Monthly Archives: March 2012

I Have A Cheap Fairy Godmother

I got a bunny buck. For those of you ‘not from around here,’  bunny bucks are the vouchers awarded to faithful patrons of a local grocery store. In the weeks preceding Easter, customers receive bunny bucks based on purchases. When you … Continue reading

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Cinderella Lied

According to my four-year old granddaughter Emma.  I’ve never heard that take  before.  But she’s an unusual little girl.  So I’m in my writing cave–the couch with my laptop and fur babies–when Emma appears, as she does when weary of … Continue reading

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Inspiring Pinterest Pins

From 42 Moving Pinterest Pins for Language Lovers: Because I love great quotes, I’ve been asked to bring this excellent post to your attention, which I’m glad to do as it includes some of my favorite authors!  Pinterest is a … Continue reading

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“The Best Way Out Is Always Through.”~ Robert Frost & Other Inspiration

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” ~John Muir “We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.” ~Winston Churchill “Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name … Continue reading

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To Pinterest or Not to Pinterest

Despite the controversy over possible copyright infringement with users repinning  other artists’s or photographer’s work, Pinterest remains extremely popular.  While mindful of the warnings, I have not yet deleted my account, but am keeping a watchful eye on the situation. … Continue reading

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What Can Kill Can Cure–Or Kill–Poisons & Caroline Clemmon’s Historical Romance

Thanks to Beth for inviting me to her beautiful blog. We all recognize that Beth is an expert on herbs and flowers, and I thoroughly enjoy her blogs and classes. Many of my books feature healing with herbs, which is … Continue reading

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For Duck Lovers

An excerpt from my nonfiction book about gardening and country life, Shenandoah Watercolors, available at Amazon in kindle and print with lovely images of the valley and mountains. (*A 2012 EPIC eBook Finalist) ~When the world was new and I was young, … Continue reading

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March Came in Like A Lamb, is Still a Lamb…

“Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.”  ~Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke This normally precarious, wildly unsettled month is unbelievably mild. … Continue reading

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Out in Print–My Book About Gardening & Country Life!

At long last Shenandoah Watercolors is out in print!   My talented daughter Elise labored hours and hours to design the layout and incorporate her and my mom, Pat Churchman, and husband Dennis’s beautiful photographs of the Shenandoah Valley and mountains.  Also … Continue reading

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New Sweet Saturday Snippet From My Short Historical Romance

From The Lady and the Warrior~ May, 1783, the Virginia Frontier, the Allegheny Mountains A woman?  Stopping along the foggy trail, Zane Cameron fingered the long strands of light brown hair fluttering from a patch of briers. Nearby, he spotted … Continue reading

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