Week 2 prompt for #52ancestors is a favorite photo. I thought long and hard about what I thought my favorite family photo was. This was a true inner struggle. I first considered photos of my grandparents (either side), (below is Vera and Cecil Dyess together, Vera Dyess ) (I couldn't locate photos of my maternal grandparents… Continue reading Favorite Photo
Over the last few years, I have slowly begun to dive into the genealogy of my family. Years ago, my mother worked an endless number of hours gathering data, researching documents, and joining organizations to learn more about our history. Not just hers or mine but that of our family! I'm blessed to have all… Continue reading Genealogy and Words
Whew, that title is a bit of a mouthful! But yes, it's true! I am holding a contest for anyone to enter to help me create a (non-alcoholic) cocktail drink based on the plants and items in Calastan. You also get to help name it! This drink will be showcased at the Literary Love Savannah… Continue reading Calastan Cocktail Creation Contest
UNESCO International Literacy Day 2017 8th September 2017 The theme for this year is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future” "The world has changed since 1966 – but our determination to provide every woman and man with the skills, capacities, and opportunities to become everything they wish, in dignity and respect, remains as firm as… Continue reading International Literacy Day
Description A chilling prophecy. A child in danger. Following the defeat of the vampire elders, Guardian fire witch Arianna Calin and vampire prince Andreas De Luca are considering moving to his estates in Italy to raise their daughter in its idyllic setting. As if being descended from two powerful witch bloodlines wasn't challenging enough, Rayne… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Embers of Fire from Ally Shields
Eyes are the window to the soul??? Many times I am complimented that I look much younger than I am... That I have beautiful eyes... That I am a strong woman and other nice compliments about my personality. But today I was told that although I looked younger in my face my eyes said that I… Continue reading Eyes are the window to the soul?
Tyler, Texas welcomed all of us authors in with a great big hug and we had a blast. Laura Goff pulled off her first book signing with ease - at least that is how it appeared to us authors. There was no confusion to where our tables were. We were even given a dedicated 'runner'… Continue reading East Texas Book Bash