Ramblings and Ruminations

August in a Nutshell

*slides in*  I’m BACK!  I’m late, but I’m back.     I can only assume that you noticed and grieved my absence.     Ahem. 😀  I’m a bit late posting my Nutshell – so let’s dive right into August, shall we? Watched   I’m not going to post everything I watched – just the highlights!   – Escape of…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter Four

Chapter Four Walking On Water And Walking On Eggshells     Titus had known that something was brewing in Folrolf’s mind since before Spring Festival.  His guardian would drift about the house for days, muttering to himself and trailing scraps of parchment—like flotsam in the wake of a receding wave. The paper was covered in strange equations, measurements, and queer,…

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Art, Ramblings and Ruminations

For The Love Of Tintin

Tintin is not a superhero; nor does he possess special powers. He is an ordinary person to whom extraordinary things happen. Curious to a fault, Tintin has been known to follow a story to the ends of the earth, even if this means entering the shadowy worlds of smugglers, jewel thieves, gun runners, tomb robbers and extraordinarily ruthless crime lords!…

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Writing

When Beauty Blooms – Blog Tour

Goodness gracious me – that cover is SO PRETTY. I have something Very Nice to share with you today, people!  I am part of a blog tour for my lovely friend, Victoria Lynn. She has just released a new novelette, When Beauty Blooms.  I can’t wait to share more about the book, an author interview, AND a fabulous giveaway.  Let’s…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

July In A Nutshell

Why, hello there.     First of all, can I lodge an official protest that OVER HALF OF 2018 IS OVER AND I FEEL LIKE THE SUMMER JUST STARTED. #help     Ahem.  But I digress.  This is the monthly wrap up post where I reflect on what happened in the previous month and what I accomplished.  I got quite…

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Writing

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter Three

Chapter Three Twelve Years, Eight Years, Five Years and Four   Spring was doing its best to hurry into summer. The weather was so mild—and Folrolf so completely occupied in a recent project that kept him cooped up in his study—that Titus seized the opportunity of the unusually fair day to go fishing at Rivenstream.             He slipped a package…

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Best Reads of 2018 – 2nd Quarter

You know the drill – I think.   It’s time to talk about what we read today!  Every quarter, I post mini reviews of my favorite reads of the year (so far) and it’s time to share my second quarter of great reads.   So let’s start reading! Mystery of the Gulls Phyllis A. Whitney   One of Phyllis A.…

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June In A Nutshell

Well, look who’s back!     Obviously, this post is incredibly late.  Sorry about that, folks! I was feeling really bad for the last two weeks of June and basically wasn’t working – let alone writing or blogging.  I’m still feeling bad and scrambling to play catch up.  Blogging (and basically everything else) might be a little irregular for a…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

May In A Nutshell

Can anyone tell me what happened to May?  It seemed to pass by me in a blur! I still seem to be at sixes and sevens as I write this – so if it seems a little vague or choppy – my apologies!     As I look at this post, it doesn’t look like I did a whole lot –…

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