|Location||Moncure, North Carolina, United States|
|Introduction||I write mystery novels, poetry, autobiographical books, reviews and articles. My Hoganvillaea Farm provides about half my food. I sell eggs and figs. My newest book, Grace: A China Diary, 1910-16 came out April 12, 2017. The next Penny Weaver mystery comes out June 1,2017: Political Peaches. Formaldehyde, Rooster (2016, Nuclear Apples? The Third Penny Weaver Mystery, 2016. The Sands of Gower: The First Penny Weaver Mystery (2015), Haw (2016): The Second Penny Weaver Mystery. Killer Frost (2012) and Farm Fresh and Fatal (2013) will be re-published in 2017 This River: An Epic Love Poem came out from Wild Embers Press in 2014. You may order all the books from me, as well as my poetry chapbook Beaver Soul (Finishing Line Press, 2013) and This River:An Epic Love Poem (2014): PO Box 253, Moncure, NC 27559 mysteries cost $16, with postage, $19;Grace costs $28, $30 if mailed. Beaver Soul is $13; $16 if mailed. This River is $15 if picked up, $18 if mailed. My PMZ Poor Woman's Cookbook: Vegetarian Recipes for Survival and Health in the Menopausal and Post-Menopausal Years. $10; $13 if mailed. I hold the copyright to all the material on my blog, which I've written.|
|Interests||writing, reading, farming|
|Favorite Movies||The Horse's Mouth with Alec Guinness|
|Favorite Music||J.S. Bach|
|Favorite Books||Marcel Proust, Homer; Jane Austen, Mystery writers Louise Penny, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Laurie King, Peter Robinson, Cora Harrison, Susan Hill, and many more.|
Please describe how you could take the peel off an apple all in one go:
By paring very carefully around the top and slowly going down and around until done. Difficult.