91
ThelmaC profile image

Thelma Raker Coffone (ThelmaC)

Joined 5 years ago from Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. Last activity 3 days ago.

47

331

338

I am a writer that has written hundreds of non-fiction articles.  I have decided to try my hand in the world of fiction and I'm hard at work on my first novel which takes place in the 1860s in Missouri.

I don't know which I enjoy more, researching for my hubs or writing them.  I write on a variety of subjects but especially enjoy American history, rural America, topics of interest to Veterans and lighthouses. 

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, I published a newsletter for homemakers entitled "Homemaker Headlines".  It featured recipes, household tips and community cookbook reviews. I was fortunate to have subscribers across the United States and Canada.   I plan to continue writing about those topics on my hubs and any other subjects that suit my fancy.

I enjoy trying new recipes, making homemade jelly, genealogy and learning more about Civil War period history.  

I am fortunate to have done some very interesting things in my life.  I worked as a legal secretary, I owned a business for 17 years, I am a very good marksman with an all time high score of 99.9 on the police qualifying range, I was a back up singer for an Elvis impersonator, and I worked with my husband on the air on his morning radio show.  My all time favorite life event was meeting President George W. Bush in the White House Oval Office.

I am a writer living happily in a small Blue Ridge mountain town....just me, my husband and a dog named Boo!

 

 

Show: All
  • All
  • HubPages Tutorials and Community (3)
  • All
  • Family and Parenting (1)
  • Gender and Relationships (1)
  • Holidays and Celebrations (3)
  • HubPages Tutorials and Community (3)
  • Politics and Social Issues (2)
  • Technology (1)
  • Travel and Places (4)
  • All
  • Arts and Design (2)
  • Books, Literature, and Writing (2)
  • Business and Employment (1)
  • Education and Science (2)
  • Entertainment and Media (10)
  • Family and Parenting (2)
  • Food and Cooking (2)
  • Holidays and Celebrations (2)
  • Home (4)
  • Politics and Social Issues (13)
  • Travel and Places (7)
      working