Tag Archives: josephine red dirt and whiskey

Retooling? I’ll retool you…

Big bonus kudos to you if you picked up on the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation reference. 🙂 photo credit: UGArdener via photopin cc     September 1 – farewell Josephine Yep. September 1, 2013, Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey will … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I got tangled up with a Texas woman like Josephine once

Best reader comment I’ve heard in a long time – I had the pleasure of talking to some older men recently about Josephine: Red Dirt & Whiskey and one of the men said “I got tangled up with a Texas woman … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Venture Galleries features Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey

Josephine is featured on Venture Galleries. The title of the feature is “Too Many Secrets,” and also features Breathe by Elena Dillon. Thanks to Caleb Pirtle III! I hope you will click on over and read about both novels there, … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winding Down and Looking Forward

A recap – I published my second novel – Nelson and Cora: The Beginning and my first anthology – Rich Fabric. What did I learn? In the hopes that someone will take something of value from my experiences, I will … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Creatives, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mae – One of my favorite minor characters

My heart belongs to Mae     If you’ve read Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey, then you’ve met Mae. She’s Josephine’s neighbor. Mae is just two years younger than Josephine, but their lives are so different. During the times their … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Josephine Inspired Recipe – Great Depression Cooking – Drying Corn

In rural northeast Texas (the setting for Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey), not much changed in people’s lives during the Great Depression. Most people lived off the land, growing their own gardens, raising crops and farm animals. Clothes were sewn … Continue reading

Posted in Growing Up Southern | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments