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Blog signup giveaway today!

I would love my followers to join my blog so today I am offering an autographed copy of one of my books to the fifth person who joins today or tomorrow. Sign up, leave me a comment and I will contact you. If you're already a member, thank you. Leave me a comment as well and I will put your name in a drawing too.

Get a glimpse of Gold in my Pocket below

Come meet Lorna Seilstad Saturday at the Olive Branch

Saturday June 28th Lorna Seilstad and I will be signing our new books at the beautiful Olive Branch gift shop. Lorna writes for Revell. Her new book is "While Love Stirs," and my latest is "Gold in my Pocket- A Gold Rush Diary." Come visit us from 1:00-3:00 at 19278 Conifer Lane in Council Bluffs.

A special note of thanks to Ogden Salon for hosting me Saturday morning and for the lovely ladies of D.A.R. that I met Saturday afternoon. Lunch was delicious and I enjoyed meeting you.

BOOK LAUNCH this Saturday in Council Bluffs!

The wonderful folks at Ogden Salon are hosting me for the official book launch of Gold in my Pocket! Join me from 9-11 at Ogden Salon, 275 W Broadway. There will be books for sale, beautiful photography by Mike Mase and giveaways of my trilogy Frontier Faith to some lucky winners. Please join in the fun!

Laura's Apple Pie recipe here

Readers have asked me to share Laura's famous apple pie from Gold in my Pocket so here it is. Enjoy.

3/4 cup sugar
3 T flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/8 t allspice
6 c sliced peeled apples
pastry for a double crust pie

Combine first six ingredients. Transfer onto a the bottom crust in a pie plate. Place top crust over filling, seal, and flute. Cut four slits in top for steam to escape.Bake in a medium hot oven (about 350 degrees) for 55-60 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. 


Safe from the storm

Thanks for the inquiries but we weathered yesterday's storm with only minor problems. There are a few downed branches and lots of damaged plants but that's nothing compared to people's property in the towns north of us. Again thanks for asking and thank goodness for blue skies today.

Summer's here and that means summer reading

Only a few days of school left and then it's on to my balcony with ice tea and a stack of books. To me that's heaven. If you like action and a bit of history in a fresh setting check out Gold in My Pocket.

Jewell