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At Sea Days: Transatlantic Cruise Part Three

Fall 2016, I took a transatlantic turnaround cruise with three fellow writers. We ended the cruise in Orlando, Florida and Hogwarts. We started the cruise by spending two days in Barcelona which I talked about in part one. The first port … Continue reading

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Basil in the Window, Rain on the Pane, a Seed of a Story

I had a good Sunday. It rained on our parched California dirt. While listening to drops hit the windows and patter on the concrete, I watched THE DISH, a favorite movie of mine, drank coffee, ate a biscuit, and thought about … Continue reading

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Bone Boxes and Ghosts at the Gate

In my recent Viking river cruise on the Danube, we visited the charming Durnstein. Our program director recommended seeing the bone box in the graveyard. Impossible to miss it, we were told. On our first attempt to find the cemetery, we … Continue reading

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April 2015 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

On the first Friday of April 2015, we are having breakfast with USA Today Bestselling Author Donna Fasano. Donna has written over 30 romance and women’s fiction books. Her books have sold nearly 4 million copies worldwide and have been published in two dozen languages. … Continue reading

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March 2015 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

On the first Friday of March 2015, we are having breakfast with author Susan R. Hughes. Her contemporary and historical romances have charmed readers and are set mainly in Canada. Her eight contemporary books include the Eastport series. The second book, Kiss the Bridesmaid, is shown here. … Continue reading

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February 2015 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

We are having breakfast with author Rebecca Lang. While other children played tag, Rebecca Lang spent her recesses reading novels in the clover. Knowing that she wanted to be an author, she created a Bachelor’s degree in Crafting Fantasy: Creative Writing, History, … Continue reading

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January 2015 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

On the first Friday of 2015, we are having breakfast with author Mary Castillo. Her contemporary romance and paranormal mysteries have turned readers into dedicated fans. She is the author of Switchcraft, In Between Men and Hot Tamara (the latter selected by Cosmopolitan magazine as the Red Hot Read … Continue reading

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