Tag Archives: spring

Time of Grace on Promo to Mark Easter 1916 Centennial

When I started writing the book that became Time of Grace in 1996, I really gave little thought to the Easter Rising of 1916 being almost 100 years old. After all, as a child in Dublin in the 1970s, I knew an elderly … Continue reading

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Review: A Long Way from Paris

With the arrival of spring comes thoughts of greenery, young animals, travel, and so on. Not long ago, I happened to stumble on a memoir by an unfamiliar writer, E.C. Murray, called A Long Way from Paris and loaded it on my Kindle. … Continue reading

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Blossoms in January

I love seeing flowering fruit trees every January; seems like it happens here ridiculously early, and I’m always surprised. But we are officially in a drought in California. We’ve had no rain here at all for months. The governor has … Continue reading

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Marking St. Patrick’s

As I mentioned in a previous post on this blog, I don’t ever do much for St. Patrick’s, but I usually find myself in a celebratory mood anyway because of the coming of spring. The fruit trees are blossoming madly … Continue reading

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