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Summer is Here. What are you Reading?

Will you vegetate at the beach or around the pool? Or, does work go on? I am a writer and writers can work anywhere and at anytime, and I plan to keep writing even as we celebrate the July 4th US holiday, the day of our country’s independence in 1776. 180 more words

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Visiting the Crime Scene of the First Colonial Parkway Murders

The Colonial Parkway is American’s narrowest national park, a thin ribbon of road snaking through the dense woods, swamps and coastlines of the James and York Rivers, linking Jamestown to Williamsburg and Yorktown.  1,655 more words

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Summer Solstice 2017

This year’s summer solstice  was at 12:24 AM EDT in the Northern Hemisphere. I love this time of year–long days of sunlight. I spent the morning tidying the garden. 95 more words

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The Incredible* News of Large Scale Chicken Cloning

I was on the phone to my brother, David.

“How are there enough chickens?” says David, quite unexpectedly following immediately after a deep and difficult conversation about a psychopath’s attempt to kill him by un-bolting the suspension on his truck (but that’s a story for another day). 478 more words

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It's May!

It’s May!

by Caryn Moya Block

I don’t know about you, but May is my favorite month. I start the month off singing “Tra la” and finish the month with a stronger focus on what the future holds. 269 more words

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When Fires Burn for Beltane

On the eve of Beltane, what we now consider May Day, the Celts built large fires.

These fires were fed with the nine sacred woods to honor the coming of summer, such as the branches of rowan, apple, dogwood, poplar, juniper, cedar, pine, holly and oak. 167 more words

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Anniversary of the Disappearance of Keith Call and Cassandra Hailey

For those of you that follow my blog, you know I take the anniversaries of victims of unsolved crimes seriously.  April 9 marks the 29th anniversary of the disappearance of Richard “Keith” Call and Cassandra Hailey. 1,158 more words

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