Tag Archives: Exquisite Quills

Reach Out & Touch Someone

As mentioned yesterday, my husband and I are building a vintage postcard scrapbook — one postcard at a time. The album covers 100 years from 1860 to 1960 and is far from filled. In the spirit of the season, from … Continue reading

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Free ~The Exquisite Quills Holiday Anthology Vol 2!

I’m happy to announce the release of a second collection of holiday short stories written by the Exquisite Quills authors and friends ~ The Exquisite Quills Holiday Anthology Vol 2. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/498109 Both collections are free in several formats on Smashwords, … Continue reading

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Time heals all wounds

If you stopped by yesterday, you’ll know my sweet old dog has passed away. I’ll be gone for a few days while my heart adjusts to her absence. In the meantime there’s always great blogging on Romance Books ‘4’ Us. … Continue reading

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Sunrises & Shadows

I saw a breathtaking sunrise yesterday. It was so full of flaming color, I could never do it justice with my simple camera, so I just stood at the window and watched. All the while I was thinking, uh oh. … Continue reading

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Luck of the Draw

As part of my symbol series, I’m delving into the interesting and curious symbols of luck and fortune. Today ~ cards. I like cards. My parents played pinochle and poker with their family and friends, their pots of coffee at hand … Continue reading

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Slings & Arrows of Outrageous Fortune

What does that title mean anyway? Shakespeare coined it. Personally, I’ve always associated that bit from Hamlet with luck. Good luck, bad luck, you can’t prevent luck from happening so go with the flow. Luck. From lucky rabbit’s foot to … Continue reading

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Luck Symbols & Hump Day Happenings

Who hasn’t heard of luck charms? Mention a rabbit’s foot or a horseshoe nailed over the door and our minds make an immediate association to luck. These symbols of good fortune come in all shapes and sizes, are made of … Continue reading

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The Tempest in the Teacup

Brrrrr…… Is it cold. The added wind chill here took an already cold night and knocked it down to -50. This morning’s climb to -30 is a heatwave by comparison. This farm house is so drafty, I’ve just set up … Continue reading

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Ambassadors of sentiment

Few people in history actually define an era or period. Napoleon did briefly. I’d say the regnal eras, those dynastic periods defined by the reign of a king or queen, are the ones that seem to stick. Eras defined as … Continue reading

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Funday Happenings

That’s not a typo. 😀 To have one less mentally busy day and still have a good time on this blog, I’ve decided Sundays will be all about wonder and smiles. In honor of mentally kicking back once in a … Continue reading

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