Tag Archives: Romance

Flying high


If you have yet to read about the cloud of mayflies in Wisconsin this week, the swarm was large and dense enough to be seen on radar! I can’t even begin to guess the number that all hatched at once. … Continue reading

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An open book


I’ve been trimming my magnum opus, that enormous as-yet-unnamed multi-book work I’ve been writing for nearly a decade now. I set it aside unfinished roughly four years ago to delve into the romance genre. If you’re here for the first … Continue reading

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Pay the piper


I love fairy tales. Even the name evokes a sense of fancy. What are they exactly? Merriam-Webster says this: Fairy Tale: a story involving fantastic forces Well, that opens the field right up! If you come to my blog regularly, … Continue reading

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The profession of hope


      One Saturday several years back, my husband and I went for an early breakfast in town. Coming home down our back-country road, he saw something in his side view mirror. Suddenly pulling over, he said, “You’re going … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday


If you’ve been here before then you know Sundays on my blog are all about wonder and smiles. In honor of mentally kicking back once in a while, Sundays are Fun Days! Each Sunday, visitors will find a fun, interesting, … Continue reading

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A wolf in sheep’s clothing


What does an immortal Native American shaman do when the grave he’s sworn to watch over for all eternity disappears under urban development? This was the thought that popped into my head after stumbling across a campy book at an … Continue reading

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Fiddled while Rome burned


I mentioned the Roman emperor Nero in yesterday’s post. Who doesn’t know the expression Nero fiddled while Rome burned? The statement itself is said to paraphrase Nero’s ineffectual rule from 54 to 68AD. We know about Nero’s life and personality … Continue reading

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I scream you scream


My husband and I took a walk last night.  That crazy polar vortex has us experiencing cooler temperatures than normal for July so the night was quite pleasant. We didn’t walk here, you’d be down a pint of blood or … Continue reading

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Shooting for the moon


Today I’m having a mostly Wordless Wednesday. Forty-five years ago today, the USA launched a Saturn V rocket and on the very tip sat the Apollo 11 crew: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. They were headed to the … Continue reading

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Written in Stone


In yesterday’s post I mentioned the spark that started the French Revolution. Today’s post starts there too. While the sun was setting on the Sun King’s grandson, Louis XVI, a new star was on the rise — Napoleon Bonaparte. With … Continue reading

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