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
It's been a little while since I have posted a book review and I must say this is a wonderful book to start the new year off with! Another 5 butterfly creation for the impressionable youth! Robinson has created The Dragon Grammar Book for kids that is fun, interactive, and easy to understand. Every aspect… Continue reading The Dragon Grammar Book by Diane Mae Robinson
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
As you may have seen in a previous post, Azure Fire Publishing (AFP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit literary publisher that I am proud to sit on the board for as well will be getting a publishing contract through. We are dedicated to inspiring literacy through fantasy and science-fiction writing challenges and publications. But we would… Continue reading Smile and Inspire!
I bet you read that title and was thinking "What in the world is she even saying?" 🙂 It's okay, that is the exact sort of confusion I wanted to convey? Ok, who is they and why do they expect anything? Here is a short poem I wrote as a teen to get us started...… Continue reading What they expect
With today being May 1, I thought I'd ask what summer plans do you have? Or winter, depending on the part of the world you are in! For me, I have two author signings I will be attending this month and then a nice lull until August. I am pretty excited because this Saturday I… Continue reading Plans
Well, America - a new president-elect has been named and this country has lost its mind. Okay, we are NOT all going to be happy, obviously or only one person would've gotten votes! But come on, why digress and turn back our society so much. Here is what I have to say about it: … Continue reading Imperfections