A World of Learning and Adventure by Kim McMahill

Vacations aren’t just an annual (except for 2020) ritual for me, they’re a passion. Travel has opened up a world of learning and adventure I hadn’t known existed. It has given me the opportunity to see the world, to experience new cultures, and I...

What I Love Most About Writing by Kim McMahill

I am often asked what I love most about writing. That’s a tough question, but I guess I would have to say that writing allows me to escape into a world much more exciting than my day-to-day life and to take readers on outrageous adventures. I started out writing...

The Story behind the Risky Research Series

About six years ago I came up with an idea that I thought would make an awesome romantic suspense series. I named it the Risky Research Series. Nearly every woman I know educates herself about nutrition, exercise, fitness, diets, etc. in order to live a healthier...

A Measure of Madness – Available Today

Welcome Kim McMahill to the blog What do you do when you're not writing? I enjoy gardening, jigsaw puzzles, reading, exploring new cuisine, and spending time with family. I’m also a major travel junkie. My bucket list – anywhere I haven't...

Hello from Judith Rolfs

FABULOUS FEBRUARY THOUGHTS ON FAITH AND FAMILY: Interruptions, we all have them. Some are critical, like our 53-year-old son David’s open heart surgery on Jan. 17. All the world seems to pause when someone we love is critically ill. David barely survived a...

MERRY CHRISTMAS 2020

  I’m remembering these Christmas song words, “A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices.” All of us can identify with a bit of weariness from this past year. How nice to have our hearts warm at the thought of Jesus choosing to come into this...

Christmas with Gay N. Lewis

I had an usual Christmas in Canada. I grew up in Texas, and I’ve never experienced a blizzard in Houston. We have hurricanes, but the blizzard I went through in Canada was terrifying and unforgettable. The white-out was the most amazing phenomenal thing...

Why write a lockdown story?

  Well, the short answer is it seemed like a good idea at the time. It was March, I was standing in a very, very long queue for a supermarket. The sixth in a day, as I was trying to do a week’s shop for my parents and everywhere was running out of stuff...

Sharing a Swedish Christmas

Growing up in a predominantly Catholic, mostly Irish and Italian area outside Chicago, my friends thought my family’s Christmas celebration bizarre. I was blessed to have both parents come from Swedish backgrounds. In fact, my dad’s father had come over in...

Christmas Cookies by Carol James

  My mother had the gift of hospitality. Not only did she enjoy cooking and entertaining, but she excelled at both. One of my favorite possessions is her recipe book. I love looking at the stained pages and wondering how old I was when those markings were made....

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