Marching Into March

March is here and as I type this post and look outside, I see rain-snow mix—the first snow we’ve had this year. It’s a month of promises for warmer weather and gardening, which is quite interesting since March was named after the Roman God of War, Mars. Militaries resumed their crusades after the interruption of [...]

A Few Sweets for Valentine

ValentineFlirtatious, AdmireCuddling, Romancing, BesottingSpark, Radiant, Hostile, UnhappyOpposing, Defaming, DuelingBitter, CruelEnemy Diamante is a diamond shaped poem with seven lines. The first line is a noun/subject, the second line are adjectives of the noun, and the third line are –ing words relating to the noun. Then the fourth line has two words describing the noun, and [...]

Haunting Halloween Reads

When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween It’s the month of ghosts and ghouls and ghastly fun. Are you looking for a frightful scare? This 31 Days of October Volume III anthology consists of short stories written by members of the Goodreads Writers 750 Group, [...]

Holidays Are Here With Much Good Cheer!

Hey Lovelies, I'm sorry I haven't posted about Tuscany. With the holiday season upon us, I've been busy with Holiday newsletter, gifts, and cookies...and watching the Chicago Bears! The Chicago Bears are the 2018 NFC North Champions, and on top of that, they beat Green Bay!!!! Definitely a call for celebration. Since I live in [...]