Category Archives: Appreciation

Pondering Patriotism on the Fourth of July: Perspective of a Diplomat’s Daughter

I grew up a little differently than most Americans. I remember watching the Marines fold the consulate flag when dark fell. The flag was huge, though I think the embassy flags are larger, and it took a lot of them … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.122: The Steampunk World’s Fair 2015

A musical celebration of The Steampunk World’s Fair 2015 for you to enjoy.

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Celebrate World Book Day Abroad and in Reno, NV, on Sunday, April 23rd

I just recently learned that this Sunday, April 23rd, is World Book Day. If you follow my site–and if you’re new, just poke around for a second to see–you’ll know as a reader and writer, books are very important to … Continue reading

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The Punk in Modern Steampunk

It is quite easy to find people who will tell you exactly what steampunk is and what it is not. Pretty much as easy as it is to find people setting rules in almost every area of life. Sometimes those … Continue reading

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A Fun Interview and Book Giveaway

You might have guessed by now how I love to hear from my readers. It makes the publication process worth it (the writing would happen anyway). I was recently contacted by a reader who asked if I would do an … Continue reading

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