Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Smallest Turtle In The World

What is the Smallest Turtle in the World?.  If I am not mistaken, Lil Dude, when he first came to me, was this small.  Now he is bigger and, according firmly to my husband, “Some kind of special spoiled.”  This … Continue reading

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Cute Turtles, Naps, and MMOs

Today has been a day of “bits”.  I did a bit of calling – making important phone calls, scheduling rides and other appointments, etc. I did a bit of napping.  Naps are very good. There was also a bit of … Continue reading

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Special Halloween Post: The Forgotten Victorian Novelist Who Outsold Dickens

Interesting Literature As the nights are beginning to draw in and Halloween approaches, how about something to make the flesh creep and send a shiver down the spine? Charles Dickens was a master of the macabre, whether it’s in his … Continue reading

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Five Fascinating Facts about Dylan Thomas

KMGN: It is fascinating to discover new things about authors/poets/writers. Interesting Literature 1. Dylan Thomas was born exactly 100 years ago today, in Swansea. His middle name was Marlais, which was a nod to his great-uncle, William Thomas, who was … Continue reading

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Fall Into Fantasy Tour

Originally posted on Books and Such:
Welcome to the Fall Into Fantasy Tour, where we are keeping your mind off any end-of-summer blues and welcoming the cooler weather by introducing you to some incredible fantasy reads to curl up with…

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Thursday Saint – Saint James the Just

Saint James the Just is the brother of Jesus Christ.  His father is Joseph by a previous marriage.  In some icons portraying the flight into Egypt there is a young man leading the donkey the Virgin Mary is sitting on … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wednesday

I am a little late with posting today, but I am happy to report it is NOT due to pain or illness.  Nope.  Today has been an excellent day and I am feeling all the way up to 80% of … Continue reading

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“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”-Nelson Mandela

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Resources from the Community: Tips From Three Writers

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
November is a busy month of blogging and writing, especially for participants in challenges like NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo. To get you excited for next month, here are bits of advice from three bloggers on WordPress.com: Fill your…

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A Native American Turtle Story

The Painted TurtleThere was a chief, and he had a fine-looking girl. There was a painted turtle, and he fell in love with the chief’s daughter. But he could not come to see her or get to speak to her, … Continue reading

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