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Roundup: Time Travel

January is Time Travel month here on the blog, which mysteriously coincides with the release of Celtic Crossing in a couple of weeks - book 5 and the last book in the Beloved Bloody Time series. I thought I would bring forward some of the time travel posts I've written over the years, to whet your

2017-01-09T20:01:28+00:00 Tags: |

Name That Famous Person

This painting is simply amazing. [link] Not only is it an incredible canvas of many famous people gathered together in a sort of celebrity Where's Waldo?, but when you hover your mouse over any individual -- and some of the objects in the painting, too -- you get a tag telling you who they are. Click

2016-12-27T20:04:08+00:00 Tags: , , |

National Braille Day

  Today is national Braille day and I thought it would be appropriate to acknowledge Braille, as for nearly a hundred years it has provided blind people with a way to read. Braille was invented in 1824 by Louise Braille, a Frenchman who lost his sight when he was a child.  He built Braille to

2016-12-29T20:11:21+00:00 Tags: , , |

A Different Sort of Fiction

I tripped over this site a few weeks ago and bookmarked it as something to check out when I had time. Hollow laugh. So, even though I haven't yet looked into the site, or assessed the quality of the fiction they offer, I thought I would draw your attention to it anyway. Serial Box offers

2016-12-27T17:07:05+00:00 Tags: , |

The GOOD Things About 2016

I thought the passing of Carrie Fisher was really the topper of the year, but no -- her mother, Debbie Reynolds, passed the very next day. Well before Carrie Fisher's death, people were already saying what a horrible year 2016 had been for unexpected deaths of celebrities, unexpected political outcomes, depressed sales, and much more.  My

2016-12-29T16:41:38+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Merry Christmas

27 May 2004, Alberta, Canada --- Glowing Christmas Tree in Snow --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis There are many images of trees in snow out there, but I particularly like this one because it was taken in my home province of Alberta. For those of you celebrating Christmas, I offer yuletide greetings. For

2016-12-23T13:34:05+00:00 Tags: , |

Holiday Gifts for Romance Lovers

  It's that time of year!  I'm feeling the spirit now because I've got all my shopping done.  If you're still looking for inspiration and last minute gifts for other romance readers, browse through these ideas:   A Romance Novel Coloring Book: Coloring Pages Inspired By Romance Novel Covers (Volume 1) [link] If you or

2016-12-13T19:21:10+00:00 Tags: , , |

Picture Him…

Recently, I received an email from a reader, Wen, who said in part: I hate myself in pictures, specially where I have to pose but be natural WTH!!! But I have learned that selfies are more benevolent with me :) Video? No way Jose!!! About questions... I was the student who almost never asked questions

2016-12-01T13:55:02+00:00 Tags: , , |