Category: Holidays

Easter and Hot Cross Buns

Easter time brings hot cross buns to bakery shelves. I love hot cross buns, almost as much as I love fruitcake at Christmas. Fruitcake I can find year round. Hot cross buns, not so much. Traditionally, the spicy, …

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Where did April Fools’ Day Come From?

Today is officially April Fools’ Day, the day when pranks and pranksters abound. Playing jokes and tricking people, celebrated in many different cultures, has been around for centuries, but no one knows its origins for sure. My favorite …

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An Irish Love Story

To keep the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day going… A little suspense. A little romance. A lot of Ireland.Buy links: Amazon/Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O6BO B&N/Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/claiming-annies-heart-judythe-morgan/1120481337 iBOOKS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/claiming-annies-heart/id926024696 KOBO: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/claiming-annie-s-heart

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March is for Irish Toasts-Quotes-Blessings

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St. Patrick – Did You Know?

We celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with parades, dancing, special foods, and a whole lot of green whether you have an Irish heritage or not. In Ireland the day was a mostly religious celebration. In fact, until the 1970s …

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March is for Irish Toasts-Quotes-Blessings

March always stirs my Irish roots. Wednesdays this month I will be sharing memes of Irish toasts and quotes and blessings. Some are serious and thoughtful; others for a laugh. Irish scenery backgrounds will be pictures taken on …

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Love Quotes for February – Shakespeare

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Valentine cards – the legend and origin

As a writer of love stories, February 14th is one of my very favorite holidays. As a history buff, I love the legend and the origin of sending valentine cards. Valentines are the mirror of romance. The LEGEND …

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It’s February and Love is in the Air

Hearts are everywhere. Commercials are pushing chocolates, wine, fancy dinners, lingerie, and Hallmark cards. Florists are offering specials on roses. Love songs flow from the airways. The commercialization bothers me a bit. The statistics stagger me. The National …

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Starting 2019 with Martin Luther King

Today we honor Martin Luther King, the symbol for non-violent protest since the sixties Civil Rights Movement. His leadership in a trying time inspired change. He stirred, and still stirs, our conscience with his words. Here are some …

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