Monthly Archives: August 2011


False Alarm – Chapter 1 Podcast

August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s chapter 1 of my podcast of my novel, False Alarm. You can also download it free on iTunes. I’d love to hear your comments. Kate McCabe, CFO of a San Francisco firm, which manages the affairs of professional athletes, arrives at the office to the athletes already calling for their money. We meet her all-male colleagues at a meeting, where Kate is obviously a fish-out of water. Her boss […]
Dog arrest

August 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our neighbors keep calling the police on our dogs. I wish they’d just knock on our door. Dog arrest has become common, dogs disturbing the peace the crime de jour around here in the Silicon Valley Outback. So John and I are out walking the dogs in the hills on Saturday morning and a police car pulls up real slowly. The pretty female officer rolls down her window and says […]
Daisy and Zar

August 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Check out our dogs new tags. I have our German Shepherds, Daisy and Zar, wearing them because this morning John let them both out in the yard and only one dog came back. We were worried sick. We’re fenced in to keep out the deer and the bobcats and mountain lions (you can see where Los Gatos gets its name, The Cats)—although yesterday my brother saw a bobcat in our […]
The Incompatibles

August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

  I’m working on finishing my new novel, The Incompatibles, which is set where I live in Los Gatos, California, a character in and of itself. I still consider myself a city girl, and Los Gatos feels like the country in many ways, with the cute folksy town with its dusty antique shops, pink toes from grape stomping parties, the post office just off Main Street, where you run into […]