Category Archives: Trips

Twofer Tuesday – Quotes of Boats

The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat. – Jacques Yves Cousteau and “For one thing, I was no longer alone; a … Continue reading

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Celtic Guide Magazine: An Interview with Editor James McQuiston

James McQuiston, Editor of Celtic Guide magazine, was not only kind enough to take time to answer a few questions about his long and intensive publishing career, he included an article of mine in the December issue. Thanks, Jim, for sharing your fascinating journey from … Continue reading

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A Weekly Drawing – No Art Talent Necessary!

My teen dance book, No One’s Watching, is Irish Dancing and Culture Magazine’s Weekly Draw! Enter between October 1 – 7 for a chance to win an autographed copy and matching bookmark! Continue reading

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Send Your Kids to the Beach for Less than $10!

A Christmas trip to the beach may not be in the cards for your family, but that doesn’t mean you can’t send your child on a refreshing mind vacation! THE TIDE CHANGERS (Penumbra Publishing, 2011) is about thirteen-year-old Ford who overcomes his … Continue reading

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A St. Patrick’s Day Tea

~ Happy St. Patrick’s Day ~

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Photo Prompt

A picture, fragment of conversation, or emotion can suggest the theme or setting for a story or poem. Here’s a photo which might prompt you into scribbling a few odd sentences to work on later: Study the mood of the … Continue reading

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The Day We Were Striblings

A version of this poem was first published in Sotto Voce magazine in 2009. I wrote it after a visit to pick apples at Stribling Orchards: THE DAY WE WERE STRIBLINGS We were tigers in the orchard stripping shadows from the grass, … Continue reading

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