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Views of the Neighborhood – Gaucho Winery

This is the second post as a result of a day spent with my daughters. We visited two winery locations. This is the second winery visited. El Gaucho Winery in Texas is a social location in Texas for wines made from grapes grown in Mendoza Argentina. The Texas location is meant to feature the Argentian […]

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Linda Bradley, John W. Howell and Gwen Plano and Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the author updates this week with recent reviews from authors on the shelves. The first author to have received recent reviews, is Linda Bradley for Maggie’s Way – Montana Bound Series Book 1 About Maggie’s Way Middle-aged, Maggie Abernathy just wants to recuperate from…

Views of the Neighborhood – Visit to Moon Valley Nurseries

I know the Producer, and I seem to be fixated on nurseries. Last week we had to visit another in the quest for an olive tree and Artichoke Agave. Our landscaper was having a difficult time finding them, so we thought we would help in the search. I hope you enjoy the quest. Here is […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Book Fair McKinney Texas

Today’s neighborhood visit is in McKinney, Texas, which is a four and one half hour drive from my neighborhood. The book fair is sponsored by Texas Authors as part of the Texas Author Book Fair Network.   I decided to stay in an AirB@B in McKinney. It was in the country and very quiet. I loved the […]

For John H.

Originally posted on Andrew Joyce:
I was surprised this morning by a very kind act on the part of Andrew Joyce. He titled a beautiful photo For John H. There could be many John H’s who would love this title but I’m taking it as my own. You know Andrew. He’s the writer’s writer and master craftsmen of words. His […]

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – #Reviews – S.A. Harris, Geoff Le Pard, John W. Howell and Gwen Plano

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the second of the cafe updates this week with recent reviews for authors on the shelves.. the first author is Sally Harris who has recently joined the bookstore with her book Haverscroft. About the Book Kate Keeling leaves all she knows and moves to Haverscroft House in…

Guest Post: Interview by Sergeant Joe Friday

Originally posted on El Space–The Blog of L. Marie:
L. Marie here. A strange man calling himself Sergeant Joe Friday strong-armed me invited me to share this interrogation interview with the awesome John Howell. Enjoy! I’m Sergeant Joe Friday. My partner is Frank Smith and I’m a cop. I was working the day watch in…

Smorgasbord Easter Parade Blog Party – Part Two – Music, dancing, food, Behatted guests and time to drop you links.

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the Smorgasbord Easter Parade part two with more behatted guests, music, dancing, humour and food. And since you have dropped in today.. please don’t leave without leaving the link to your latest post…. or your Amazon link and a little bit about yourself. It is a beautiful…

Featured Blogger, April: John Howell

Originally posted on Art by Rob Goldstein:
This month’s Featured Blogger is John Howell. From John’s profile page:  John writes thriller fiction novels and short stories. His story Cold Night Out won an honorable mention in Writers Digest Popular Fiction contest this year. He also won first place in the Kurt Vonnegut Kilgore Trout novel contest, celebrating…

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Updates #Reviews – John W. Howell, Jane Risdon and Christina Jones and Sue Coletta

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the first of the author updates this week with recent reviews for books on the shelves of the Cafe and Bookstore. The first recent review is for the paranormal thriller The Contract: Between Heaven and Earth by John W. Howell and Gwen Plano. About The Contract The…