Category Archives: Dialogue

Mabel, do you Think we Should Call the Police or Something?

Hi there, guys and dolls! My alter egos Andrea and Heather have such a fun time writing my Poppy Cove Mysteries for me. Personally, I really like taking the credit and limelight for it. They let me, so it all works … Continue reading

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Sally Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, there goes another month.  Time’s just flying, isn’t it?  Christmas is right around the corner, which also means it’s not too early to don a sprig of mistletoe in the front of your pillbox … Continue reading

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How Do, Elise Hepner?

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Today’s blog I’d like to introduce to you a new friend of mine, Elise Hepner.  For a self-described shy girl, she’s created a wonderfully expressive world to share with us.  Please join me in welcoming … Continue reading

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Patricia Takes 5 With Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Welcome to my latest edition of Take 5.  And what a great one it is!  I have the privilege and honor to share with all of you the musings of one of my favorite writers, … Continue reading

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Oh Good, You’re Not Working Today….

Hi there, guys and dolls!  I’ve decided to let Andrea and Heather take over the blog this week.  They had a fabulous visit on my behalf with the most delightful Blog Talk Radio host on the airwaves, Amy Beth Arkawy.  … Continue reading

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And You Know I Just Love to Hob Nob….

Hi there, guys and dolls!  This week I had the opportunity be a guest on the ever popular and talented Leanne Dyck’s blog.  Or rather the two behind me, Andrea Taylor and Heather Shkuratoff, confabbed all about being me and … Continue reading

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Leslie Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, it’s hard to believe, but I’ve been Taking 5 for a full year now with my Cozy Cat Press fellow authors.  It’s been such a pleasure getting to know my fellow writers as we … Continue reading

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Allen Takes 5 With Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, another month is coming to a close, if you can believe it.  Even though the summer’s flying by faster than mosquitoes and mojitos, I’ve found the time to Take 5 with another of my … Continue reading

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Glen Takes 5 With Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, it’s the last Sunday of the month, time for another edition of Take 5.  I am so happy to say that I found myself in the fine company of an utterly charming and handsome … Continue reading

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