Juliette’s Book Club: Magpie Murders, Spooky Pie, and The Best Pie You Will Every Bake or Eat.

Juliette’s Book Club: Magpie Murders, Spooky Pie, and The Best Pie You Will Every Bake or Eat.

It is time for another meeting of Juliette’s Book Club. Today our theme is PIE. 2020 has sucked in so many ways, starting with fires in Australia, and now fires in California with a pandemic, stupid nasty politics, and an assortment of other bullshit we’ve had to deal with. That includes crappy books. I can’t … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: A Light In The Shadows

Short Story Sunday: A Light In The Shadows

A Light In The Shadows From the Journals of Oscar Ambrose August 1, 1889 An angel came into my life today upon a cloud of pink bows, with ruby lips and chestnut curls. Her laugh is like tiny musical bells. Her eyes sparkle in the candlelight with joy that lights up the dark night sky. … Continue reading

Age and Memory

Age and Memory

I had a visitor this week. My brother Val and my dear ancient Tellias decided to go backpacking and dropped Eleora off to stay with me. Tellias and Eleora are ancient. They look young but they’re extremely old. Nobody knew exactly how old Eleora is. The date changed over the years. She was like the … Continue reading

New Vampire Maman Swag for everyone. Do your Christmas, Holiday, Birthday Shopping Early. Or just get something for yourself.

New Vampire Maman Swag for everyone. Do your Christmas, Holiday, Birthday Shopping Early. Or just get something for yourself.

Looking for something unique that everyone else doesn’t have? New Vampire Maman Swag for everyone. Do your Christmas, Holiday, Birthday Shopping Early. Or just get something for yourself. Check out the shop with NEW designs at: https://www.redbubble.com/people/marlatoddkings/explore?asc=u&page=1&sortOrder=recent Designs come in tee shirts, cozy sweatshirts, face masks, water bottles, note books, bags, leggings, mugs, pillows, aprons, … Continue reading

Juliette’s Monday Book Club: Books I Read To My Kids

Juliette’s Monday Book Club: Books I Read To My Kids

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When I was a child there were a lot of books with pretty pictures, but it has been in the past 50 years that the children’s book industry has blossomed into something truly magical and inspiring for both children and adults. I’ll put links to Amazon and other sites on…

Short Story Sunday: Two Stories – “Maybe” and “The Offer”

Short Story Sunday: Two Stories – “Maybe” and “The Offer”

A new story for 2020 Maybe My phone dinged with another text message. I really needed to mute the sound. Jay: I am so sorry about Ryan. Me: Thank you. Jay: I saw your photo. Your still hot. Me: You still can’t spell. Another old boyfriend I’d have to block. They came out of the … Continue reading