For […]

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IPPY Award

IPPY Award Goes to… JACK AND JOE!

I’m thrilled to share the news with you that Jack and Joe is officially the winner of an IPPY Award What is an IPPY Award? The 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards are presented to the year’s best titles in independent publishing. Jack and Joe received the Silver Medal in the category of Best Mystery/Thriller eBook. The Independent […]

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Celebrating Reading

Giveaway #3 for Get Caught Reading Month!

Do you love reading so much it makes you want to dance in the streets with a good book? If so, then I hope you’re joining us in celebrating May: National Get Caught Reading Month! We’re giving away a prize on my blog every Saturday this month to celebrate. This week, the prize is any one of […]

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Virtual Plane Tour

Virtual Plane Tours: How Cool is That?!

Okay, so this is really cool. Airbus is using something they’re calling “smart glasses” — they’re more like goggles, really — that allow people to use their mind, eyes, and head to explore new plane models. After strapping on the virtual reality device, the users can move their head to navigate around the plane. And, […]

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Drones

Drones: London Close Call Reveals Dangers

Did you hear the reports last month that a drone hit a plane? The British Airways plane was flying from Geneva to Heathrow, when it reportedly collided with something 1,700 feet in the air 10 miles away from Heathrow. According to The Wall Street Journal, the London Metropolitan Police said they believed the plane hit […]

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