Really cute children doing really adorable things! If you've been with me at least since this time last year, these two cookie monsters might look familiar. Two of Baltimore's finest little cooks are at it again for the 2014 round of cookie baking! I give you Granddaughter #1 (the eldest) and Great Nephew Ryder, ready … Continue reading It’s the #Holiday #Season So You Know What That means….
This is the best campaign EVER for compassion and love towards animals. Show Your Soft Side. See the links below to follow and support them. https://www.facebook.com/ShowYourSoftSide http://showyoursoftside.org/ http://www.swagdog.com/c-211-show-your-soft-side.aspx
This story is 100% TRUE. Mixed in with the pictures I dug out of the closet tonight were some handwritten stories. There was no date on them but I'm guessing the 80's and I think I wrote them for a book of crazy family stories I was working on or as submissions to the local … Continue reading Blaze Starr, #Baltimore #Burlesque and White Go Go Boots!
Most of these were taken at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD and a couple just around the house.
My oldest granddaughter, Esme and I had the best time last night, even though all she wanted to do was play the Jake and the Neverland Pirates app on my iPad. I was fine with that because it reminds me of Mario Brothers. She handed me the iPad and said, "Here MomMom, I downloaded this … Continue reading Tuesday Evenings With Esme – Did You See The Full #Moon?
I love the Baltimore Book Festival. Last year was my first year participating as an author because well, I was an author for the first time last year. 😉 Last year, I was in the author's tent. It was an excellent opportunity to meet readers, sell some books, sign some books and meet some very … Continue reading Baltimore Book Festival Month is Here – Who’s Going?
Life is made up of choices. One of the best choices I ever made was Western Senior High School in Baltimore, MD. "Western High School: A National Blue Ribbon School Western High School, founded November 1, 1844, is the oldest all-girls public high school in the United States and is one of the city’s and … Continue reading Tonight I’m Getting Personal and Sharing my Amazing High School With You
I got my book badge for FIREFLIES tonight! It's real! As cliche as it sounds and as much as I'd love to win in one of the two categories I am nominated in, I am just so honored and blessed to have made it into the finals. Thank you to anyone and everyone who has read … Continue reading Pardon Me While I Scream!!!
Because I love you guys and because I don't believe in secret recipes unless you plan to plop it in a can or jar and slap a label on it, I'm going to let you in on a not so secret homemade, delicious, mouth watering family specialty... Peg's Maryland Crab Soup Start with a large … Continue reading My Momma’s Crab Soup – Here, Have Some!
If you're a writer, how do you measure your success? Do you base it on how many books you've sold? Is it making piles of money or maybe your Amazon ranking? Since the first time I held my debut novel in my hands, I've tried to measure my success in shot glasses. That warm jolt … Continue reading From Bucharest to Baltimore – A Review That Left Me in Tears