Tag Archives: Romance Books

Get the lead out

I’m busier than a North Pole elf today so just a small post here. I think it worth mentioning that today is the anniversary of the 1st ever string of Christmas tree lights. It was created by Thomas Edison in … Continue reading

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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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Fun Day Sunday ~ Krampus!

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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Shooting Stars!

Astronomy is old. Even the name is old. It comes from the Greek and literally means star accounting. People have been looking up at the sky since the dawn of mankind, and people have tried to explain what they were … Continue reading

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