This month in History

This month in History: April

General events not linked to a day National Florida Tomato Month National BLT Sandwich Month National Soft Pretzel Month National Soyfoods Month National Grilled Cheese Month National Garlic Month April 12-18: National Egg Salad Week 1 April National Soylent Green Day National Sourdough Bread Day April Fool’s Day 1918 Royal Air force is Founded 1946 Hawaii Earthquake and Tsunami 1970…

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Books I read

Book I Read: The Night They Came For Til by Rebekah Lee Jenkins

Description on Amazon “The night they came for Til, they took me too.” In the tenements of London England, 1904 is a dangerous time to be suffragettes on crusade. Shannon’s aunt Matilda “Til” Stone, gynecologist and suffragette, believes women should have the right to birth control and self determination. After ten years spent at Til’s side, Shannon has trained as…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 2:09

This week is as chaotic in unique words as previous weeks. Lol! Yup, no real theme here. I haven’t had a #99words #flashfiction post on my Instagram in a while. Maybe I should make these words my prompts…hmmm I like that idea… Anyways, enjoy with me! vociferous – marked by or given to vehement insistent outcry; conspicuously and offensively loud;…

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Travel Adventures

Visiting London: Her Majesty’s Theatre

Both hubby and I love the theatre. Before we even landed, we knew that a visit to West End was a must! Since we were in London, Her Majesty’s Theatre sounded like the perfect choice! This theatre is gorgeous. Other than the obvious fact that it dates from a bygone era, it is majestic and beautiful. Funny thing is, the…

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Books I read

Book I Read: The Adventures of Silly Billy: Sillogy Volume 1 by Greg McVicker

Description on Amazon Irish Author and Poet, Greg McVicker, brings us on three, true life adventures from his childhood while growing up in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. These hilarious, heartwarming stories will have readers laughing continuously, all the while reflecting on their own memories of yesterday. This book is suitable for all ages! Every character within The Adventures of Silly…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:08

This week’s words were inspired from all sorts of articles I read in the newspaper, information leaflets etc. during our trip to London. We were taught British English in school and to this day my vocabulary in every day use feels a bit more formal that what we read in books and hear in movies. Whenever my work gets edited…

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Books I read

Book I Read: Flow by Clare Littlemore

Description on Amazon A world in tatters. A society where rebellion is not tolerated. A girl desperate to discover the truth. Sixteen year old Quin lives in The Beck, a saviour society. Her community has risen from the ruins of a land shattered by Mother Nature. But Beck law is tough. Quin knows that the rules must be followed in…

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Wonderful Words

Words not often used 02:07

This week I have a few odd words, some made up and made famous by some prominent people and others more popular words in the written language. flummoxing – to confuse someone so much that they do not know what to do (e.g. Anyone not knowing the story would have been completely flummoxed) covfefe – “(n.) When you want to…

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This month in History

This month in History: March

General events not linked to a day Woman History Month National Fresh Celery Month National Noodle Month National Flour Month National Frozen Food Month National Nutrition Month National Peanut Month National Hot Cross Bun Day (Good Friday) National Sauce Month National Caffeine Awareness Month 1 March St. David’s Day (Wales) National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day 1932 The Lindbergh baby is…

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Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:06

Halo from my brand new spot on the world wide web. It has been a very educational experience to convert from a wordpress.com site to a self hosted site. It is not quite as similar to my wordpress.com site as I thought it would be. But alas. I am learning a lot and that is worth it to me. I…

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