Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sitting on the Porch by Pepper Phillips

One of the things that we do in the afternoons is wind down by sitting on the back porch. Sitting and rocking in one of the six rockers that grace the area. I can’t explain how relaxing it is. To … Continue reading

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Reality and Fiction

Since I just returned from a bus tour of Central Europe, I have decided to share with you this exhilarating experience, a marathon visit of Frankfurt, Weimar, Berlin in Germany; Poznan, Warsaw, Jasna Gora, Auschwitz, Krakow, in Poland: Budapest in … Continue reading

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Writing and Retreats

As much as I’d like to have gone to Whidbey Island, WA. or Port Townsend, WA. or Vermont or Connecticut, last week’s writing retreat was good enough. I was close enough to home in case something should come up, but … Continue reading

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The Beachcombers are coming! by Stephanie Queen

 I know–summer’s over and I’m talking beachcombers.  But not really. The Beachcombers is my latest romantic suspense novel, the 4th book in the Scotland Yard Exchange series. Check out the video trailer here: I love writing books about things I … Continue reading

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Small Towns and Humor by Joan Reeves

I love small towns. Because I grew up in a small town, I know a lot about these unique communities — the social structure, the economics, and, most importantly, the people who live in small towns. Favorite Setting A small … Continue reading

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The Magic of Autumn

For me every season has its magic, its beauty, its wonder. Spring gives rise to hope and renewal; beauty springs forth and life blossoms anew. Summer is a time of growth, loving, and taking joy in all the activities warm … Continue reading

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My Sunday Nights in the Highlands

I usually have my blog posts drafted well in advance, but yesterday I was still stuck for something to write about for today’s post. Casting about for ideas, I asked myself, what am I excited about today? The first thing … Continue reading

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