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HOMESICK FOR MY 2ND HOME by Shannon Taylor Vannatter
6/12/2020 10:20:00 PM by: Patti Shene

FEATURED BOOK:  The Cowboy’s Missing Memory

AUTHOR:  Shannon Taylor Vannatter

PUBLISHER:  Love Inspired

GENRE:  Contemporary Romance

SERIES OR STAND ALONE:  Book 2 in the Hill Country Cowboys series

(each book stands alone)

TARGET AGE:  teens to grandmothers

 

 

 

I AM HONORED TO BE A PARTICIPANT IN AUTHOR SHANNON TAYLOR VANNATTER’S BLOG TOUR! SHANNON SHARES HER LOVE FOR HER SECOND HOME IN TEXAS HILL COUNTRY.

 

 

 

SHANNON IS OFFERING A GIVEAWAY! SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

 

 

 

HOMESICK FOR MY 2ND HOME

 

 

 

by

 

 

 

Shannon Taylor Vannatter

 

 

 

Thirty-five years ago, I married a Texan. An air force brat, he’d lived all over the world including Guam and by the time we met, he’d lived in Arkansas for most of his life. But he was born in Texas and his dad still lived there. Shortly after our first wedding anniversary, I made my first visit to Texas Hill Country.

 

 

 

 

At that time, my father-in-law was a pastor and they lived in a parsonage. I went to the Alamo, floated the river walk, ate at the Towers of the Americas and got the worst sunburn of my life. But not on my nose. I slathered sun block there since it was usually the only thing that burned. As a result, I had the whitest nose you’ve ever seen in the middle of a lobster face.

 

 

 

 

The next time we visited, my husband’s father was still a pastor, but he and his wife were back on the family ranch. Wide open spaces, dotted with squatty, twisted live oaks, and a river on the back of the property. I fell in love with the ranch where I’ve picked silky lambs ear, droopy Mexican Hat wildflowers, and avoided prickly pear.

 

 

 

 

We’ve visited every few years since, even though my father-in-law passed in 2008. In the last 18 years, our lives have been ruled by the school year. We’ve visited during spring break, summer, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Our son loves the ranch as much as I do. Somehow, I’ve never seen the bluebonnets that bloom from March to April, even though we went during spring break at least once.

 

 

 

 

We always get homemade bread and preserves from The Apple Store and make a point to eat at the Old Spanish Trail known as OST. Once I started writing Texas cowboy books, I’ve based the ranch in eight of my books on my favorite ranch. My characters make the stops I’ve made and eat where I have and wade in the river I’ve taken a dip in. In the last several years, we’ve incorporated several research trips to Aubrey, the Fort Worth Stockyards, and Corpus Christi in with our visits.

 

 

 

 

Our last trip was a year and a half ago. We’re getting the itch to return. It’s past bluebonnet season now, but since school no longer determines our time off, maybe next year we’ll choose spring for our trek. I plan to make a run to Surfside Beach on the way also. I’ve read it has the best shelling in Texas and I’m thinking it might make a good setting for a new series someday soon.

 

 

 

 

My Hill Country Cowboys series is set in Medina, where my 2nd home is and features my favorite ranch. My July release, The Cowboy’s Missing Memory has made me even more homesick for a visit.

 

 

 

Is there somewhere you consider your second home that you long to visit more often? Answer to get in the drawing and follow my blog tour for more chances to win.

 

 

 

Blurb for The Cowboy’s Missing Memory

Can he reclaim his past…and build a future?

He needs to remember.

She’s his best hope…

After a rodeo accident took away Clint Rawlins’s mobility and two years’ worth of memories, occupational therapist Lexie Parker is his only shot at recovering and regaining independence. Lexie is drawn to Clint…but she’s wary of the amnesiac’s all-too-vulnerable feelings. And with the possibility of him returning to his dangerous bull-riding side job, she refuses to risk her heart. But resisting her charming patient may be harder than she expected…

(Available in Walmart mid-June through mid-July)

The Cowboy’s Missing Memory - Amazon

The Cowboy’s Missing Memory – Christian Book

 

 

 

GIVEAWAY INFO:  I’m giving away five copies of The Cowboy’s Missing Memory and five copies of my Western Collection two in one with Jill Lynn – Counting on the Cowboy and Her Texas Cowboy will be split among commenters. Winner’s will be revealed on Shannon’s Blog on July 15th.

