Monthly Archives: July 2008

Taos, New Mexico

Taos PuebloThe legend of Taos Pueblo: The pueblo was founded over a thousand years ago by a great chief who, tracking an eagle, led his people up a swift moving stream to the base of the mountain. The majestic bird … Continue reading

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Where Do Ideas Come From?

Upper left: Saint Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe Square built by Bishop Jean B. Lamy in 1851Upper right: Edna Smith Hiller at the Rio Grand Gorge during our first outing together A Family Story Inspired my book, Fly With The Mourning … Continue reading

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Win books and ring

Juan de Onate, founded the first Spanish colony in New Mexico in 1598. This statue is near Ojo Caliente and honors the governor who was overthrown during the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. Today is the beginning of my blog book … Continue reading

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Updated Schedule for Blog Book Tour

Here’s the updated schedule:July 21 — An Interview with the authorJuly 22 — History of photographyJuly 23 — Writing the Historical fiction/nonfictionJuly 24 — History of Women in PhotographyJuly 25 — A photo array of … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour Schedule

Well friends, it’s finally done. My first blog book tour has reached the point where I can post a schedule. Check it out and join me. Let’s have some fun with this. VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR SET:Remember, this is just like … Continue reading

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Blog Book Tour

Sometimes referred to as a Virtual Book Tour, this handy promotional tool is a godsend for promoting online. It saves running around from town to town, bookstore to bookstore, guzzling gas and wearing down the most athletic author. True this … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Fourth In Style

Our annual family Fourth celebration lit up the skies in the Ozarks. Our grandson, Daniel, put on as close to a commercial show as I’ve seen. But we began around 5:30 with grandson’s band who entertained while everyone gathered. Twelve … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour

Having forgotten to learn the difference between a blog book tour and a virtual book tour, I’m going to use both here. After working for the past few weeks (months) my blog book tour is about ready to launch. I’m … Continue reading

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