Meet Katie, Canine Coworker & Officemate
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Meet Katie, Canine Coworker & Officemate

Katie, a perpetually shedding, half Beagle/half Shiba Inu, is my friend, canine coworker and officemate. She follows me from room to room and stations herself somewhere between the door and me, either to guard or keep me in place. Early…
Lessons Learning — Knowing Now What We Now Know is Okay (Distractions)
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Lessons Learning — Knowing Now What We Now Know is Okay (Distractions)

I know we don’t know what we don’t know. Still, sometimes I wish I had known some of what I’ve learned over the past few years a long time ago, don't you? I allow wistfulness its brief moment but move on to appreciate my lessons—not…
Georgie and Josefina ask, "What Would Luther Say?"
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Georgie and Josefina ask, "What Would Luther Say?"

When baffled by a new subject or problem, Georgie and Josefina respond with, “Let’s ask Luther,” or “What would Luther say?” Whether unexpected or truth the girls hadn’t yet faced, Luther’s guidance and instruction are kind, wise…
Meet Georgie's Peeps: A Peek into a New Novel
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Meet Georgie's Peeps: A Peek into a New Novel

Meet Georgie Jones's peeps, the Ryan and Jones families. Mary, a commercial artist, is mom to Georgie and her sibling units, Bill and Rose. Mom’s parents, Grandpa and Grandma Ryan, have a farm in the country, complete with a goat, where…
BFF Who's a Boy
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BFF Who's a Boy

Shawn Green is Georgie and Josefina’s best-friend-who’s-a-boy and a true cyber geek. He lives with his dad, Derrick, brother Earl, and Aunt Darlene. We often find Shawn hunched over the phone his dad uses to communicate with him when he…
Professor William S. Jones Dad & Professor
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Dad & Professor

William Samuel Jones, Georgie’s dad, is professor of music at the local college as well as weeknight and weekend musician. And, the man can cook. He whips up delectable tasties for Georgie and himself, and later at Andersen Light: A Mystic…
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BFF

  Smart and pretty with a long, dark braid, Josefina Garcia befriends Georgie her first day at the new high school. Fast friends, Josefina offers to show Georgie around school, and later, Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel. New…
New School
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New School

Georgie’s new school is foreign. Obviously, it’s high school, so that’s new. She could get used to the crimson and gray, but what school makes their primary sport dodgeball? Maybe she is the foreigner in this town, born here but still…
Georgie Jonesblog.TanyaDDawson.com
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Georgie Jones

Teen Georgie Jones has recently moved to live with her Dad after her life as she describes it, “tipped over and exploded”. The tipping over has left its mark, but hasn’t shattered her confidence—though she might admit to going over recent…
Not Your Everyday Lightkeeper
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Not Your Everyday Lightkeeper

Luther Andersen’s feet are planted squarely on earth, but his life is far different from the everyday human’s. Outer appearances would have you mistakenly believe he is merely a middle aged lighthouse keeper, yet no lightkeeper is average…