Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fairy Update from my Wee Niece

Several of you had questions about fairies and their habitats in regards to attracting them to your garden.  I dutifully reported these queries and in response to whether fairies live in Alaska or the desert, Cailin said: Snow Fairies live … Continue reading

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“The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.” ~ Jules Reynard

“Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.” ~ Mark Twain (P. Cuthbert Wiggins, otherwise known as Percy the beloved) “Again … Continue reading

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Rescuing An Orphan Kitten

Excerpt from my award-winning nonfiction book Shenandoah Watercolors: “Elise and I found a bedraggled black kitten in a shadowed corner of the old barn huddled beside an ancient water trough. Manure and hay stuck to its fur and its head … Continue reading

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Fantasy, Mystery, Murder, Romance and Ghosts

I’m having a revival for my first published novel, light paranormal romance Somewhere My love. A few of its more recent reviews: “Wow, A Two Hundred Year Old Murder That Kept Two Lovers Apart…The Perfect “Who Done It” That You … Continue reading

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Old Southern Recipes from Charleston Receipts

A gracious welcome to my stately (virtual) plantation home. I live in an old country farm-house in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, but for now, we’re in the deeper South. Please have a seat in the wicker chairs on the … Continue reading

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Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde and Other Quotes and Images

Ah me!  Love can not be cured by herbs. ~ Ovid Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.  ~Henry David Thoreau We loved with a love that was more than love.  ~Edgar Allan Poe Do … Continue reading

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4 1/2 Stars from Affaire de Coeur for Somewhere My Lass!

“This is a fast‑paced, intriguing story that ended way too soon! This reader is looking forward to more of Ms. Trissel’s remarkable stories.” –Lauren Calder For the full review visit: Affaire de Coeur Story blurb for Somewhere My Lass: Neil … Continue reading

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