Novel PASTimes: Are you dating anyone?
Charlene: Nobody right now. But I am sweet on Jubilee Springs sheriff – Jim Hawkins
Novel PASTimes: What person do you most admire?
Charlene: My father, Amos and the sheriff
Novel PASTimes: Overall outlook on life?
Charlene: Go for your dream or it just won’t happen
Novel PASTimes: Do you like yourself?
Charlene: Not at first, but once I got out from under Aunt Lucretia’s thumb, I have learned to like myself.
Novel PASTimes: What, if anything, would you like to change about your life?
Charlene: I want to be married and have a family of my own
Novel PASTimes: How are you viewed by others?
Charlene: Everybody likes me
Novel PASTimes: Quick facts
Parents: Amos and Kathleen Lehman
Places lived: Burlington, Iowa – Fulton, Mssouri – Jubilee Springs, CO
Jobs: Clerk for the Misouri School of the Deaf
Friends: Earl and Bessie Janney and their son, Donald in Missouri. In Jubilee Springs – Josephine Jacobs and many of the town folks
Enemies: Aunt Lucretia
Physical appearance: Thin, but shapely, pretty, average height
Eyes: Very light blue
Hair: Medium blonde, like a wheat field
Voice: Soft, lilting
Right- or left-handed? right
Novel PASTimes: How would you describe yourself?
Charlene: Sometimes stubborn and insecure, I used to be a very untrusting person, but that seems to be changing.
Novel PASTimes: Strongest character trait
Charlene: When I love, I love with all my heart.
Novel PASTimes: How much self-control do you have?
Charlene: I have self control UNTIL I’m pushed beyond a certain point – then look out!
Novel PASTimes: What is your biggest fear?
Charlene: Something will happen to people I care for and I’ll be alone
Novel PASTimes: What do people like best about you?
Charlene: I’m a kind person who will help folks any time I can. I have a good sense of humor and a ready smile.
Novel PASTimes: What makes you angry?
Charlene: People who are cruel or mean spirited
Novel PASTimes: Hopes and dreams?
Charlene: To have a family of my own
Novel PASTimes: What’s the worst thing you have ever done to someone and why?
Charlene: I broke into my Aunt Lucretia’s room and rummaged through her drawers to find money she had stolen from me. It was then I found years worth of letters from my father.
Novel PASTimes: Greatest success?
Charlene: Making enough money to leave my Aunt’s house and go find my father.
Novel PASTimes: What does you care about most in the world?
Charlene: My father and his new wife Josephine. I also care deeply for Jim Hawkins and his daughter.
Novel PASTimes: What do you like best about the other main characters in your book?
Charlene: Jim Hawkins is extremely handsome, though when I first met him he thought I was a gold digger.
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Penny Estelle is a best selling author who writes for all ages, from the early reader to adults. Her books range from pictures books for the little ones, to fantasy. time-travel adventures for ages 9 to 13. She also, under P. A. Estelle, has written adult stories including a family drama and contemporary, paranormal and historical westerns romances.
Penny was a school secretary for 21 years. She and her husband moved to their retirement home in Kingman, AZ, on very rural 54 acres, living on solar and wind only.