The cold rain that beat against the window at her back somehow seemed to match the mood of the day.
Leora curled up on the window seat a little tighter and pulled the afghan up higher. She rocked herself. In the silence, the old manor house seemed to take on its own voice, the old boards creaking and the eaves sighing with the weight of the rain. She could almost imagine it with its own despair. The unnerving feeling of being alone made her heart beat quicker. The housekeeper and maid had taken to their own homes and her uncle had not yet returned from his trip. She prayed he would arrive soon.Read More »
A man. A decision. A destiny.
Rafe Sullivan never imagined the war would come to his doorstep. But when Pearl Harbor is attacked and America’s focus suddenly shifts to the pacific, he finds he can’t ignore the problem anymore. Read More »
Hello Lovelies! I got to spend some time with my dear friend Julia! And we went to Mackinac Island!!!! First time ever for both of us!
And I know what you are thinking, how does a Michigander wait so long to go to Mackinac Island? Tell me about it! What was your favorite part Julia?
I think spending time with my dear Lil’sis was the best part… But a few things stand out. The store called “Poppins” with all the adorable paper goods – notebooks and planners galore!Read More »
They met over a toad.
He was a small, gangly little boy, with eyes full of mischief and a determined expression. He walked up to her at the first church picnic of the season, held out his hand on which rested a fat little toad and grinned.
“Will you be my friend?”
She had given the toad a glare, but she was no sissy. Toads didn’t scare her. She took the toad, put it in her apron pocket and looked him in the face. “Sure.”Read More »
Introducing. . . the Ella Grace Sundress! Available on Etsy for custom order with some gorgeous options for fabrics, if I do say so myself. I got to do an awesome photo shoot for this dress, so this is going to be a picture-full post.
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It was a beautiful room that they had given her. If she hadn’t already known that the previous occupant had been a sea captain, she would have only had to see this room to know it.
The color blue was so prolific that it almost hurt her eyes. She felt a bit seasick. She almost opened her mouth to request another room, but the maid who had shown her up had already disappeared. She sighed and took off her hat that she flung across the soft blue bedspread. She plopped down to a seat beside her rejected headgear and gave an exasperated exhale as she turned her head about to take in the room in all its oceanic glory.Read More »