Adventuring

Longtime readers of this blog know my most favorite moment from the Hobbit movies is Bilbo waving that contract, declaring he’s going on an adventure. I, too, adore a good adventure – even if they usually happen from the comfort of my couch, surrounded by my tea, cats, and tasty treats (much like Bilbo, honestly). […]

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Go Our Way for a Movie Review

D: What is this “our” thing? You wrote the Going My Way review for Green Embers Recommends all by yourself. A: Don’t pretend that you weren’t there vamping in the background of my head, adding a deeper bass to Mr. Crosby’s crooning. D: I take exception to the term ‘vamping.’ A: That’s what I thought. Between your […]

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I’m back. . . but not like Johnny.

A: . . . because it’s Christmas, not Halloween. D: That you make the distinction amazes me. A: There is a a huge distinction between Christmas and Halloween. D: Really? A: Okay, in terms of colors, yes. In terms of pagan-ness? No. D: Thank you. A: I try. D: So you aren’t in a snow-bound […]

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Twelve Drummers Drumming

On the twelfth day of NaNo, my true muse gave to me Twelve drummers drumming, Eleven snowflakes snowing, Ten random factoids, Nine trains a-chugging, Eight ways of souping, Seven shows a-sassing, Six books a-writing, Five Syllables! Four pumpkin cakes Three cough drops Two cuddly cats And a family that’s dear to me. *** I should […]

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Storyteller spins spooky sagas

D: Where can we get some trumpets? A: Trumpets? D: You know, for the fanfare. A: Why do we need fanfare? D: For our spectacular tale-telling of course. A: Our? Are you actually including me in the circle of your glory? D: . . . maybe. Don’t get used to it, though. A: Oh, never […]

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Happy Birthday, America!

To all those celebrating the birth of a nation today, have a wonderful and safe holiday. For all those not, enjoy our spectacle. (It is our birthday after all – we get to wear funny hats, make lots of noise and indulge!) ~ From the Druid, the Author and the Child

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