Saturday, September 29, 2012

Camilla's Roses by BERNICE L. MCFADDEN

"New lives begin with a question. Do you love me? Will you marry me? Will you have my child? Some people think it's in the telling, but I know it's in the asking....."fredasvoice

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Thankful Thursday

1. I enjoyed a pancake breakfast yesterday with friends. Grateful.
2. I am thankful for the beauty of the seasons.
3. I am thankful for people in authority who really search for missing children.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Wondrous Words

1. The ornamentation of music written for the voice with florid passages, especially trills and runs.
Vocal music characterized by florid ornamental passages.(
2.diorama a scene, often in miniature, reproduced in three dimensions by placing objects, figures, etc., in front of a painted background. (

1.At daybreak, Mother whisks into your room in a long satin robe, waking you with a contrived coloratura, "Good morning, Rodney."

2.Mother frets over a sequined shoe box in the center of the sturdy oak kitchen table. It is a diorama, Sister's fall project.bermudaonion

Teaser Tuesday

"It was Jashante. The fuzzy snapshot had been taken before he chipped his front tooth. He looked like a little boy. The scarf woman was crying. He didn't come home after school....A phone number on the bottom of the screen. Call if you know anything. Call if you see anything. Someone out there knows something. Don't be afraid. Come forward."shouldbereading

Monday, September 17, 2012

Teaser Tuesday

"There were three factors that were instrumental in spurring me on to write this memoir. The first was reading The Artist's Way. When I'd first heard about Julia Cameron's seminal book on breaking through writer's block, I had no clue that the self-defeating thoughts I'd been having were normal...What Cameron's book  offers are tools to deal with writer's block, which never disappears."

Monday, September 10, 2012

Teaser Tuesday

"Her mother seemed almost afraid at the thought that she might find her father. What was so terrible that she didn't want her to have any contact with him? What deep, dark secret would she uncover if she found him? There seemed to be something her mother wasn't telling her; something that would maybe affect their relationship. "shouldbereadingteaser-tuesdays-sept-11

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Unending Devotion by JODY HEDLUND

"She could only stare at the tall Queen Anne-style mansion that seemed to sit on a throne of lattice and reign amidst the sprawling block-long grounds. Each of the dozens of various sized windows was lit-big bay, round arched, small square, diamond, and even stained glass. In the darkness, the interior lights illuminated the elaborate details of the grandly built home, almost as if the owner had planned to display it like a museum piece."

Thankful Thursday

1. I'm thankful that both conventions got off to a good start.
2.I'm thankful for my container flowers. They did better this year than last year. It's September. All are still blooming.
3.I'm thankful my son and his family are coming to dinner on Sunday.
4.I'm thankful for two books for Mailbox Monday.bloominglovely/thankful-thursday

Theme Thursday

WALK , stroll, pace, tread, step etc

"If Daisy wanted to leave her life of prostitution, she should have the freedom (to walk away) from it without anyone trying to stop her."readingbetweenpages


Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Wondrous Words
"Within minutes, Mr. Heller had helped him saddle his horse, and he headed toward the Pere Marquette railroad line. He figured Lily was smart enout to follow the tracks as far as they would lead her. But the snow was blowing hard, and if she's left any footprints, they were long gone."

"What if she'd wandered away from the tracks? With th growing snow and drifting, the tracks were well covered. In the denseness of the falling snow, it would only take a misstep to lose the (ties), to get off course, and to get hopelessly lost."bermudaonion

What Are Railroad Ties?

What Are Railroad Ties? thumbnail
Millions of railroad ties are recycled every year.
A railroad tie is the cross brace that supports the rails on a railroad track. Outside the U.S., the ties are called, "railway sleepers." The ties are made out of wood or concrete. There are an estimated 3,000 ties used in a mile of railroad track.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Dying to Read by Lorena McCourtney A Novel

"Cate glanced at the identification card her Uncle Joe had printed out just before she left his office. Cate Kinkaid, Assistant Private Investigator. Complete with the photo he'd snapped, which showed a spike of red hair growing out her left ear, and the address and phone number of Belmont Investigations."bibliophilebythesea2012/09/first-chapter-first-paragraph-tuesday.html?showComment=1346764121789#c990797960383383148

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Quote It Sat

"Life isn't about waiting for the showers to pass, Its\'s about learning to dance in the rain."
Vivian Greene (TO HEAVEN AND BACK by MARY C. NEAL, MD.fredasvoice