Monthly Archives: January 2013

Small Town Genealogy by Pepper Phillips

Our small town library has a genealogy room and quite a few years ago, I started doing my husband’s family tree.  Amazingly I traced his lineage back to 1595.  Mine swam over during the Irish potato famine in the 1850’s. … Continue reading

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I Have Retro Tendencies…(could it be my age?) By Stephanie Queen

I love TV Land, The Beatles, and bell flare bottom pants. If I had a million dollars I would have bid at the recent auction of the Bat Mobile from the 60’s TV show starring Adam West.  Shag carpeting is … Continue reading

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Tennis and Writing

How many of you regularly watch the tennis tournaments? My husband doesn’t take his eyes off the TV for the two weeks of each of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US open. I glance from time to the … Continue reading

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What does a Novel and a Cactus have in common?

What Does a Novel and a Cactus Have in Common? While thumbing through photos on my computer the other day, I ran across this gorgeous shot my son captured. He’d stopped the van he was driving on a hillside in … Continue reading

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True Confession – My First Love

When we met, I was 13 and he was 26. OK, so we didn’t exactly meet. From the cover of Tiger Beat magazine his smoldering gaze met mine and I was hooked. It was 1984 and Duran Duran was at … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Blog that Wasn’t: Living your Bliss: Haggis at RT in 2013!

“My mama told me there’d be days like this…” What she didn’t say was that following your bliss was going to be filled with chaotic days and restless nights fraught with emotion, not all of it good. So what does … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Snow

I love a rainy day, a rainy morning, or even a rainy night. I love to watch a thunderstorm. The beauty of lightning is amazing. But when winter comes and it snows, I’m ecstatic. It’s rather simple. I’m a Yankee. … Continue reading

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