I love popular fiction. I also love the classics: Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Shakespeare (my favorite is Hamlet). I even like the occasional Hemingway. But it’s been years–and no, I’m not going to tell you how many–since I’ve read anything literary, so when I saw this challenge on My [...]
Archive for February, 2009
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I have hidden talents that you would never know by looking at me. I wish that I could say I have a black belt in karate or something equally as cool, but no. I can pinch with my toes. I probably have the strongest toes in history. I use them to pick up stuff when [...]
These Great Blue Herons are a common sight down here along the coast. They’re funny birds. They love fish. When my kids were little they used to love to play chase with them down the beach. It was hilarious…the birds with their long-legged strut and the little ones toddling behind, their giggles carrying back on [...]
“And I’ll have to rewrite that paragraph…”
Things I love about my honey…
he stops at the grocery store on his way home from work
he encourages me to follow my dreams
he takes the kids to school
he’s still sexy after nearly twenty years together
we’re a team
he’s absolutely trustworthy
he works incredibly hard to provide a great life for our family
I knew he was the kind [...]
4 1/2 stars!
PERFECT TARGET is a gripping romantic suspense story that will keep you on the edge. Stephanie Newton’s characters are made for each other. Bayley is a non-victim kind of gal and Cruse is a born protector. Even the tropical Florida setting lends to the romance and thrill of the story. Début author Stephanie [...]
So far today I have cleaned out the refrigerator, emptied the dishwasher, pulled the sheets off the bed and done forty-two loads of laundry. Now it all has to be put back where it belongs…after I reach my page count for the day, which at this rate might be midnight tonight.
The temp was a cool sixty degrees on my walk this morning. My characters had a long conversation in my head and we decided we need to have more walks by the ocean to figure out their plot since their story takes place in a beachside town. It has nothing to do with this [...]
Yesterday, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when we heard a song that we hadn’t heard in a while and instantly we were thrown back in time to the summer we moved here. Even though we love where we live, that first summer was excruciating, and both of us nearly cried [...]