All posts for the month April, 2015

When “Internet Friends” Become Real

As I mentioned in a previous post, a week ago I met an “internet friend” for the first time, picking her up from the airport with her two daughters and taking her home for a week with us. It is a mind-blowing and surreal thing when you meet someone you’ve known for years, but only […]

Link to Chadwick Chronicles Chapter 2

If you’re following the Chadwick Chronicles, Chapter Two is up at Parker J. Cole’s blog! If this is the first you’ve heard of our serial “hot potato story,” here is a recap list of all the links for you. Character Intros Bea Brightbolt the sneaky gnome Princess Y’manya the dragon egg guardian Thrush Vonsel the […]

Simmer Starters – April 24, 2015

Simmer Starters for the week! Inventories of War: Soldiers’ Kit from 1066 to 2014 (The Telegraph) – I love this so much: the gradual progression of technology, the tiny keepsakes, the evolving uniforms and styles, and the tiny details like a spoon for meals or a prayer book.  Now I want to create a “spread” of […]

Guest Post: RJ Conte on Romance in Fiction

This week I am enjoying another long awaited joy! My very good friend, RJ Conte, has come to stay at my house with her two little girls (who are about the same age as my oldest two kids).  We met on Facebook through a mutual friend about 6 years ago, and this week was the […]

Link to Chadwick Chronicles Chapter 1

If you’re following the Chadwick Chronicles, Chapter One is up at H.L. Burke’s blog! If this is the first you’ve heard of our serial “hot potato story,” here is a recap list of all the links for you. Character Intros Bea Brightbolt the sneaky gnome Princess Y’manya the dragon egg guardian Thrush Vonsel the traveling […]