Tag Archives: proverbs

Sneak Peek Sunday!

 It’s Sneak Peek Sunday! Today I’m offering a bit from my unusual, soon-to-be released The Changeling Setting the stage: In a sad turn of events three newborn babies are set on a course unknown. One was taken and a changeling … Continue reading

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So so Busy

Wow was that a whirlwind weekend! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, this humble little bog was absolutely packed with stuff. It was just one of those all events line up on one particular weekend, weekends. 1. I was in the Hot … Continue reading

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OMG Mosquitoes with a capital M

Mosquitoes. OMG mosquitoes with a capital M. I haven’t seen them this bad in several years. The summer was going great. Just last week I was out walking the dogs and thinking what a splendid summer — mild days, prefect … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek Sunday!

It’s Sneak Peek Sunday! Setting the Stage: In this scene, Jason lies beside the sleeping Lanie and remembers the duplicity of his wife. Desiring to return to the world in which he lived, he follows Lanie’s synapses and rides her … Continue reading

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Famous Edits for the 4th of July

Authors, the next time you face edits, know we’re in good company. After  Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence, he sent copies to several close friends. One friend, fellow Virginian Richard Henry Lee took issue with the changes Congress … Continue reading

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Spin those Plates

Take a breath Rose, breathe.  The house is quiet for the first time in a week and a half and I almost don’t know what to do with myself. Who’s been sick, who’s been in the hospital, what old friend … Continue reading

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Give a Man Enough Rope…

My recent posts have been all about colloquialisms and proverbs —  those creative additions to the tapestry of thoughts, insights, and cultural input that make up our speech. Axioms, idioms, and maxims encapsulate our beliefs and values and are used … Continue reading

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Devil Take the Hindmost

  D&E: Dead men tell no tales * Devil take the hindmost * Discretion is the better part of valor * Distance lends enchantment to the view * Do as I say, not as I do * Do as you … Continue reading

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The Devil you Know

My posts over the last few days (with a break for the Sneak Peek) have been all about colloquialisms and proverbs.  If you’re here for the first time, scroll back to previous posts to find Proverbs, Americanisms, Nautical, Biblical, and … Continue reading

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A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

Growing up in a household with few books, I have no memory of ever being read to. No one in the family recalls teaching me how to read, but I started kindergarten knowing how and was bored to tears by … Continue reading

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