Author Archives: ~RoseAnderson

About ~RoseAnderson

Rose is multi-published award-winning author and dilettante who loves great conversation and discovering interesting things to weave into stories. She lives with her family and small menagerie amid oak groves and prairie in the rolling glacial hills of the upper Midwest.

When the frost has wrought a silence


On a lone winter evening, when the frost has wrought a silence. ~John Keats If you pay attention to your circadian rhythm, you’ll notice something tonight. The sun will set a bit early and morning will come a bit late … Continue reading

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On the Grimm side


I love fairytales. Beauty and the Beast and Tam Lin are my absolute favorites. My work in progress is an adult spin on Tam Lin. Some day I might actually finish it. Ha. When my muse returns perhaps. Grief derailed … Continue reading

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Cats & Winter with George


We had a warm spell that inspired portions of my pussy willows and lilacs to bud. Not good. Those false springs really knock the trees and shrubs for a loop. I’d prefer my seasons come in an orderly fashion and … Continue reading

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Through the Golden Door


Today is International Migrants Day. On this day in 1990, the United Nations General Assembly set the date aside to acknowledge immigration as being a key part of the society we live in. I’ve mentioned before that my husband has … Continue reading

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Saturnalia & the Lord of Misrule


Happy Saturnalia! According to Catullus, Roman poet and consummate scribbler of any thought that popped into his head, Saturnalia was the absolute best time of the year. For one, this happy celebration lasted a week. Two, various roles specific to … Continue reading

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Sweet words are like honey


To My Dear and Loving Husband If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee. If ever wife was happy in a man, Compare with me, ye women, if you can. I … Continue reading

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Ratified~


Ratification ~ from the Latin ratus =fixed and facere =to make In 1789 when Thomas Jefferson was living in Paris as the U.S. ambassador to France, he became concerned that the relatively new Constitution consisted of few plain-spoken guarantees of … Continue reading

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