Significant Events on January 1st Throughout History

  Throughout history, there are some significant events that happened on the first day of the year.  Here are a few of them: 1583 - 1st day of the Gregorian calendar in Holland and Flanders 1622 - Papal Chancery adopts Jan. 1 as beginning of the year 1673 - Regular mail delivery begins between New …

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Doing New Year’s resolutions anyone?

  Is it that time of year again when everyone is thinking of making resolutions for the new year? How did you make out in 2017? Did you accomplish what you resolved to do? I accomplished a lot but not all. I sometimes wonder what’s the big idea behind this resolution thing. Most resolutions are …

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LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT 2017

  Happy New Year to my friends and followers! I’m looking forward to a great year in 2017. Last year, I accomplished what I wanted to accomplish. I made all my goals and then some. I made my reading challenge for the year. I published another historical novel, “The Wentworth Legacy” and started a new …

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2016 New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again when we have to think of our goals for 2016. Below are my resolutions for 2016. It can apply to all writers who want to improve their craft and make 2016 a successful year. Edit my manuscript. After finishing the NANOWRIMO challenge for 2015, I put the manuscript aside …

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CHAMPAGNE ANYONE?

  Another year has gone by. Out with the old and in with the new. Tonight we are celebrating the New Year and what a better time to pop the cork and drink champagne or sparkling wine for that matter. Before we run to the store, you might want to know the label lingo to …

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