 

Follow my blog tour to enter:

June 2: Jennifer Heeren’s Blog:  https://jenniferheeren.com/blog/

June 11: Joy Avery Melville’s Blog: https://www.journeystojoy.net/

June 13: Patti Shene’s Blog: https://pattishene.com/pattisporch

June 25: Laurie Wood’s Blog: https://www.lauriewoodauthor.com/author-my-blog

June 25: Reading is My Superpower Blog: https://readingismysuperpower.org

June 30: Catherine Castle’s Blog: https://catherinecastle1.wordpress.com/blog/

July 3: Inkslinger Blog: https://shannontaylorvannatter.com/inkslinger-blog/

July 6: Amy Anguish’s Blog: https://abitofanguish.weebly.com/blog

July 7: Inkslinger Blog: https://shannontaylorvannatter.com/inkslinger-blog/

July 10: Linda Rondeau’s Blog: https://lindarondeau.com/snarksensibility

 

 

 

Award winning author Shannon Taylor Vannatter writes contemporary Christian cowboy romance and has over a dozen published titles. A romance reader since her teens, she hopes to entertain Christian women and plant seeds in the non-believer’s heart as she demonstrates that love doesn’t conquer all—Jesus does.

She gleans fodder for her fiction in rural Arkansas where she spent her teenage summers working the concession stand with her rodeo announcing dad and married a Texan who morphed into a pastor. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with her husband and son, flea marketing, and doing craft projects.

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Comments

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/26/2020 11:43:36 AM

I love the beach, Robin. I don't want to swim in it though. I'm fond of chlorine and NOT fond of sharks. I love shelling though.

Robin Weiss From Raleigh, NC At 6/26/2020 6:29:56 AM

No real second home for me, although if someone would give me a beach front cottage somewhere, I think I'd be quite content. ;) My sister lives in Fort Worth & it is a beautiful area, she loves it there.

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Robin. Thank you for stopping by and joining the discussion. I grew up on the south shore of Long Island in NY and spent a lot of time with relatives on Fire Island. I know what you mean about the beach. I still miss the pound of the surf and the moonlight on the water.

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/24/2020 2:13:10 PM

Texas Hill Country is a beautiful and friendly place, Gail. I'm not surprised at all. I hope you get to go to England one day.

Gail Kittleson From Iowa At 6/21/2020 2:29:34 PM

Would you believe I am researching TX hill country right now? Learned a tidbit from your sharing, Shannon. My "place" is England...b/c of my WWII addiction, that's where homesickness comes in, if I can call it that, since I've never lived there, just visited. Hope it counts!

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Gail. Thank you for stopping by and joining in the discussion. I definitely thing homesickness for places we have visited counts! Blessings on this Sunday!

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/20/2020 6:01:43 PM

Thanks Sonja. Glad you stopped in.

Sonja From UT At 6/20/2020 10:29:50 AM

Very nice blog and post!

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Sonja. Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment for Shannon. Blessings!

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/19/2020 1:51:18 PM

Hey Jenny, I guess you'll just have to go to FL or vacation. But at least in OK, they're closer to you.

Jenny McLeod Carlisl From Benton, Arkansas At 6/18/2020 10:48:32 PM

Our second son moved to Orlando, FL in 2007. He met and married his wife, and they welcomed three babies there. We managed to visit often, and we began to feel like locals rather than tourists. Now, they live in oklahoma. But, what about Florida? :(

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Jenny. Thank you for stopping by and sharing with us. I have relatives in Florida but have never been there.

Shannon Vannatter From Arkansas At 6/16/2020 12:35:14 PM

Hey Becky, I lived in Indiana when I was a baby. And then in Illinois from about 2 to 7. We've never gone back to visit there, but I still remember our neighbors and school friends there.

Becky M Van Vleet From Colorado At 6/15/2020 12:27:20 PM

Hi Shannon! I lived in Indiana the first forty years of my life. But now I'm in Colorado and I love where I am. But my Indiana roots still call out to me and I look forward to visits, especially if it's during apple cider time. I wish you the best with the tours!

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Becky. Thank you for joining in the conversation. I feel like you, living here in Colorado with a NY upbringing. Sometimes I miss the ocean and I definitely miss the snow in the Adirondacks!

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/14/2020 3:39:25 PM

Bluebonnets. My spell check is going crazy. Won't even let me spell my name right.

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/14/2020 3:37:25 PM

Hey Maryann. We're talking about going in September this year. Maybe next year for the blubells.

Maryann From New York At 6/14/2020 12:08:37 PM

I consider Texas my second home. We lived there for four years and our youngest son was born there. You will love seeing the bluebonnets. I would love to visit there again someday.

