Monthly Archives: January 2012

For the Love of Cats

This  past summer we took in an unusual barn kitty, the part Siamese offspring of a tabby mama.  A tiny runt, Pavel (pronounced Pabel) was half the size of his robust litter mates.   We’re told he was born pink … Continue reading

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“Raindrops are like fairy whispers,” and Other Fairy Quotes & Images

Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the disheveled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame. ~William Butler Yeats, “The Land of … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Snippet from Paranormal Romance Somewhere My Love

Julia huddled in a chair looking strained and vulnerable.  She bore an unsettling resemblance to Ophelia, almost as if Shakespeare had written the lines with her in mind. If only Will could have five minutes alone with her.  He’d sooth … Continue reading

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Author Susan Macatee Shares Her Writing Journey and New Historical Romance

I’m pleased to have my friend and fellow Wild Rose Press author Susan Macatee with me today.  One of the nicest women I know and very talented.  Thank you for sharing your writing and your new story with us, Susan. … Continue reading

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Seriously? The Cost of a Small Latte is too much for an ebook?

The state of ebooks in general and kindles in particular is a turbulent sea these days.  Amazon chummed the waters and authors are in a frenzy giving or practically giving away their hard-won books in an ever-increasing attempt to capture … Continue reading

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‘The sky has finally fallen. Always knew it would,’ & Other Eeyore Observations

“Owl flew past a day or two ago and noticed me. He didn’t actually say anything mind you, but he knew it was me. Very friendly of him, I thought. Encouraging.” ~Eeyore “The old grey donkey, Eeyore stood by himself in … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Snippet from Revolutionary War Romance Enemy of the King

As I mentioned Enemy of the King in my post below on herbs in colonial America, it seems a fitting time to feature this historical romance novel set during the high drama of the American Revolution. ‘1780 South Carolina, spies … Continue reading

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Herbs Of Colonial Williamsburg and Early America

I love old-fashioned gardens, particularly those with herbs.  I grow many of my own heirloom flowers and herbs, even  included a lovely garden in my award-winning  Colonial American romance novel set during the American Revolution entitled Enemy of the King. … Continue reading

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Visit Our Celtic Fling At Coffee Time Romance

If you’d like to win Suspenseful Scottish Time Travel Romance Somewhere My Lass pop into the Celtic Fling Chat at Coffee Time Romance and leave me a comment. (8:00 am–8:00 pm) “Ms. Trissel masterfully blended the past and the present … Continue reading

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For the Love of Roses Quotes and Pics

“You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery *Pics by my daughter Elise This  cold January day makes me yearn for roses, the wonderfully scented varieties that bloom in the garden on … Continue reading

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