2015 at the Merkels’ house

The line above says “Adventures in Writing and Life.” With this page, our annual Christmas letter, we get into the “Life” part. Dear friends and family at year’s end 2015: You always hear about these things happening to other people. On the morning of May 29, it happened to us. Lorraine had a sharp painContinue reading “2015 at the Merkels’ house”

Let the Gift Giving Begin!

Friday’s  signing event for my books in the St. Louis City Hall rotunda was amazing. I signed books for all kind of people, both city hall employees and people with business at city hall. Meeting people at signing who want to read one of my books is one of my favorite parts of writing.  EspeciallyContinue reading “Let the Gift Giving Begin!”