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Native Horses

Native Americans originally traveled by shanks ponies–or on foot. Natives obtained their first horses from Spanish explorers in 1540. Some of those original horses escaped and turned wild and are now coined Mustangs. The first horse used by Natives, now having its own registry, is the American Indian Horse. Its ancestry consists of Spanish Barb, […]

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Hannah's Journey

Girl In The Storm

It’s a party and you’re invited! HANNAH’S JOURNEY is coming to stores and e-retailers October 1. Join Carmen on Tuesday, October 3rd at 5:00-7:00 (Pacific Standard Time) for a racin’ good time celebrating the book’s release. All you have to do is hop onto Facebook during those hours and post a few comments to enter the drawings!  […]

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The Speckled Fish People

 Hannah’s Journey Book Launch is a month away! Planning is moving from a walk to a trot. A fast, long trot.  And you are the first to get all sneak peaks! The next several posts will deal with food, Native culture, horses and more that appear in Hannah’s Journey. The Speckled Fish People Today the […]

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A Good Read: Marnie

Marnie: Pendleton Petticoats––Book 4   I recently had the pleasure to get to know author Shanna Hatfield. We connected at the Wildhorse Casino in Pendleton, OR as my husband attended a weeklong conference and I tagged along. Following lunch at the casino, Shanna and I headed to the Pendleton Wool Mill for a tour and […]

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Inspiration

How does God inspire you? Through music or a daily message? Through humans or animals? I’m inspired by my American Paint Horse. I love all things horse. Bucks Superwind was the inspiration of the stallion in my Heart Trilogy named Sampson. When I have a hurried day, when nothing seems to be going my way, […]

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Craft Fairs: Fun or Folly for Authors?

Craft Fairs Fun or Folly for Authors? What a craft fair! This past weekend I was a vendor at my high school Craft Fair. Go Bears! I haven’t been back since I graduated in 1983. But then again, I went to the old school and now there stands a gorgeous new school, which was surely […]

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