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Still More Contributions to Germany Ja!

I’ve posted about previous batches of contributions to Germany Ja here and here. Today I’ll tell you about more of my contributions over the last couple of years. One was written just for Germany Ja while others originally appeared on this blog, and some are a bit of a combination: On Read more →

Spotlight on Childfree Books: Pride and Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children

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Pride & Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children  by Terri Casey is a collection of interviews with 25 women from different backgrounds and of different ages, all of whom chose not to have children. Although I’ve done other posts on childfree books before, this was the first of the Read more →

Book Blog Tour: Feng Shui for Writers by M.C. Simon

Welcome to Embracing Adventure’s first book blog tour. Today I’m here with M.C. Simon, author of Feng Shui for Writers. I met M.C. during the 30 Day Blog Challenge. Some of you may remember her name from one of my posts on happiness, which was inspired by one of her Read more →

Celebrating LGBT+ Love & Marriage Equality

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You’d have to have been cut off from social media or somewhere without coverage of U.S. events not to know what happened a few days ago in America. But in case you have been: it is now legal in all 50 States for same sex couples to marry, and every Read more →

My PoMoSco Experience Part 3 and a Poetry Book Giveaway (The Splinter Factory)

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I’m back to tell you about my last five experiences with prompts from Found Poetry Review’s PoMoSco (Poetry Month Scouts). 11. “The Hero’s Path” for the Redacted badge using the source ‘On Sheep Wolves and Sheepdogs’ from the book On Combat by Lt. Col Dave Grossman I picked this source Read more →

My PoMoSco Experience Part 2 and a Poetry Book Giveaway (The Splinter Factory)

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I’m back to tell you about my next five experiences with prompts from Found Poetry Review’s PoMoSco (Poetry Month Scouts) project and remind you that you still have some time if you want to enter to win a copy of The Splinter Factory by Jeffrey McDaniel. (Enter with the Rafflecopter Read more →

Memorial Day Commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial

Last year, on the Saturday before Memorial Day, my husband and I went to the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial (Cimetière Militaire Américain), where 5076 service members are buried and 371 are listed as missing in action. We happened to show up just in time for a commemoration we did Read more →

My PoMoSco Experience Part 1 and a Poetry Book Giveaway (The Splinter Factory)

Quilled and acrylic painted Sherlock Holmes posed on the first page of The Hound of the Baskervilles.

After spending April working at my internship site and participating in Found Poetry Review’s Poetry Month Scouts (PoMoSco) and the beginning of May finishing my internship, graduating (hurray), and taking a couple of weeks to rest my brain, I’m back to the blogosphere. Since the PoMoSco site is only up Read more →

A Month of Poems and Badges: Found Poetry Review’s PoMoSco (Poetry Month Scouts) Project

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It’s the first of April! For some people, that means it’s April Fool’s Day. For poets, that means it’s the start of National Poetry Month. Whoohoo! Some of you may remember that a couple years ago around this time I was participating in The Found Poetry Review‘s Pulitzer Remix, during Read more →

Looking for Spring Date Ideas?

Spring Date Ideas from Simple Moments Stick

Susannah of Simple Moments Stick kicked off spring with a collaboration in which she gathered over two dozen spring date ideas from around the blogosphere. Number 14: Do a Photoshoot of Your City comes from my post about when my husband and I went back up to the Philosphenweg (Philosophers’ Read more →

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