― I love this time of year. I love the changing seasons, the colors, the scents, the music, and different activities. I don't pay much attention to all the commercialism of the holiday season. Everyone is trying to make a buck - myself included. Times are tough. ∙ This has been a fantastic year for me as an author, and I have you to thank for that. You've made time in your busy lives and tight budgets to be my friend and buy my books. Publishers have sought me out and keep me moving on the [...].