Category Archives: Life

Stepping back in time

After visiting Waldon Pond, I explored some sites near there, including The Old Manse. This house was erected by Rev. William Emerson in 1770.  William was the grandfather to Ralph Waldo Emerson, a famous transcendentalist speaker and writer.   The Old … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Memories are funny things

When I moved from Colorado to Massachusetts back in 2006, I had good intentions of exploring the area. Then I got a job, settled into my apartment, made friends, and my goal of getting out and about got shoved to … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

How can something so pretty cause so much misery?

It’s that time of year again when I constantly have to blow my nose and clear my throat. On top of that, I always seem to have a persistent slight headache and sinus pressure. For as long as I can … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

The Garden of the Living

In my last blog post, I mentioned posting photos from the Cotswolds trip I went on with Clare Lydon and Harper Bliss. I do plan to share them but closer to the publication of my Cotswolds novel, which is being … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

A quiet place for exploring and contemplation

Back in 2011, when I moved to Earl’s Court in London, I used to walk through Brompton Cemetery every day with my dog, Miles. I appreciated it since it was a peaceful refuge in my neighborhood. Miles enjoyed not having … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The London Book Fair

The first time I attended The London Book Fair was way back in 2012. And I found it completely by happenstance. At the time, I lived in Earl’s Court and I would take my dog Miles (who sadly passed a … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

A picturesque writing retreat

A few weeks ago, I went on a writing retreat in Hull, Massachusetts. Hull is a town in Plymouth County, and it’s located on the southern edge of Boston Harbor. Most people flock to Hull in the summer, and famous … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Leave a comment