Connor Larkin is a talented actor who has worked hard to get where he is today. The only problem is, he has lost himself along the way. His wedding day looms ahead to a woman he doesn’t love, he’s deeply in debt, and he’s stuck playing the part of the bad guy who always dies.… Continue reading Book Review: Miramar Bay by Davis Bunn
Ch 21.2 -- That night at dinner, Janine drummed her fingers on the table, wiggled in her chair, and tapped her toes. She picked at her food, but couldn’t seem to eat it. At last Col set down his fork. “Out with it, Janie.” Janine folded her hands in her lap. “You’ve been very kind… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 21.2 — A Time to Leave
What is your favorite New Year's Eve memory? I have quite a few, but one of the earliest is of my sister and I babysitting for our foster parents, eating snacks, and listening to Casey Kasem's Top 100 Year-End Countdown on the radio while singing along. Happy New Year, everyone!
Ch 17.1 Life in Prison -- Ezra got up, ran a hundred laps around his room, did thirty pushups and then fifty situps. Afterwards, he stared out the window at the sundial hill, which had now crumbled. Ezra was sure he was going to die of boredom. After all, there was only so much time… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 17.1 to 17.3 — Another Visit from Eli
Ch. 15.5 -- A noisy crowd of people stood outside the throne room waiting for their audience with the king, but when they saw the queen and the prince come in, they quieted. They moved aside and bowed as Ezra and his party made their way toward the large double doors. Ezra felt very nervous.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 15.5 — An Audience with the King
Ch. 15.2 Eli Visits the Prisoner -- “Come on, Franklin, I just want to talk to him,” said Eli. “See, no weapons. No rope to escape with. It isn’t as if he can do anything stuck in that room. Are you really going to deny him company for a whole year?” “Your reputation proceeds you,… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 15.2 and 15.3 — Eli Visits the Prisoner and Gives Him a Gift
What a week it has been -- filled with excitement, hard work, laughter, tears, and love. I was able to spend quality time with my sisters as we shared our hopes, dreams and thoughts with each other. Each of my amazing sisters has found ways to shine. Beryl is optimistic, kind and creative, with a… Continue reading Love is Spoken Here
Remembering Margaret Catherine Maclean Rayfuse Jones on her birthday. 7 May 1929 - 20 March 2000. I miss you, Mom.
This is a season filled with happy memories and enjoyable experiences as families gather, special foods are eaten, gifts are exchanged, and songs are sung. It can also be a time of poignant memories, loneliness and sorrow. Sometimes we don't get to be with the ones we love. But whatever our circumstances, we can reach out… Continue reading Merry Christmas to All…
I recently sent away for a DNA kit from Ancestry.com. I was curious, although I figured I was 75% Scottish, with a smattering of English, Irish, German, Dutch, and French. Imagine my surprise when my results came back 39% Irish. That got me wondering where all that Irish DNA came from, so I started researching… Continue reading Who was Alice Rowan?