Welcome!

I’m Victoria Twead, the silly old fool who wrote “Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools”.

Thanks for popping in to my website!  I hope you’ll find your way around easily without tripping over chickens. There’s a place where you’ll find all my books (have I really written that many?) and a section for Your Questions which I’ll try to answer. If you have time to explore, there’s a Free Stuff section, recipes, and tons more including my blog, which I do my best to keep up to date.

I do hope you enjoy your visit.

P.S. I changed the photo to show off Lola, isn't she gorgeous? She forces me to leave the computer sometimes, which has to be good thing. Thanks, Lola!

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