Writing

ASTOUNDING NEWS: Introducing My New Story!

There’s something you should know.   For some time now, I have been eyeing Wattpad as a possible venue for my writing.  I started following a story on Wattpad, not so much for the story, but to get an idea of how it worked and the type of community that formed there. Honestly, I didn’t much care for the community…

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Writing

The Get To Know Me Tag / Writers Edition

  So I semi-stole this tag from Mary at Sunshine and Scribblings.  She tagged anyone who was wearing socks and wanted to do this tag.  I’m not wearing socks, but I DO want to do this tag, so let’s just call it legit, shall we?   Be warned – I got really, really giphy in this post. :: The Rules :: //…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

Best Reads of 2018 – 1st Quarter

Dark House On The Moss (reread) by Constance Savery five stars From the first sentence, I was instantly swept-away. Constance Savery’s vocabulary, softly rhythmic style, gentle humor and steady pace compare to none!  Twist after twists compels us as we discover more and more of the secrets of the Moss and it’s keepers that are spun like delicate and beautiful webs that…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Reflections on Rooglewood

Image courtesy of Google Images     THE VERY LAST ROOGLEWOOD CONTEST is officially over!!! And I survived that excitement!!  I was literally hyperventilating. shaking and laughing and shrieking from excitement and happiness the night of the 31st as I eagerly watched that amazing group of writers celebrate.  Those writers are such a talented, kind and constructive group – it was…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

March In A Nutshell

 – Premise – Greetings, my lovely citizens! I wasn’t feeling well for most of the month and then I got a cold . . .  Consequently, I didn’t get nearly as much done this month as I would have liked.     But we shall at least endeavor to gather the few scraps of news.  Onto the nutshell!    –…

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Uncategorized

The Spamalot Edition

    I don’t know about you, but I get a TON of spam email on my blog.  Fortunately, my blog is built to withstand the invading hordes, but I’m forever beating off legions of these wretched little spammers, because I tell you, they fight in groups.   While deleting spam after spam – I decided to have a little…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

February In A Nutshell

 Yeah, that’s a completely random picture of a pear blossom on the header because I didn’t really have a feature image for this post because nothing really happened in February.     But, it’s still relevant, because our pear tree DID bloom – poor thing.  We had some unusually warm days and it tricked the blossoms into coming out.  It’s…

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Saturday Night at the Movies

The Period Drama Tag

Hey-howdy my fine citizens!   I have seen this period drama tag floating around the blogosphere for a bit and as I read the various posts, something scary came to my attention. Most of the answers involved things like Jane Austen, When Calls the Heart, and Anne of Green Gables!   Come on guys, we don’t want to scare away…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

January In A Nutshell

WELL HOW ABOUT THAT, I MADE IT.   January is always a bit of a higgledy-piggledy month.  For one thing, I have to get used to dating things with the right year – and just getting into the groove of starting over again, setting new plans, reevaluating old ones and basically preparing for the year ahead. But as always, despite…

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