Monthly Archives: July 2015

Waking Up to Rejection

As any writer knows, there’s nothing quite like starting your day with a nice dose of rejection. Not that we don’t appreciate all the hard working editors toiling into the wee hours of the morning to send that email at … Continue reading

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Willey Pond

Willey Pond is a picturesque little stop right off the US 302 highway that runs through Crawford Notch State Park. It’s across from the Willey House Site building, so you can grab an ice cream or some fudge while you’re there. … Continue reading

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The Secret of a Cup a Day

 Whenever, in conversation with a new acquaintance, people find out that I write, I get the inevitable comments about how much coffee I must drink. It’s true. Somehow, the notion of someone who writes and a coffee guzzling fiend have become … Continue reading

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Echo Lake & White Horse Ledge

I recently went for a solo hike. Solo meaning, I get to do everything my way, which may or may not be a good thing. So I loaded my pack with water, a week’s worth of food, a print-out of … Continue reading

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The Secret Place by Tana French

I love Irish author Tana French. Her prose is like poetry which she uses to bewitch you while she takes you on a crazy ride over the course of the pages. When I read fiction, I want it to punch … Continue reading

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Ripley Falls ~ Crawford Notch State Park

Ripley Falls is a horsetail waterfall located in Crawford Notch State Park, NH. One of New England’s steepest-angled waterfalls, it boasts a drop of slightly over 100 feet. The falls are only a half mile up the trailhead, which has some … Continue reading

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Drywall, Tiling and Grout, Oh My!

When we bought our house, we really liked the fireplace in the bedroom. Or maybe I should say that we liked the idea of it. What we didn’t like was the outdated, beat-up unit that was currently in the wall. We … Continue reading

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Nonfiction – Clever as a Fox by Sonja Yoerg

I really enjoyed this book. Much like Jane Goodall, Sonja Yoerg writes in a way that both inspires confidence in the author’s knowledge and creates a world of imagery for the reader to immerse themselves in. This book is reader … Continue reading

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Non-fiction – The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/198505.The_Demon_in_the_Freezer  Talk about horror – the thought of biological warfare is a truly terrifying idea. Richard Preston does a wonderful job of breaking down both the science and the facts, reconstructing scenes from the past to immerse the reader in … Continue reading

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