Writing

The Joy of A Royal Masquerade

The photo shoot wasn’t going as perfectly as I had hoped.  Due to a scheduling conflict, I was setting up my props during the brightest point of the day instead of the golden hour.  The ground was soggy from yesterday’s rain and soaking through my picnic blanket.  I was hot and flustered after running in and out of the house…

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Lifestyle

The Smashing & Dashing 2018 Character Awards #Book Tag

I’m stealing this tag from my dear friend and fellow blogger, Katie, who stole it from Cait.  Now, it’s my turn to swipe it!     Ze Rules.  (even pirates follow a code, dudes)   nominate characters to fill each category from books read in 2018  (does not have to be published in 2018, just read in 2018) link back to Cait’s…

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Lifestyle

Best Reads Of 2018 – 3rd and 4th Quarter

I originally wasn’t going to do this post.  I was so behind and would be posting this so late . . . well, it would be pretty lame. However, one of my followers said on a recent survey that they would like to see more about the books I’ve been reading lately, so I changed my mind.  I MUST MAKE…

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Lifestyle

January in a Nutshell

This might possibly be one of the shortest Nutshells I have ever written because so little happened in January.     But it wasn’t by choice.  Starting around New Year’s Day, I had a bug so nasty I dubbed it Zurg.  That way, when the sickness left I could quote Toy Story.   *grins*  Not sure what it was, but…

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