This month in History

This month in History: December

National Egg Nog Month National Fruit Cake Month 1 December World Aids Day the official website Rosa Parks Day (1955 Rosa Parks sets off a bus boycott in Montgomery, Georgia) Rosa Parks on Garden of Praise Rosa Parks – Legacy on Biography National Fried Pie Day 1934 Josef Stalin begins a purge of enemies in the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Pagoo by Holling Clancy Holling

Description by Rufolf Steiner College Bookstore A detailed study of tide pool life is presented in text and pictures through the story of Pagoo, a hermit crab. A perfect story for fourth grade “Human and Animal” classes, or nature studies.The story begins…Little Pagurus- “Pagoo” for short- floated at the surface of the sea. Pagurus (Pa-gu-rus) would grow into a two-fisted…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Christmas Makeover by Cami Checketts

Description on Amazon Chelsea Jamison has been infatuated with Drew Stirling longer than she’s loved playing basketball, high-top sneakers, and the Knicks. Unfortunately, all Drew sees is the kid who kicked his trash in the high school free throw contest and not the girl whose heart breaks into a fast dribble when he’s near. Drew makes an unexpected visit home…

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Short Stories

My new story! Notebooks

Hi everybody! Just a quick message to tell you that my latest short story called ‘Notebooks‘ went live on Wattpad a short while ago. It was part of the 12 Stories 12 Months Writing Challenge that I attempted this year. You can also find a link on the My Stories tab right here on my website. Please read and let me know…

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Updates and feedback

Making diamonds…

Hi there! It’s been a while. I would love to say it was because of world wide travel. Or maybe a fabulous new book release! But it was none of the above. This year has been terrible so far. But in a sick and twisted way also a very good year. I think it’s probably one of those years where…

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This month in History

This month in History: November

National Fun with Fondue Month National Georgia Pecan Month National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month National Pepper Month National Stuffing Month National Raisin Bread Month November 1-7: National Fig Week 1 November National Bison Day 1927 Ford Model A Begins In Production 1938 Seabiscuit Match Race Against War Admiral at Pimlico 1952 The United States detonates the world’s first thermonuclear weapon,…

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This month in History

This month in History: October

General events not linked to a date: National Apple Month National Applejack Month National Caramel Month National Cookbook Month National Cookie Month National Dessert Month National Pasta Month National Pickled Peppers Month National Pizza Month National Popcorn Poppin’ Month National Pork Month National Pretzel Month National Seafood Month Second Weekend in October: National Kegger Weekend 1 October Homemade Cookies Day…

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This month in History

This month in History: September

General events not linked to a date: National Chicken Month National Honey Month National Mushroom Month National Papaya Month National Potato Month National Rice Month 1 September National Gyro Day Spring has sprung in the Southern Hemisphere! 1914 St. Petersburg changes name to Petrograd 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake and Great Tokyo Fire Japan 1939 Germany Invades Poland 1954 Hurricane Carol…

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This month in History

This month in History: August

General events not linked to a date National Catfish Month (US) National Panini Month (US) National Peach Month (US) National Sandwich Month (US) National Mustard Day is the First Saturday of August 1914 Louis Botha & Jan Smuts lead South Africa into the war in support of Great Britain against Germany 1914 Digging at the big hole in Kimberley ends, leaving a…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Volcano Adventures by Willard Price

Amazon Description Hal and Roger Hunt embark on an earth-shattering expedition when they join forces with world-famous volcanologist Dr Dan Adams. And as their ground-breaking research of the volatile Pacific volcanoes hots up, the brothers’ mission erupts into an awesome adventure. What says I What is not to love? It’s adventure, a spectacular setting, real life science and fact AND…

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