Independence Day 2022: Are We Free?

The United States is all about freedom. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The Revolutionary War, we know the story, (at least I hope so.) But today, people from both sides of the political spectrum worry their freedoms are being taken away; the left, with the recent Roe vs. Wade decision, and the right, with gun control and Critical Race Theory being taught in public schools.

DM Miller: Who Am I, and Where Have I Been?

Over the past four years, my online presence has significantly decreased, particularly of late. Some have asked me what’s happened, and I wish I had a glamorous answer. Well you see, I’ve...

The Call of the Canyon #BookReview

They say the more the world changes, the more it stays the same. The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey is a testament to that. Published in 1924, in many ways, it is as if it were a story of today's America, apart from a few of the more extreme ideas, which did have me rolling my eyes, only to smile and remember the timeframe of the novel. Still, overall, the main messages of the book stand the test of time.

Margaritas at the Beach House Hotel #BookReview

The Beach House Hotel is a series I've come to rely on as a light, easy read, though it's also touched on women's issues from the very first book. Margaritas, the fifth installment, is particularly current, drawing from both the #MeToo movement and the current push for more normalcy and openness for the LGBTQIA+ community, … Continue reading Margaritas at the Beach House Hotel #BookReview

Christmas in July?

Many authors are currently promoting their books for "Christmas in July." But what about all of the other holidays? Doesn't the season really start much earlier? How about Eid al-Adha, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and THEN Christmas? No, most people don't celebrate ALL of those holidays, but they would if they were … Continue reading Christmas in July?

Ancestry DNA: Why Do the Results Keep Changing?

Are ancestry DNA tests accurate? How can you rely on them when the results keep changing?