A Rose is a Rose & Mystery 2

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Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. ~Alphonse Karr Well, as old Abe Lincoln once said, you can fool some of the people some of the time, but not all the people all the time or something like that. Let’s just say my first mystery photo was not the most mysterious …

Favorite Flowers and Stories

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Only a few more hours until the midnight deadline for my spring giveaway of the cute little Willow Tree Gardening Angel and books. I’ll contact the winners in a couple of days via e-mail and then announce the winners here on Sunday’s post. It was fun hearing about your favorite flowers and vegetables. I heard about a lot more flowers …

We Have a Winner of the Roses are Red Contest

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Roses are red. Violets are blue. I have so much fun With my giveaways too. I used a Random Number generator online to pick the winner of my Roses are Red Giveaway. I wish I could send you all a prize because you make my contests such fun, but alas, I’m not Bill Gates. I do appreciate you throwing your …

Celebration Prizes and More Flower Stories

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Do you like entering contests? Have you ever won anything? I’m imagining a lot of you shaking your heads. That’s why I have that “never win” drawing in my Celebration Contests. Somebody who says they never win has to be a winner. This time it was Brandy from TX. I’m hoping she doesn’t have neighbors who don’t like wind chimes. …

Roses – the Language of Love and Thanks

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“The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.” Roses, those most romantic of flowers! And so, of course, many of the flower stories you shared with me feature roses.  My husband is a very romantic guy and hardly ever forgets Valentine’s Day or our anniversary. One year he sent me a dozen perfect red …

Be Careful What You Imagine

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Because my book, Angel Sister is fresh off the presses and onto bookstore shelves I’ve been doing some book launches, library speeches and internet interviews with bloggers. I’ve got one up right now with Favorite PASTimes, a blog that focuses on historical fiction and the writers behind the stories. They’ve got quite the line up of authors who make regular …