Catherine Leggitt is the author of the cozy mystery novels, "Payne & Misery," The "Dunn Deal,"and "Parrish the Thought." She is also an inspirational speaker presently residing in northern California. During her first career--after raising children and before caring for her aging parents--Catherine worked as an elementary school teacher, where she developed her flair for playacting and storytelling. Struggling with retirement, Catherine needed a distraction. She found it at her keyboard. Read More »
January was a slow month on the farm. It was relaxed and uncluttered, as clean and fresh as the sun glinting off the acres of snow. So on a Friday afternoon, my parents might telephone friends and ask if it was okay for our family to come over after supper.