Scary Spring- BlueInk Review In C.A. Hartnell’s first book of a middle-grade series set in the 1950s, 11-year-old Carol Ann is terrified of catching the deadly polio virus—and of getting shots. Carol Ann is familiar with the terrible effects of polio: Some of her family
On a recent trip to Mexico with friends, we cruised on their boat around the Sea of Cortez. One afternoon we anchored off of this lovely beach, one of hundreds in this area. We went ashore to explore and take in the scenery. This particular
It's the unofficial kick off of summer! Kids are out of school, families are planning road trips, and many of us are enjoying the warmer weather throughout the United States. In celebration of this fun season, you can buy all FOUR of my 50s
On Day 6, here’s a really cool old Route 66 roadside attraction, the Leaning Water Tower in Groom, Texas. It leans at 10 degrees and though it looks like it’s leaning on two legs, the secret of the tower is that it’s really a tripod
Las Vegas author C.A. Hartnell is full of stories from her childhood, growing up in El Monte, California, about 15 miles outside of Los Angeles. This year she re-released her four-book children’s series containing stories from her childhood; next she plans on writing a
Day 5 and back on Route 66 doing our road trip through New Mexico in a surprise snowstorm! So from California to New Mexico we’ve gone from sunshine to snow! Things have gotten really wild on Route 66! Snow Day!!!❄️ More Day 5 on our
Hawk’s Ride is a 1937 Ford Slantback with original steel frame and body. It has a 3″ chopped top. The engine is a 350 GM crate motor with a Turbo 350 Transmission, a 10 bolt GM Rear with air ride and a Holly 650 Carburetor. Chicago girl gone West on Route 66!