Leaving Winter Behind

My home is in Michigan, a beautiful state surrounded by water–the Great Lakes, inland lakes, rivers, streams, creeks and waterfalls. You can visit vast metropolitan cities, small towns, farmland, national forests, rocky coasts or sandy beaches, many lighthouses, and sand dunes. But in winter you are surrounded by snow and cold temperatures. My mailbox that […]

Visit Owosso, MI, the setting for Lilac Circle Series, And One Of Its Stores With A Sense Of Humor

Steve Laube’s Fun Friday introduced a Disney-type promo shows a novel view of the magic of a store in Owosso, Michigan (store 2772), the location of my next novel series, Lilac Circle. Owosso is a unique small town filled with interesting events, places and people. Lilac Circle is a cul-de-sac street made up of a variety of […]

Learning Through Adversity

My husband and I love to travel. We’ve enjoyed many foreign countries and also many beautiful and interesting places in the United States. For the past few years, one of our favorite places is Sedona, Arizona, where we enjoy part of the winter in a townhouse we rent. We golf, hike, visit the many amazing […]

The Season Of Giving – Gail Gaymer Martin

When Christmas comes around, no matter our faith or religious beliefs, people become more generous. Christmas is a time of giving and helping others who are not as fortunate as ourselves. Thanks to Agent Steve Laube for sharing this video a while ago. It touched me enough to want to share it as a Christmas blessing […]

Book Alert – A Way To Be In The Know

Everyone likes to know when a deal is available. If you love antiques, you are intrigued by yard and estate sales. If you’re a fan of steaks, you fly to the grocers who have great steak sale. If you love to buy clothing or shoes, guess what you look for. 20% and 30% off. The […]

A Romantic Suspense Christmas Novel – Finding Christmas by Gail Gaymer Martin

Christmas novels are among readers favorites, and this novel will grab readers who love romance and suspense.  Finding Christmas is back again, now as an eBook. When I conceived this novel, set in the real Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe settled around the amazing Lake Saint Claire, I didn’t realize how much work it would be […]

Two Sweet Romances Live Again – Gail Gaymer Martin

Years ago when I first started writing, my excitement was bigger than my senses. The Love Inspired line (with three books a month) couldn’t keep me busy, and so I asked for ideas on what other lines I might write. At that time, Silhouette Romance was a popular line, sweet but without faith content. Excited about […]

Metro Detroit Concerts of the Detroit Lutheran Singers

The Detroit Lutheran Singers begin our 2014-2015 choral season with another exciting line up for the year ahead. Under the direction of Christopher Hall, who in his third season as director, we begin our 48th year of promotion excellence in sacred choral music. Following the premiere of commissioned anthem Cor Mundum Crea Me by K. […]

The Value Of Thank You

Thank you can come in many forms from words, to attitude, to assistance, to flowers. But the real question is what is the value of a thank you. “Thank you” is easily tossed into the air as two words or even one if it’s “Thanks.” But the attitude and behavior that follows is also important. Employees […]

Christmas: Moments To Remember

Most of us are too young to remember these wonderful old days, but our grandmothers or great grandmothers will. These were the times of small towns, community, and people caring for people. At Christmas it meant chopping down a Christmas tree and decorating it with many homemade ornaments, such as: stringed popcorn or cranberries, adorned […]