Category Archives: Life in a 24/7 World

Blogs about me and my life

See My Guest Blog – Fountain of Inspiration

I am guest blogging today at Katherine Givens website. Katherine is a member of the Romance Writers of America and Romance Writers of America PRO. She has two novellas, one already released and another upcoming.  In Her Dreams (Harlequin Australia’s Escape … Continue reading

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Distracted by Gwyneth Paltrow

I was researching squash recipes the other day instead of writing when I fell into a rabbit hole. Not literally, but a headline “The 12 Most Ridiculous Things Gwyneth Paltrow Has Ever Said” got me going down an internet path that took … Continue reading

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Why Girls Like Horses

If you are a regular reader of this blog or (even better) a regular reader of Mari Manning, you know that I am working on a series of romantic suspense novels that take place in Texas. The book I am … Continue reading

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Big News!!!!

You know how much I enjoy studies that tell us things we already know. The journal Sex Roles (I’m not kidding) has published a study that “confirms” that “men really do look at women’s bodies more than their faces.” I am … Continue reading

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Don “Milisav” Juan Goes Viral

Originally I was going to save this story for my “most fascintating people of 2013” list, but I am not sure this man is fascinating. However, he tops my list of “crazy like a fox” personalities, and he most deservedly … Continue reading

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Are You Washing Your Clothes Wrong?

Washing clothes is not very romantic. However if you were to fall in love, and if one thing were to lead to another, you might find yourself washing other people’s clothes in your very own washer and dryer. Such is the … Continue reading

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Love in the Office

I came across an “original” survey about office romance, and since I work in a office about 50 hours a week and write romance, I immediately dove in. Like many surveys, there is little here that is going to blow you … Continue reading

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