Sunday, February 26, 2017

Lyrical Pens: More MTW book reviews, a recap and an invitation.

Lyrical Pens: More MTW book reviews, a recap and an invitation.: cj Sez :  I met the authors of the following books during Mystery Thriller Week and am happy to share reviews of their books today. (No...

Sunday, February 12, 2017

A Trip to the Mobius Strip: Mystery Thriller Week Begins! :-)

A Trip to the Mobius Strip: Mystery Thriller Week Begins! :-): Mystery Thriller Week started today and I am happy to say my books are featured not once, but twice on opening day!  In the wonderful &...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Mystery Thriller Week Feb 12 - 22 (trailer 1)

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

I would like to invite bloggers, book reviewers, and authors to join in for #mysteryThrillerWeek. This event is running February 12 - 22, 2017. We have many authors and bloggers signed up and participating. Please check out and join in on this adventure. There are free books for review, audiobooks for review, interviews with available authors. So much more. Please consider this a personal invitation to join us. is our Facebook page. We look forward to hearing from you. 
Vicki from the Event Team

Saturday, January 15, 2011

A new year means a new outlook on life

He new year came in with me living in a new location.  A move of 2000 miles again. This decade, just like last decade has me starting over in a new state.  This time I have moved to Kentucky. I am closer to Angie and happily Casey and her family and Ellis and his family relocated here as well. 

This move has been great for the family. We have been reunited with Angie and it means that all 11 grandchildren are now in one city.  One small city named Winchester. This is the city that Daniel Boone lived before the civil war.  The history here is interesting, and since I love history, it is conveniently located. We had plans to attend the open house at Fort Boonesboro, but it was closed because of bad weather. Once spring arrives I will be touring the fort and learning more about how the lives were led back in the early 1800's.

The house I rent is backed up to a sheep farm and so Beau and Arrow, the Australian shepherds love to herd them by running up to the fence and barking. They can herd the sheep all the way up to the house on top of the hill.  They feel quite a sense of accomplishment and head in for dinner.

The winter here has been a bit cold.  We have had snow several days and one ice storm.  The power has never gone out, so I am thankful for that.  The dogs seem to enjoy the snow to a certain degree. They  do however come in quickly when there is snow on the ground.  Arrow has developed the bad habit of slipping past Gerry when he comes home from work and running loose for about thirty  minutes.  She returns after checking out the back yards that connect all the houses on the dead end road. 

Hubpages have been occupying much of my time as I try to increase my presence at the site.  This is a site that allows you to write on a variety of subjects and have people comment and leave feedback. I enjoy the site immensely and have been writing there for over a year. 

Casey writes there and has some interesting hubs on some very unusual topics. After much convincing, Angie has set up an account and I hope to read some of her work soon.  I know she will have a wealth of information once she takes a few minutes to start writing. 

Ellis has moved his five children here and they are settling down nicely. They have a cute house with the best fireplace in Winchester. I love the feel of that fire and find myself sitting close to it and soaking it all in. Tyler has really been talking and talking well. He is potty trained and very proud of that accomplishment. The children from all three families had a wonderful Christmas and the day was full of happiness, good company and good food. 

Angie Casey and I have started an exercise program. It is called Zumba and it is fun to exercise when you are dancing to the Brazilian music. The weight is slow to come off, but the fitness is the main goal. So slow and steady is the goal as long as it is fun, I am comfortable with that. There is a website that we use which tracks nutrition, exercise and fitness. The website is called There are so many tools available on this site.  A place to track not just your weight, but your inches as well.

This is a recap of what has been going on in my life and will get me back in the blogging mode. 

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

A New fun Gaming Addiction

Recap on the weekends activities.  This weekend was spent both on Hubpages and on Facebook. I have found a great way to spend a little time when on Facebook.  The game I have recently picked up is called Backyard Monsters.  The game is so fun that I have created several pages on how to play and what to expect from the game. These two pages will get you started with hints and tips that will speed you on your way.

The game is a Civilization, Age of Empires type of game and has a very involved tutorial which will really get you off to a great start. The stories that I have written about the game should teach you everything you need to know about getting started and what creatures you should create in order to protect your village . If you are more aggressive, there is a thorough description of each monster so that you will choose the best monsters to build before you take off to attack other villages. 
The game has both defense and offense available so that you can play in the most aggressive style or be able to concentrate on building up your monster army to protect your lovely village.  Much like Starcraft, you will have to face monsters that come over trying to zerg your village. Towers will assist you in keeping your buildings and creatures safe.

If you just enjoy the match three type of games more than the war games,  I have created a few pages to help you enjoy Jungle Jewels and Bejeweled Blitz

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Monday, July 5, 2010

Backyard Monsters game on Facebook What Fun!!

Awesome little game on Facebook. Fun to play and fun to see the little monsters take shape. Want to know more about it. Check out the story.