A Journal Entry in The Gifted

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Do you like to e-read? Well, maybe you’re like me and enjoy the physical feel of the book in your hands better, but then sometimes an attractive price will convince me to read on my iPad. Especially if it’s a book I’ve heard about or an author I want to give a try. That’s what the publishers are hoping when …

Shaker Sayings – Hands to Work Hearts to God

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I’ve reached into my blog archives again tonight with a reworked post of Shaker sayings. The Innocent on e-book sale has me thinking Shakers and it is Shaker Wednesday or was when I posted this. 🙂 Every week on my Facebook author’s page, I do “Shaker Wednesday” where I hunt up some bit of Shaker history or maybe a picture …

Kissing and Telling – A Romance Author’s Bread and Butter

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“What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.” (Robert Herrick) Romance – what would life be without it? And what would romance be without a kiss? Here’s some rules for kissing from the early nineteen hundreds with a reason for a smile when you read to the end of the …

Surprised by Icicles

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Are those the magic fairy wands glistening on the trees or only winter icicles that I see? (Anonymous) I took a break from trying to flesh out a new story idea yesterday and went walking. Walking is a good time for thinking. You see everything around you, but you don’t have to really think about how you’re moving your feet …

Every Book Can be a Gift

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Each day provides its own gifts. ~Marcus Aurelius One of the daily or weekly gifts I receive are the comments you leave here and on my Facebook author’s page. It’s fun getting to know you and I really enjoy when you share stories from your lives. Take Joye’s comment on my blizzard post Sunday about her dad having to crawl …

One Thin Dime and Other Treasures

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I’m sure you’ve heard people say they don’t have “a dime to their name.” Or that some things are a “dime a dozen.” Or it’s “not worth a dime.” You can be absolutely sure they weren’t talking about this dime. Take a good look at this beauty and then take another look. It’s worth it. I’m not a coin collector, but this story …

Love at First Sight, Gifts, and Other Blogging Trails

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Nine more days to take part in my Celebration giveaways. Either on my website at the The Gifted Contest Page (prizes shown there) or at Fresh Fiction and have a chance to win a lovely journal and pen. The picture of the basket and my book The Believer is the second prize in my website contest. The basket is a one-of-a-kind …