Because I just cannot resist the siren call, might as well make it official! If you want to be friends on NaNoWriMo.org - my sn is the same as the rest of my social media: smananthamarie . Let the insanity commence!
Last night, after work - the Love and I decided to hike one of our favorites here in SLO. It's called locally "Madonna Mountain" , because it has a giant white letter "M" on the side of it, and and ove looks the famous "Madonna Inn" . It's real name is Cerro San Luis, and the "M"… Continue reading Friday night lights er-hikes
"In the city of Chicago in 1892, the rules and expectations for Victorian women are strict, their roles in life limited. But sisters Rebecca and Flora Hawes are not typical Victorian ladies. Their love of adventure and their desire to use their God-given talents have taken them out of society ballrooms and delivered them to… Continue reading Book Review: “Where We Belong,” by Lynn Austin
One of the first things I discovered when we first moved to SLO was that we had a park with a Community Garden just 2 streets over from us. After snooping around a little bit, I tracked down the number for the local Parks and Rec department. For the last month or so I've been… Continue reading Plot 17-B (Aka “Patch of Heaven”)
To NaNoWrimo, or not to NaNoWriMo ....? I KIND of have this idea of a dust-bowl era retelling of the book of Ruth that keeps floating around in my head... Better update my NaNoWrimo profile JUST IN CASE!
After five years as an Englisher, Amanda Dienner is shocked to learn her mother has passed away and left her Lancaster County's most popular Amish bed-and-breakfast. What's more, the inn will only truly be hers if Mandy can successfully run it for twelve months. Reluctantly, Mandy accepts the challenge, no matter that it means facing the family… Continue reading Book Review: “The Proving” By, Beverly Lewis