Category Archives: Blogging

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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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      Lest we forget, Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s wars. Established in the 1860s during the American Civil War, Memorial Day tapped into the general human need to … Continue reading

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BAHALA NA (Come What May) reduced price in time for Memorial Day

  With Memorial Day approaching, I am offering “BAHALA NA (Come What May)” on Kindle at a discounted price of $2.99 for a limited time starting today. “BAHALA NA (Come What May)” is dedicated to the men of the armed forces … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Rose Glossary

      Here is a Rose Glossary to help you understand some rose terms and enjoy your rose gardening hobby to the fullest.   AARS – All American Rose Selections AGRS – American Garden Rose Selections ADR rose – … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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