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Maryann. Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts about the state of Texas with us. I have visited but never lived there. It is a great state in so many ways! Blessings.

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/13/2020 5:17:39 PM

Thanks for stopping in Shelia.

Shannon Taylor Vanna From Arkansas At 6/13/2020 5:16:22 PM

Hi Trixi. I love visiting family. I've been on very few vacations just for fun. We usually go somewhere to visit family.

Shannon Taylor atter From AR At 6/13/2020 5:14:33 PM

Hey Kathy. I lived in a suburb of Atlanta when I was a kid. I love visiting there too. I have cousins and lots of childhood friends there.

Kathy From Colorado At 6/13/2020 5:02:19 PM

I have many 2nd homes I love! We've lived in Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma and now Colorado, and I've loved all of them! I love the sunsets in Oklahoma, the bluebonnets in Texas, and Missouri's many family friendly places to visit. Of course the mountains here in Colorado are spectacular! I still mis

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Kathy. Sounds like you have experienced many lovely places and that they are all dear to you for one reason or another. Thank you for stopping by and sharing with us.

Trixi From Oregon At 6/13/2020 4:16:45 PM

My home away from home is spending time at my sister-in-law 's house whenever I can get away! She lives four hours from me so it's always a treat to visit for a few days. Thank you for the giveaway chance to win a copy of Shannon's book!

Reply by: Patti Shene

Hi Trixi. Thank you for stopping by and contributing to the conversation. I hope you get to visit your "home away from home" frequently!

Shelia Hall From Amory, MS At 6/13/2020 3:42:37 PM

Where is the entry form to enter for the books?

Reply by: Patti Shene

HI Sheila. Thank you for stopping by. All you need to do to be entered into the drawing for the books is to leave a comment. Since you left a comment here, you are already entered. Also, don't forget to leave a comment on the other blogs listed in the blog tour to increase your chances of winning! Thank you!

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8/4/2017 1:47:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CHRISTINA LORENZEN
7/28/2017 10:10:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CYNTHIA ROEMER
7/21/2017 11:30:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JENNA BRANDT
7/15/2017 1:15:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR KRIS VALDEZ
7/8/2017 2:42:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ELLE E. KAY
7/1/2017 1:14:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR REGINA RUDD MERRICK
6/24/2017 12:45:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR LEE CARVER
6/16/2017 11:45:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR KIMBERLY ROSE JOHNSON
6/9/2017 12:15:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JULIE ARDUINI
6/3/2017 8:30:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JOHNNIE ALEXANDER
5/27/2017 1:14:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR VALERIE COMER
5/20/2017 7:00:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JODIE WOLFE
5/13/2017 3:00:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR DELIA LATHAM
5/6/2017 1:10:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR DEANNA KLINGEL
4/29/2017 1:00:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JENNA VICTORIA
4/21/2017 11:20:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

THE SMALL MIRACLES
4/17/2017 11:35:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR TAMERA RAFT
4/1/2017 9:46:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR SUSAN PAGE DAVIS
3/25/2017 12:55:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ALEXIS A. GORING
3/10/2017 10:40:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

THE HIGH CALLING OF MOTHERHOOD BLOG TOUR!
3/8/2017 3:00:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR SUE BARR
3/4/2017 11:10:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR KIMBERLY ROSE JOHNSON
2/25/2017  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ROBIN PATCHEN
2/18/2017 11:05:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JUNE FOSTER
2/11/2017 12:30:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR PATRICIA BRADLEY
2/4/2017 2:43:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR GAIL KITTLESON
1/29/2017 11:11:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR LILLIAN DUNCAN
1/21/2017 3:20:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR MARY L. BALL
1/14/2017 12:50:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR VALERIE COMER
1/7/2017 12:50:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JOI COPELAND
12/17/2016 11:00:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR TERRI WELDON
12/9/2016 10:15:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR LEEANN BETTS
12/2/2016 9:39:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR RENEE BLARE
11/5/2016 5:45:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JO HUDDLESTON
10/29/2016 9:45:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CLEO LAMPOS
10/14/2016 10:00:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR KELLY KLEPFER
10/1/2016 5:09:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ANGELA D. MEYER
9/16/2016 1:03:00 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR DONNA SCHLACHTER
9/3/2016 1:56:03 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHEN GOD SAYS "NO!"
8/22/2016 12:39:59 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR GAIL PALLOTTA
8/13/2016 6:12:58 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JAMES CALLAN
8/6/2016 12:19:38 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CAROLE BROWN
7/29/2016 10:27:52 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CHRISTINE LINDSAY
6/3/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR LEANN BETTS
5/20/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Manners Are Golden ~ What the Bible Says by Nike Chillemi
5/7/2016 12:27:37 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR DIANE KALAS
4/16/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR TANYA EAVENSON
4/1/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JENNIFER SLATTERY
3/18/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JODIE WOLFE
3/4/2016 10:22:23 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR KARIN BEERY
2/24/2016 11:00:18 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ANGELA RUTH STRONG
2/6/2016 12:49:04 AM  by: Patti Shene

