Tag Archives: Sherlock

Outrageous Fortune #IndieThursday


Luck. From lucky rabbit’s foot to a horseshoe nailed over the door, symbols of good fortune come in all shapes and sizes and can be anything really. Some are deeply rooted in culture and represent generic or personal beliefs. Some … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Lucky? #WriterWednesday


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. Symbols of good fortune represent generic or personal beliefs and come in all shapes … Continue reading

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Finding fortune in a china cup


I’ve mentioned before that I was once involved with living history. Our odd hobby began in 1984 and we raised our family in it. At one point, from April to October and just about every weekend we participated in living … Continue reading

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Blow ye Winds #MondayBlogs


Before I begin today’s installment of my 2016 Symbol Series, I’d like to share some fantastic news. Madeline Archer, my alter ego  won the coveted Predators & Editors Top 10 Reader’s Poll for Best Author of 2015! Not only that, … Continue reading

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Because I looked for it #FridayReads


“By George!” cried the inspector. “How did you ever see that?” “Because I looked for it.” ~Sherlock Holmes The Adventure of the Dancing Men “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” ~Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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You see, but you do not observe #IndieThursday


“You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.” ~Sherlock Holmes ~ The Boscombe Valley Mystery “You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear.” ~Sherlock Holmes ~ A Scandal in Bohemia As part of … Continue reading

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Elementary, my dear… #WriterWednesday


“By a man’s finger nails, by his coat-sleeve, by his boot, by his trouser knees, by the callosities of his forefinger and thumb, by his expression, by his shirt cuffs — by each of these things a man’s calling is … Continue reading

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