China: Cultural Differences And Etiquette

By Kristy McCaffrey     The symbolic dragon is more serpentine in nature within China.   Three years ago, I accompanied my husband to China on a business trip, along with two

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Free The Writer And Beware Of Monkey Mind

By Kristy McCaffrey While not everyone is set on writing the next great novel, we all want to tell our stories. A wonderful book to help get you started, or to reignite a passion that may have become

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Cowboy Casanova Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Cowboy Casanova Giveaway Hop! Author Lily Graison is hosting a blog hop from February 12th – 16th. www.lilygraison.com What you could win! Two winners will each receive an e-copy

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Interesting Facts About Our Solar System And Beyond

By Kristy McCaffrey While I love to write romance novels, my background is actually in science. I know what you’re thinking—one day I must write a love story involving a female scientist. Yes, it’s

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The Enchanted Forest, Skiing With My Daughter, and Fun

By Kristy McCaffrey  Elizabeth and Hannah, always having fun. During our recent family ski trip to Telluride, Colorado, I had the opportunity, on the last day of our vacation, to hang out with

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Living In The Moment

  By Kristy McCaffrey   “People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience

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A Brand New Historical Western Romance!!

By Kristy McCaffrey I'm happy to share my new release, now available in print and digital. Into The Land Of Shadows is a historical western romance with a brooding hero and a spunky heroine. Ethan

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My First Half-Marathon (or Hanging Out With Wild Woman)

By Kristy McCaffrey “Bone by bone, hair by hair, Wild Woman comes back. Through night dreams, through events half understood and half remembered…” ~ Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories

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An Italian Holiday

By Kristy McCaffrey “Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” ~ Charles M. Schulz My mother, my sister and I went on an Italian holiday in October, just the three of

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The Odd, The Strange And The Macabre

By Kristy McCaffrey In honor of Halloween… There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than human cells, according to Carolyn Bohach, a microbiologist at the University of Idaho. Despite

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Adventures With Scorpions

By Kristy McCaffrey I live in the Arizona desert north of Phoenix and we have an abundance of scorpions. I liken them to roaches—they’re everywhere, impervious to environment changes, and plain creepy

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Facts About Arizona

By Kristy McCaffrey   Some interesting facts about my native Arizona.   Arizona is the 6th largest state in the U.S. Arizona has more mountainous country than Switzerland. Arizona has more sunshine

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Why Starbucks Is So Successful

By Kristy McCaffrey This statement is, of course, redundant—people love coffee and Starbucks does it right. I’m certain I can’t give any insight that many of you don’t already know. But a recent

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College-Bound Children and Hiking

By Kristy McCaffrey When my two boys were young, they frequently used the word “pathway” to describe a direction they wanted to go. It was an unusual description for them to utter since my husband

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Find Your Path, Find Your Purpose

By Kristy McCaffrey “The job of the wayfinder, whether an ancient oracle or a modern scientific theorist, is to reach beyond current human knowledge into the realm of the unimagined and bring back something

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