Month: October 2013

Ideas for Romancing Halloween

 On Monday, we talked about the origins of Halloween and the legend behind why we carve pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns. Today let’s enjoy some vintage Halloween cards and explore folktales that help young women identify their future husbands.Romance writers should love these… Read More

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Why do we carve pumpkins on Halloween?

This week is a time of celebration and superstition and tradition. It’s Halloween.But do you know why we celebrate Halloween? The origins date back to The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in Ireland, United Kingdom, and France. November… Read More

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Dog Hotel – Miller Farm Friday

A Guest Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We had two extra dogs last weekend bringing our total to 6.  One of them is a frequent visitor.  He is one of the puppies Sadie had 5 years ago.  A… Read More

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THE SOUTH – One Word Wednesday

Below are some fascinating facts I uncovered while doing research for a new series where the heroines will be southern belles. As defined by the United States Census Bureau, the Southern region of the United States includes sixteen states… Read More

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Today’s the day to clean your virtual desktop. Are you?

Personal Computer Museum has designated the third Monday in October as the day to… According to Forrester Research, there are one BILLION computers in use in the world today. If every one of those computers has an average… Read More

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Chicken Coop Limbo – Miller Farm Friday

A Guest Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara I’m afraid we have a problem with inbreeding in our chicken flock. This latest group of recently hatched chickens seems particularly dumb. They do not appear to know the function of the… Read More

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Tips for Living With a Writer – One Word Wednesday

Okay so that’s more than one word, but I saw this neat graphic on writerswriter.com and had to share. Living with a writer is not easy. Or maybe I should say, living with writer me is not easy…. Read More

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Columbus Day-More than you may want to know

On this day in 1492, one of the sailors on the Pinta sighted land, an island in the Bahamas, after 10 weeks of sailing from Palos, Spain, with the Santa María, the Pinta, and the Niña. The Italian… Read More

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Chicken Coop or Aviary? – Miller Farm Friday

A guest blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara It rained off and on all Saturday night. I had to be at church early Sunday morning so I went to let the chickens out before the sun came up. This… Read More

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CREATIVITY – One Word Wednesday

What is creativity? Being creative or artistic doesn’t necessarily mean you know how to draw or play an instrument. Creativity is a way of thinking, a way of viewing the world. Creativity requires constant shifting, blender pulses of… Read More

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