“Nature’s music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.” ~Mary Webb English romance novelist and poet Mary Webb was born on this day in 1881.
Author: JJ Shaun
Random Quote for March 24, 2023
“Writing is always a restorative process. It’s like paddling a kayak. When you’re writing, you can’t do anything else. You’re in the space you’re in. So, in that way, it’s enormously centering and restorative.” ~Tabitha King American author Tabitha King was born on this day in 1949.
Spring Is In The Air
(C) 2022, JJ Shaun This week we celebrated the vernal equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere, heralding the beginning of spring. The region experienced a bit of wind, but the day was mostly sunshine. Tuesday was even nicer. In typical Northern Colorado fashion, winter reappeared on Wednesday. We shoveled a few inches of wet snow … Continue reading Spring Is In The Air
Random Quote for March 22, 2023
“I think it’s time that we have a women’s show about the West. The concentration has been on the men and the Indians.” ~Louis L’Amour American novelist and short story writer Louis L’Amour was born on this day in 1908.
Random Quote for March 21, 2023
“At the same time, I think books create a sort of network in the reader’s mind, with one book reinforcing another. Some books form relationships. Other books stand in opposition. No two writers or readers have the same pattern of interaction.” ~Margaret Mahy New Zealand author Margaret Mahy was born day in 1936.
Random Quote for March 20, 2023
“Submitting to censorship is to enter the seductive world of ‘The Giver’: the world where there are no bad words and no bad deeds. But it is also the world where choice has been taken away and reality distorted. And that is the most dangerous world of all.” ~Lois Lowry American writer Lois Lowry was … Continue reading Random Quote for March 20, 2023
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 127
First Reader and I drove up to the property to look-see at what’s left of the snow. The short answer: Not much. The mud, however, is another story. While the snow is melting, there are still plenty of patches where thick, sticky mud would make heavy equipment operators miserable. (C) 2023, JJ ShaunThe view from … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 127
Random Quote for March 18, 2023
“Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.” ~Edgar Cayce American clairvoyant Edgar Cayce was born on this day in 1877.
Random Quote for March 17, 2023
“We all need a past—that’s where our sense of identity comes from.” ~Penelope Lively British writer of fiction for both children and adults Penelope Lively was born on this day in 1933.
Random Quote for March 16, 2023
“Be the hero of your own life. Don’t let somebody else play that role.” ~Margaret Weis American fantasy and science fiction author Margaret Weis was born on this day in 1948.