Category Archives: Seasonal changes

Spring has Sprung by Stacy Hoff

Here in the New England, spring has finally sprung. The first sign of spring, the forsythia bush, is as clear as a traffic signal, its bright yellow leaves ordering winter to stop. To me, a blooming forsythia bush means more … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late to Decorate Eggs by Susan Hanniford Crowley

If life has gotten busy on you lately, I know exactly what you mean. But you don’t want to disappoint the kids in the family. If you have no kids, you may just want to do this to relax and … Continue reading

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Melting Weekly Paranormal-Scope

Some of us in the Northeastern United States are melting. This is a funny week with more than snow melting. While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the … Continue reading

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Plowing Through by Stacy Hoff

Well, folks, I’m gaining some momentum on my new contemporary romance novel—finally! At long last, I’m getting more and more pages of my WIP (“work-in-progress”) underway. It’s slow going, but still a sure and steady sign that I’m plowing forward. … Continue reading

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After Halloween & the Contest Continues by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I am writing this on the Eve of All Hallows, that night before All Saints’ Day.  Over a thousand years ago, early Christians prayed on this eve for protection from evil. They wanted protection from the coming dark time. On … Continue reading

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September Blues & All That Comes With It by Stacy Hoff

A few weeks ago my butt was in a beach chair. Sadly, that beach chair has been packed away. Saying goodbye to August was hard. For me, the eighth month brings more than summer, it brings freedom. Freedom from helping … Continue reading

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