GONE BUT NOT DEAD, A SHORT STORY BY MARGARET AND STEVEN MENDEL

October 23, 2015
GONE BUT NOT DEAD, A SHORT STORY BY MARGARET AND STEVEN MENDEL

Steven and I have written and published a short story together. It’s called GONE BUT NOT DEAD and appears in IMITATIONFRUIT.COM.  

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I HAVE A SHORT STORY IN KINGS RIVER LIFE

October 17, 2015
I HAVE A SHORT STORY IN KINGS RIVER LIFE

Halloween is approaching. So, in line with this spooky season I have published a haunting short story on Kings River Life Magazine. Click here to read the story.

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TODAY MARILYN MEREDITH IS A VISITING BLOGGER ON AUTHORS / ARTISTS

September 30, 2015
TODAY MARILYN MEREDITH IS A VISITING BLOGGER ON AUTHORS / ARTISTS

Marilyn Meredith now lives in the foothills of the Southern Sierra, about 1000 feet lower than Tempe’s Bear Creek, but much resembles the fictional town and surroundings. She has nearly 40 books published, mostly mysteries. Besides writing, she loves to give presentations to writers’ groups. She’s on the board of the Public Safety Writers...

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VISITING THE WEST COAST

September 11, 2015
VISITING THE WEST COAST

The first week in September we traveled to Seattle for an overdue visit with family. Instead of going to a hotel we decided to make our accommodations through AirBnB, a website for people in the private sector to list, find and rent lodging. We selected the areas we were interested in staying. Dozens of possibilities popped...

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A LOVE OF WATER

August 30, 2015
A LOVE OF WATER

One of the requirements for where I live is that I not be landlocked. I cannot swim. I get nervous when I’m in water above my waist. I’m fearful of snorkeling. I easily get seasick when I’m on a boat. All that considered I really must live within a close proximity to large bodies of water....

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JUST ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

July 29, 2015
JUST ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

It was a perfect weekend to visit a friend who lives in Rockaway Beach, Queens. She didn’t live here in October 2012 when Superstorm Sandy, a category 3 hurricane, hit this beach community. The storm did major damage to Cuba and the Bahamas before traveling up the Atlantic coastline of the US. The high tide...

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POMPEII

July 22, 2015
POMPEII

In the early afternoon of August 24th 79 AD an unusual cloud hung over Mt. Vesuvius. We know this because, Pliny The Younger, an 18 year old and one of a handful of people who survived the devastating eruption of this infamous volcano, later wrote about his experience.Pliny The Younger: “Let us leave the...

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