A Great Summer Read – “The Iron Butterfly”

Just in time for the summer reading. “The Iron Butterfly” by Rosalinda R Morgan is discounted to $1.99 on Kindle for a limited time this summer. Get your copy today at Amazon and enjoy a great read. “The Iron Butterfly” is a gripping tale about the intense devotion and ordeal of Regina Buendia, a young …

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TEN MORE WORDS TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY

  As I catch up on my 2017 reading challenge, I am still aware of how many new words I come across in all the books that I read. I’m not a speed reader. I read every word and when new word appears that I don’t know, Mr. Webster comes in handy all the time. …

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Have you ever grown potatoes?

I like gardening but for an occasional tomato, I never planted any other vegetables or root crops. I’m a flower gardener and I love all kinds of flowers but my favorites are roses. Lately, I’m venturing into new territory. I love learning something new. I’ve been experimenting with container plants. I love “Marguerite”, the sweet potato …

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How many red roses do you have in your garden?

Today is National Red Rose Day. A red rose conjures of romantic love, passion, respect and courage. In celebration of the National Red Rose Day, I’m listing the red roses in my garden. I have 21 red roses, 17 varieties.   1.       1 Mister Lincoln – dark red - Hybrid Tea 2.      2 Veterans’ Honor …

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TEN WORDS TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY THIS MONTH

English is not my native language but I am curious enough to learn a new word all the time. When I read a book and come upon a new word, I have a habit of checking it in my Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. I have been doing this since I was in high school. …

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What was the inspiration for your recent novel, “The Wentworth Legacy”?

I've been asked a few times about my inspiration for "The Wentworth Legacy" and so here it is. When we moved to Long Island in 1971, I was exposed to the life of the old money. My mother-in-law had remarried after her husband died to a member of what I considered the upper class of the …

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Charleston Kidney Walk for National Kidney Foundation

Help us battle kidney disease. Many Americans know nothing about kidney disease until it is too late. My husband was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) just over a year ago, Feb. 1, 2016 to be exact. He was not feeling good since July the year before but his doctor could not find anything wrong with …

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