Category Archives: vampire movies

Night Blooming Jasmine Paranormal-Scope

With the approach of summer, creatures of the night are becoming more active. While I am not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked to the paranormal in the world in many ways. … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret 14 – Do You Hear Music in the Background?

My husband and I were watching the TV show “Castle” recently. He was replaying the first episode where Writer Richard Castle meets Detective Kate Beckett.  They meet because some murderer is copycatting the death scenes from his books. He’s entranced … Continue reading

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Tears for Feeling Better and Loving the Writing

I’ve been ill for three weeks and going to work each day at the day job and coming home to write a few words and collapse into bed.  I was beginning to think I would never get better.  But my … Continue reading

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Meeting Charlaine Harris

At the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention, you may have heard that all my technology failed me so I don’t have a photograph of this event.  This photo is from Charlaine Harris’s page on Goodreads. Here is her website: http://charlaineharris.com/ I went … Continue reading

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A Memoir: When I met Maurice Sendak by Susan Hanniford Crowley

I was at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, Connecticut. They are featuring a Maurice Sendak exhibit and events. http://nbmaa.org/  It brought back memories. In the late 1970s, I was an undergraduate student at the University of … Continue reading

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How Paranormal Are You?

Every year I give this little quiz.  The questions always change so no one can cheat, and you simply cannot study for it.  No worries.  We’re just having a bit of fun.  Circle one answer per question. How Paranormal Are … Continue reading

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When Love is Mysterious

When love is mysterious there’s an additional appeal.   There are loads of heroes who fit the mysterious bill.  Let’s go over some categories. Outcasts/expatriots who are trying to lay low/Bad boy businessmen who are unconventional: I think most people will agree … Continue reading

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