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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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Writing

Life At Hedgerose – Chapter 2

Chapter Two The New Housekeeper      Titus only heard brief snatches of the argument between Folrolf and Honey Winstalk—he deliberately clattered pans in the kitchen so as not to hear much of it—but from the bits that he heard, it sounded as if Honey were taunting Folrolf and claiming that he couldn’t do half of the work that women did.  …

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April In A Nutshell

  What happened to April???  Well, I survived it – that much I know.  But as I look back on this month, I wonder why it felt so busy, when it seems I watched an awful lot of TV.  “coughs”  Ah, well – believe it or not – I was busy. And here’s why! – Reading –   I read…

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Life At Hedgerose – Chapter 1

Chapter One Leaks, Fireworks and Dragon Eggs Titus blinked hazily and rolled over in his bed, warm, content and comfortably tired. He heard the faint, fat tapping of a bee fuzzily thumping into his window and he sat up and brushed back the curtain with the tips of his fingers, looking out through panes slightly frosty from the coolness of…

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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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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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