Bread Making


This is only my 3rd loaf, and it turned out great. Using a bread pan meant I was able to cut the bread into sandwich slices.
Do you like to bake bread? 
Do you have a go to recipe?

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Ocean’s Dagger Available on Amazon

Ocean's Dagger Available on Amazon

An orphaned boy, uncontrollable magic, and a destiny to recover a nation’s honor.

Ren survived life at an orphanage, but the world taught him some harsh lessons.

His aspiration to become a sorcerer looked brighter, until he found himself in a crate. With his magic unreliable, Ren must learn to rely on others.

But, in a world of thieves and cutthroats, how will he see the truth behind their masks?

Will Ren learn to master his mind, control his magic, and follow his destiny?

Or will his naivety doom him and the world?


Ocean’s Dagger is the second book in the Chronicles of the Seventh Realm, a bite-sized epic fantasy series. Ren may be the “chosen one”, but Chronicles of the Seventh Realm is a sprawling series of characters with many tales to explore. This is the second book of Ren’s Tale. You can start at the beginning with Orphan’s Price.

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Author Sick Days

Author Sick Days

Fun fact about being an author, or self employed in general, there are no paid sick days.

As I’m sure many of you are dealing with, February is a month of illness. Perhaps it’s just where I live, but I feel this flu season has been especially severe, with many in our community suffering from one sickness or another. While I’ve personally done an excellent job fighting off illness—keeping my immune system strong by taking extra vitamin C, drinking nearly a gallon of water per day, and sleeping at least 9 hours per night—my girlfriend and daughter have not been as lucky.

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