My reflections on dropping my oldest son off on his college doorstep yesterday strangely made me think of the chicken coop.
This has been added to my bucket list!
#TitanicMuseum #China #PeggyWirau #StarsInApril
Welcome back to my blog about the RMS Titanic. I took a short hiatus due to moving, but I’m back to posting regularly again. As for writing updates, I’m still seeking publication of my novel about twelve-year-old Titanic survivor Ruth Becker, and I’m in the middle of writing a new novel, based on a true story that took place during the American Revolution. I love hearing from readers, so please continue to comment and share the posts with others.
In 2017, we looked at the new Titanic replica being built in China—the first full-size replica of the ship ever constructed. Designed to be a tourist attraction and not actually sail anywhere, Titanic II (as some are calling it) is situated 930 miles from the nearest ocean, in Daying, Sichuan Provence. It will float, though, in a man-made reservoir to be built around it.
Construction site showing the hull interior, with…
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The Care and Cultivation of Climbing Roses
My Second Son Spreads His Roots
Though I have the proverbial “green thumb,” a love for all things gardening, I’ve never been good at growing roses.
Rose growers know this flower is temperamental and highly reactive to its environment. Everything has to be just so—the soil acidity, the need for watering at specific times, the constant threat of a multitude of diseases, and the susceptibility of attack from all kinds of insects specific to roses, Over the years, every rose plant I planted, I’m sad to say, died.
I love this . . .
We can now live stream this entire evening if we can’t make it to New York City!
Photo courtesy Women’s Sports Foundation
Register for FREE for access to the awards show and mark your calendar to join us on October 18 as the Annual Salute is streamed LIVE from Cipriani Wall Street in NYC. The event kicks off with our Grand March of Athletes at 7 p.m. EDT featuring Billie Jean King, Maya Moore, Michelle Kwan, Lyn St. James, Gabby Douglas and more, followed by the presentation of awards.
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I’m not going to lie. It’s painful …
When I talk about the writing profession, I share with my students, “Be prepared to have a day job.”
I came across this poem today. The irony is it was written in 2010.
If You Want to be Prezadent