REVIEW OF SNOW OUT OF SEASON BY CHRISTY BRUNKE
1/29/2016 11:52:52 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ELAINE STOCK
1/16/2016 12:57:46 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR GAIL PALLOTTA
1/2/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

IS CHRISTMAS REALLY OVER?
12/26/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ANE MULLIGAN
12/13/2015 4:00:04 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ANE MULLIGAN
12/13/2015 3:51:47 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR BROOKE COX
11/29/2015 4:17:05 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR H L WEGLEY
11/6/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PERSPECTIVE
11/1/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JO HUDDLESTON
10/23/2015 11:28:03 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR SALLY CHAMBERS
10/16/2015 10:21:11 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR TERESA POLLARD
10/9/2015 11:37:57 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR GAIL KITTLESON
10/3/2015 5:04:45 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR PAULA MOWERY
9/11/2015 10:39:52 PM  by: Patti Shene

LIFE AFTER LIFE BY JUNE FOSTER
8/22/2015 10:18:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

INTRODUCING A NEW BLOGGING COMMUNITY
8/9/2015 11:24:30 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR SUSAN ANNE MASON
7/24/2015 11:37:04 PM  by: Patti Shene

WHY WE WAIT
7/11/2015 10:51:21 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR MISTY BELLER
6/27/2015 10:51:06 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ELIZABETH MADDREY
6/13/2015 1:32:20 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR DONNA DOUGLAS
5/22/2015 10:51:09 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JO HUDDLESTON
5/9/2015 7:57:00 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR LEE CARVER
4/10/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR VALERIE COMER
3/27/2015 11:19:26 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR MARIAN MERRITT
3/14/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR AMBER STOCKTON
2/27/2015 11:00:12 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CONNIE ALMONY
2/14/2015 8:01:40 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JAMES CALLAN
1/24/2015 1:41:32 PM  by: Patti Shene

A MODERN DAY MIRACLE
1/16/2015 10:59:08 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CONNIE PEASE
1/10/2015 7:44:16 PM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART SEVEN
12/27/2014 11:17:48 AM  by: Patti Shene

AUTHOR GINA WELBORN RETURNS
12/20/2014 11:08:16 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR SUSAN ANNE MASON
12/18/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHAT DOES ADVENT MEAN TO YOU?
12/14/2014 3:45:38 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR PEG PHIFER
12/8/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JANET K. BROWN
12/6/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

AUTHOR H. L. WEGLEY WRAPS UP PURE GENIUS SERIES
11/29/2014 12:36:32 PM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART SIX
11/22/2014 6:55:52 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR BILL GARRISON
11/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHAT DO YOU MISS?
11/8/2014 2:41:19 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CAMILLE EIDE
11/1/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART FIVE
10/25/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

DINOSAURS AND THE BIBLE
10/19/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR GINA WELBORN
10/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

POINT TO POINT TO POINT
10/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART FOUR
9/27/2014 9:25:12 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ANE MULLIGAN
9/19/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

BY THE NUMBERS
9/15/2014 2:24:11 PM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR ADA BROWNELL
9/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR JENNIFER SLATTERY
8/30/2014 10:56:45 PM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART THREE
8/23/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR REBECCA DeMARINO
8/16/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

SITTING IDLE
8/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

It's Hot Out Here! by CHERI SWALWELL
8/3/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART TWO
7/26/2014 11:01:15 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR CAROLE BROWN
7/20/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO?
7/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

AUTHOR H. L. WEGLEY RETURNS
7/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART ONE
6/27/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR AVA PENNINGTON
6/20/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

UNEXPECTED ACTS OF KINDNESS
6/16/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

REVIEW OF THREE NON-FICTION BOOKS
6/7/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR RENEE BLARE
5/30/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

SEVEN WAYS TO STRETCH SPIRITUALLY BY ADA BROWNELL
5/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WHEN FINE IS NOT REALLY FINE
4/23/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

