It’s that time of year again …Once Upon a Time

It’s that time of year again!  Each spring, Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings hosts the Once Upon a Time “Challenge,” a reading event celebrating fantasy, folklore, and magic.  This event has always been close to my heart, because when I first started blogging, it was the Once Upon a Time challenge that really made meRead more

Once Upon a Time VIII

It’s that time of year again.  Winter is over (unless we get another snowstorm on Tuesday, but I’m in denial), the allergies are starting to kick in, and pretty soon the cherry blossoms will be in bloom.  Each year to welcome the spring, Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings hosts the Once Upon a Time Challenge.Read more

Armchair BEA Day #6 – Wrap-Up & Other Updates

I’d like to thank all of you for making Armchair BEA such a fantastic experience!  When I signed up, I didn’t expect such a fast-paced and wonderful event, or that I’d meet so many new blogging friends. Here’s a quick recap of my posts: Armchair BEA Day #1: Introduction Armchair BEA Day #2 – Blogger DevelopmentRead more

…and they lived happily ever after

Yesterday concludes the sixth annual Once Upon a Time Challenge, hosted by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings. This challenge is special to me because last year’s Once Upon a Time was the first reading challenge that I ever participated in. Even though I didn’t read as much this year as I had initially planned, theRead more

Once Upon a Time VI

“There was one small boy who saw them pass, his nose pressed to the window glass as four, ten, twenty coyotes drifted through suburban yards, headed for some wilder place where the child longed to follow.  Later his mother would tell him it was only a dream, and he would believe her.”  ~Terri Windling, “TheRead more