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Sequence of Events: Chapter Eleven (fifth)

She handed Rose a plate, telling her, “I always have a cake for Charles.”

She sat, too, in a wicker chair that faced the sofa, and her own plate held only a handful of wafer cookies. 1,220 more words

Writing

Tell Your Love Story Walkin'

Kiddies, what with a hubby and a lover, you’d think I’d be all over love like two drunks fighting over a bootleg bottle of Cutty Sark, but what the  129 more words

Mystery Novels

Harding and Coolidge

This era in U.S. history sought a “Return To Normalcy”. During this period, the United States did not participate in the League of Nations, and was dominated by many isolationist Republicans. 479 more words

U.S. Presidents

The Lights of Broadway

The lights of Broadway dazzled the editors of “The Talk of Town,” who commented on the changing displays that brightened The Great White Way.

Broadway hit its prime in the 1920s, when many old buildings originally used for housing or commercial interests became more valuable as places to hang brightly lit signs. 247 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

Sequence of Events: Chapter Eleven (fourth)

She was not hurt, to find herself both a stranger and a nuisance to her daughter, and nothing more. Rose knew the weird logic of superstition; she could be tempted, like anyone, to cherish her own ignorance…but this would not change the equation—the card was an ace or a joker, whether or not you turned it over; the ticket was a winner or a loser, whether or not you checked its number. 1,080 more words

Writing

The Slogan of the 1920's: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry…For Tomorrow We Die.

Following World War I, an attitude of cynicism and disillusionment infected the mindsets of most people resulting in a decade where living for self and enjoyment became top priority. 88 more words

Novels And Writing

My Great Big Sewing Resolution – Silk Cami Top: The Result

Well here it is – my brand new Cami!

This was my first Sew Over It pattern and I’m quite impressed.  For the beginner, this is an ideal starting point. 329 more words

Champagne With A Twist