In 1944, the 306th Bomb Group was stationed in Thurleigh, England. Lieutenant Robert A. Stalker was a bombardier in the 369th Squadron. He met an English girl named Muriel Paul, who lived in nearby Bedford. The attraction was immediate and mutual. Robert and Muriel saw each other whenever they could. Five weeks after they met, … Continue reading Love and War and Letters
I spent much of the day watching the commemorations of the D-Day landings 75th anniversary, and tearing up. Watching those veterans, who'd been so young when they had to go through something so horrible, was incredibly moving. Especially when they showed the Normandy veterans laying their wreaths at the memorial and you could see the … Continue reading D-Day 75th Anniversary
Well, I do believe the time has come to return to the real world of make-believe. And by that I mean I had a wonderful visit with my older boy and let myself wallow a bit when he returned home last week. So now it's time to start writing again. I have no excuses and … Continue reading Back to work!
This is one of my favourite days. Have a happy day!!!
What do you love to read? My favourite book is The Book Thief by Markus Zuzak and my favourite short story is "All Summer in a Day" by Ray Bradbury. I could read either of these any time.
Well, I've gotten completely and thoroughly derailed from my writing plans and the goals I set out for the writing challenges like Round of Words in 80 Days and 12 Short Stories in 12 Months. But I don't mind, because it was for a good reason. A great reason. My son has been here visiting … Continue reading What’s a little derailment among family?
I have to admit, I think it's kind of funny that shortly after I blog about falling in love with writing again, life happens to throw a great big wrench in my writing plans. But it's such a happy wrench I don't really care. I do like it when life does such a good job. … Continue reading When life happens well
Omygoshomygoshomygosh! You guys, I'm so ridiculously happy I can't stop grinning. Even when I'm sleeping. I woke up in the middle of the night last night and realised there was a great big grin on my face...at 2a.m. My oldest boy surprised me by coming to visit! I had no clue...he was very good at … Continue reading Happy momma, right here!
This has been an intriguing past few days for me. And I mean that in a good way. Mostly, I think it comes down to my realisation that I've fallen in love with writing again. It's a pretty cool feeling, right...when you're doing something that you enjoy so much you lose track of time when … Continue reading If it ain’t broke…