Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Holiday Hiatus & a Gift for You!

    PLAY THE MUSIC:  this is Mandatory – millions of screaming monkeys will descend upon you if you don’t hit play.        I’ve decided to take some time off from blogging to enjoy the holidays more thoroughly with my family, like I normally do every year at this time.  I’m going to miss you guys, but I’m…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

November in a Nutshell

    Hello gang!  It’s that time of the month again! The time to wrap up my month in a few choice and witty paragraphs. However, most of my November was spent in a fog.  The whole family came down with a two-week cold.  You know, the kind where breathing is hit-or-miss, soup is a choking hazard and your skull…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

October in a Nutshell

  Like September, I’ve been focusing on trying to take things easy.  Consequently, not a lot interesting happened in October and this will be quite a small post.     But I knew I had to post anyway.  I couldn’t fail you!     Ahem, anyway.  🙂   The nutshell!     – WATCHED –   I’m not going to post…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

The Goose Girl Cometh!

    It’s happening, my dear people! By November, Lord willing, my retelling of The Goose Girl (and the next installment in The Tales of Ambia series) will be RELEASED!   Annnnd . . . it even has a TITLE!           May I introduce to you . . . A Royal Masquerade!     Because this…

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September In A Nutshell

*falls into the room like a dwarf tumbling through Bilbo Baggin’s front door*     Augh, sorry guys!  I’ve been struggling with my health lately and now I’m behind in everything!     I know you’ve been pining away for an update from me.  #justkidding   And so without further excuses – onto the Nutshell!     – WATCHED –  …

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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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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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