Category Archives: Historical

Happy Easter!

For those who celebrate, have a Happy and Blessed Easter! I’ll be hosting Easter dinner for family and friends today, and baked ham and mashed sweet potatoes are on the menu. What is your Easter dinner menu? Please share your … Continue reading

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The Chirema of Arezzo MFRWAuthor

I learn a lot when I tutor. This ancient bronze statue was the topic of a student’s most recent essay.  I think he might have an appearance in my demon series! The Chimera of Arezzo,  an Etruscan sculpture, survived from … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

For those who celebrate, Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. Palm branches symbolized goodness and victory in ancient civilizations. It also marks the beginning of Holy Week, which ends on Easter Sunday. Do … Continue reading

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Do You Have Cabin Fever?

Many people complain about cabin fever in the cold winter months. So, I looked up the definition: “Cabin fever is a term for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group ends up in an isolated or … Continue reading

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Ghost Town in Georgia, Part 2

  The town is named after Robert Augustus Toombs. This U.S. congressman was secretary of state for the Confederacy There he evaded Union soldiers. At one time  600 people lived there. Toomsboro was chartered in 1904. In the early 1950s, … Continue reading

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A Ghost Town in Georgia

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Merry Christmas! Watch for Sale!

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/101492   The Gift is on sale for $1.50 until Jan. 1, 2018! On Edna Mae’s 40th birthday she buried her controlling father and lost her virginity in a one night stand with a stranger she never expected to see … Continue reading

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Lamb’s Wool, an old-fashioned Christmas Beverage (and a giveaway)

It’s the Christmas season, so once again I’m trotting out my lamb’s wool blog. But the giveaway is new, and if that’s what you’re here for, feel free to scroll to the bottom. But really, you should try drinking lamb’s … Continue reading

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Teaser: Love at First Dance

Here’s a teaser from the second of my novellas in Once Upon a Christmas Kiss. (There are two: The Reluctant Seductress and Love at First Dance, and because they are closely connected, they are together as a duet under the … Continue reading

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The Christmas Knot is free!

My ghostly Regency novella, The Christmas Knot, is free on Amazon from today through Saturday. Widowed and destitute, Edwina White takes a position as governess in a haunted house. She’s so desperate that she’ll take anything, and besides, she doesn’t … Continue reading

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