Category Archives: swimming

The water beckons…

Water is so beneficial to us. For me it’s an almost spiritual experience. As a person whose mind is always going, whose inside chatter never ceases, being in the water comes the closest to bringing me inner peace. And I’m … Continue reading

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What songs are on your music device?

The main character in my novel, The Quarry’s Child, Meg Riley, has eclectic tastes in music.  Her iPod, iPhone and iPad contain a wide variety of tunes.  As a child of the 1970s, Meg’s musical foundation lies in Classic Rock.  … Continue reading

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Tannins and lake water…

Many lakes, ponds and streams are affected by the tannins present in leaves and wood that find their way into these bodies of water.  Since I was never a chemistry student, I won’t bore you with scientific information but the … Continue reading

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Summer…

“Summer…it turns me upside down…” that beginning line to the song “Magic” by the Cars sums up summer to me.  It is by far my favorite season of the year, followed closely by autumn.  Why do I love summer?  Is it … Continue reading

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