MOMMY MEMOIRS BY ANN VAN DE WATER
4/19/2014 5:33:04 PM  by: Patti Shene

PLAY BALL!
4/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

JOE THE DREAMER BY AUTHOR A. B. BROWNELL
4/12/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

ON THE PINEAPPLE EXPRESS BY H. L. WEGLEY
4/4/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

THE THIEF BY STEPHANIE LANDSEM
3/29/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

HUMOR AT THE HOSPITAL
3/26/2014 9:45:22 PM  by: Patti Shene

HEAR NO EVIL BY MARY HAMILTON
3/22/2014 2:39:47 PM  by: Patti Shene

WHEN THE ROAD GETS LONG AND LONELY
3/19/2014 12:56:57 PM  by: Patti Shene

INTRODUCING RYAN'S FATHER BY JUNE FOSTER
3/15/2014 4:19:04 PM  by: Patti Shene

WHERE ARE YOU THE MOST VULNERABLE?
3/13/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

INTERVIEW WITH WRITER BROOKE COX
3/8/2014 11:44:40 AM  by: Patti Shene

Patti's Porch Welcomes Author Rebecca Carey Lyles
3/1/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Flying for Jesus by Lee Carver
2/22/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Putting Out the Fleece by Paula Mowery
2/15/2014 1:02:11 PM  by: Patti Shene

What We Can Learn From the Olympics
2/12/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Hush, Little Baby by Deborah M. Piccurelli
2/8/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Baby, It's Cold Outside!
2/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

A Matter of Perspective
2/1/2014 12:52:05 AM  by: Patti Shene

Introducing The Pure Genius Series by H. L. Wegley
1/25/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Monopoly!
1/21/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

welcome author Cheri Swalwell
1/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

What Did You Mean By That?
1/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Wildlife Video
1/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

My Best Reads of 2013
1/8/2014 1:28:40 AM  by: Patti Shene

The Dumbest Kid in School
1/3/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Good-bye to 2013
1/1/2014 1:35:09 AM  by: Patti Shene

Focusing on What Christmas Really Means
12/22/2013 7:00:40 PM  by: Patti Shene

One Spectacular Christmas Display
12/19/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Where are You Going This Advent Season?
11/29/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Shared Experience
11/24/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Facing the Monster
10/25/2013 12:46:47 AM  by: Patti Shene

Review of Reign by Ginger Garrett
9/27/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

I'll Be Happy When...
5/14/2013 11:49:55 PM  by: Patti Shene

Sing Praises - Whether You Can Sing or Not
5/5/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

I Can't Do This!
5/2/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

BREAKING THE RULES
4/28/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

WELCOME AUTHOR TINA PINSON
4/21/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Vulnerability to Fear
4/17/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Faith and Fear
4/15/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Those Temporary Interruptions
2/21/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Grand Prize Winner at Int'l Wildlife Film Festival
2/7/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Starsongs Giveaway Contest
2/3/2013 2:04:28 AM  by: Patti Shene

Taking Stock
1/30/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Author Janet K Brown
1/26/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Winter - Bah Humbug!
1/22/2013 10:18:37 PM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Author Tanya Eavenson
1/19/2013 10:35:41 AM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Author Margaret Brownley
1/16/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Travel Writing = Nearly Shooting Peacocks
1/12/2013 4:00:39 PM  by: Patti Shene

Water, Water Everywhere - or Maybe Not
1/9/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

The last Day of the Christmas Season
1/5/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Accountability in the Extreme
1/2/2013 12:38:47 AM  by: Patti Shene

The day after Christmas
12/26/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

It's Dec 22nd - And We're Still Here!
12/22/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

The Next Big Thing - Blog Hopping
12/19/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Vanquishing the Christmas Blues by Linda Rondeau
12/15/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Christmas Rayne by Joi Copeland
12/12/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

The Christmas Stalking by Lillian Duncan
12/8/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

News From Nashville & Beyond
12/4/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Author Susan Sleeman offers great advice about wor
11/13/2012 2:10:37 PM  by: Patti Shene

Welcome Home!
11/13/2012 2:00:24 PM  by: Patti Shene

Confessions of a first book editor
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Going Home
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

GPCWC in Restospect
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Vacation in the Adirondacks of New York
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

I am pleased to welcome author Staci Stallings
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Meet Award-Winning Journalist And Author Ada Brownell
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

An Interview with Author Eddie Jones
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene

Nano Day 11 - um - day 1?
11/13/2012 12:00:01 AM  by: Patti Shene