Monthly Archives: March 2015

In which we need scones

Which of course leads to the question, do we really NEED scones? Of course we do. This one has been trotted out before, but it’s been ages and they are too good to be left sulking in the archive. It … Continue reading

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In which reminders are useful things

I found this piece in an earlier blog entry, and I quite appreciated the reminder: A day is not a long time. And yet it can change everything. Things that were going horribly awry can correct themselves, gently, without interference. … Continue reading

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In which I’m talking neighbors

Neighbors make me nervous. We’ve had some lovely ones over the years and some not-so-lovely ones. Our current neighbors are delightful. We never hear from them, and even though I am highly suspicious about the new compost bed (come ON, … Continue reading

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In which IT IS COMING!

September 1.

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In which I am on Twitter

Six years ago this month, I posted this on the blog: I confess, I am tempted to Twitter. I haven’t succumbed yet, but I know it’s just a matter of time. I haven’t even gone to the site yet because … Continue reading

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In which I propose compliments

This piece originally ran on the Blog A Go-Go in 2007, but it  makes me so happy to think about this day. I wonder how many of my old classmates remember it? One of my favorite high school memories is … Continue reading

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In which I commit murder

Okay, not really. But I LOVE this blog entry from 2007 discussing methods of murder. (Yes, this is exactly what mystery writers think about when we go quiet.) Last week I attended a middle school choir concert, and as usual, … Continue reading

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In which I may be in kindergarten

At least it feels that way…I’m attempting to learn French. Not fluent French, mind you. I’m not after reading Baudelaire in his native tongue. But we’re heading to London and Paris this summer, and I’d dearly love to at least … Continue reading

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In which we’re talking Victorians

It’s been a challenging few weeks at Casa Raybourn, and I’m ready for some sunshine and some FUN. Here’s a little Victorian/Edwardian frivolity in case you’ve missed these! 23 Charming Photos That Prove The Victorian Era Had The Best Clothes … Continue reading

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In which I am in Indonesia

Okay, not me. But my book is! I heard a rumor months ago that they were translating the Lady Julia books for sale in Indonesia, and lo, and behold, here we are. I’m always intrigued to see the variations in … Continue reading

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