Writing

Life at Hedgerose – Chapter Five

Chapter Five Welcome Home     Titus scooped up a handful of earth, rubbing the cool soil between his fingers and then turning his hand over to let it funnel out of his palm, listening to its soft whisper as it fell to the ground.  It was early in the morning and the hot sun on his back still felt…

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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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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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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, Uncategorized

Bound // Blog Tour

  It’s book tour time!  I am so excited for my lovely friend, Victoria – who is releasing her SECOND BOOK this year.   I’m delighted to be apart of her journey in this very small way and participate in promoting a special book called – Bound.     About The Book   Two souls don’t find each other by…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized, Writing

October In A Nutshell – Letting Go Of Old Dreams For New Ones

Once again, I had another rather ‘unproductive’ month.  I mostly played catch up.  But a few key events happened. Tweaked my blog design a smidge.   Went to our libraries massive bi-annual book sale. And yes, I got gobs and gobs of beautiful books. And behold –  the book haul! Three classics – I’m especially pleased with lovely editions of…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

Ruffles and Grace Blog Party – Bookerly Fun – My Top 12 Summer Reads

  ‘HUMS TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX THEME’ I am very privileged to be apart of a blog tour – not just any blog tour – the blog tour of my lovely friend, Victoria Lynn for her lovely blog, Ruffles and Grace – which is now celebrating reaching over 200 subscribers!!  Congratulations, Victoria!!  ‘blows kiss’ And now – onto Bookerly Fun!  A…

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