Happy Thanksgiving!

We are just a little less than a week away from Thanksgiving here in the US! I will be taking off the next week and a half to spend time getting ready for and enjoying the time with my family.  I hope you do too!  When I post again, it will probably be with newsRead more

How Is Summer Nearly Over?

Wow, it’s been a crazy summer and it’s nearly over.  If you have been chatting with me over the last few weeks, you have probably realized that I am exhausted.  I knew, once Modern Persuasion was published, that things were going to change.  I knew I had a busy summer ahead of me.  I knewRead more

Blog News

Happy Birthday Bookclub of One!

It’s hard to believe, but I have been blogging here for 2 years. Starting the blog was a big step forward in my life. I was just coming out of a tough place professionally. I had taken control of my career again and started re-focusing on what the second half of my life would beRead more

I have a new Instagram account!

Modern Persuasion – I Have a New Instagram Account!

I love my personal Instagram account. Virtually everything is added from places I visit to pictures of Cedric Doggery. Let’s be honest, Cedric is the primary subject of my pictures. Some pictures are really good and others cause people to cringe (mostly my sister). Why A New Account? I had to ask myself an important questionRead more

Pinterest Board of the Month

Pinterest Board of the Month: Jane Austen

I am starting a new thing here on the blog.  Each month I am going to feature a new Pinterest board from my account.  These are things that are primarily related whatever project I am working on be it Austen inspired, content for another book or story, Wikipedia, bullet journaling, or something new that comesRead more

A Dedication to My Grandfather

Goodbye Poppop: A Dedication to My Grandfather

Last year I lost the first of my grandparents and about a month later I officially lost both grandmothers.  In the year since I have had a chance to spend time with both my grandfathers.  I see my Grampa in Boston all the time since I live so close.  This year he turned 97 andRead more

Vacation-ish

Book Club of 1: Vacation-ish

With everything going on this month, I have made a decision to update the blog 2 times a week, instead of my normal 3 times.  This means, I am taking a vacation from Wednesdays.  There is just too much that I am doing and not enough time to focus on writing something here.  What isRead more

Happy holidays 2016

Happy Holidays

I hope, no matter what holiday you celebrate (or don’t celebrate), that you have a happy holidays. That’s all I have for today.  I will be back with more tomorrow.

I Still Have a Newsletter!

Did you know I have a newsletter?  Actually, I am pretty sure you don’t because there aren’t many people subscribed. What happens on the newsletter?  With all the different things going on with me, the newsletter allows you to follow the way you want and get updates about Facebook, my Wikipedia stuff, and other non-blogRead more

I am starting a newsletter!

I have decided to make life a little more complicated for me by starting a newsletter! Why?  Well, I am not entirely sure how easy it is for everyone to keep up with everything.  Not everyone is on Facebook, not everyone cares about this blog, and not everyone is watching my webpage.  So, I amRead more