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July 11, 2021

RECIPE: Brandy-Old Fashioned Sweet

While milk is Wisconsin’s official state beverage, the Brandy Old-Fashioned, Sweet, is its Friday night fish-fry stand-in. Our favorite restaurants in the state that serve them include Norwood Pines in Minocqua, the Lake Beulah Country Club in East Troy, and Smokey’s in Manitowish Waters.  We’ve tested a few recipes over time,

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I could tell you about myself in a bio. I could write paragraphs about who I am, where I live, and where I went to school. But that’s not the most creative method of revealing who I am; novel writers think differently. We aren’t supposed

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Welcome to my blog, the writing space where I share my mystery novel work-in-progress (WIP), writing tips, and my love of my home state, Wisconsin. I’m writing The Backyard Model Mysteries, a series about a retired model who uses her skill at spotting “posers” to

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