Category Archives: Summer

All the leaves are brown

All over the state of California the drought is taking its toll on the flora, leaving trees and shrubberies, flowers and plants, dying alongside roadways and hillsides.. The lack of water is stressing them out causing their thirsty condition to become vulnerable to attack by … Continue reading

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Friday is just funnier

  My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you? ~ Erma Bombeck                 … Continue reading

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No Churn Peach Lavender Ice Cream

“There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in … Continue reading

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Gardening during the drought

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Sometimes I think I need my head examined for trying to have a garden during a drought. Everything’s so brown and some days I … Continue reading

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Beat the heat. Read.

What better way to deal with the triple digits of summer than to stay put and settle back in your easy chair to read. Nothing like getting your hands on an adventure to another realm, a touch of romance, a splash of suspense, … Continue reading

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And the Liebster Award goes to…

Getting to know new blogs is a fantastic way to connect with more people. Katherine at The Fashion and Mind…Travel! blog has nominated Romance, Suspense, & Chocolate for the Liebster Award, which we gratefully accept. In order to keep the nominating process going and allow … Continue reading

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An Ambien state of mind

“I’ve been all over the world and I’ve never seen a statue of a critic.” ~ Leonard Bernstein I don’t sleep much, never have. That’s especially true when I’m in the middle of a manuscript. My mind is usually going in … Continue reading

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