June 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

June 21 is the summer solstice, the official first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. On the solstice, planet earth is tilted at an angle towards the sun where it receives the longest duration of sunlight making solstice the longest day of the year. Here in the...
May 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

May is a month of anticipation and hope. Trees and flowers begin to bloom, the grass begins to green, birds are singing and thoughts of spending hours in the gardens fill my mind and imagination.  And now for a bit of interesting trivia. The month of May entered...
April 2022

April 2022

It’s Tulip Time in our beautiful Skagit Valley Washington! After two years of pandemic woes, it is truly exciting that the annual Tulip Festival is once again in full bloom. Our valley will once more be welcoming thousands of visitors to come feast their eyes...
March 2022

March 2022

As an author of historical fiction, specifically dealing with World War I and World War II, it is shocking to realize that countries are still engaging in unprovoked and premeditated war.  That Russia has invaded Ukraine, an independent and sovereign nation,...
February 2022

February 2022

According to an informal poll conducted by me, everyone I speak with is ready and waiting for spring. However, wily ole Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today predicting another 6 weeks of winter. But I have never put much store in Groundhog Predictions, and since my...
January 2022

January 2022

May this first newsletter of 2022 find you warm, safe, healthy, and ready to usher in a 2022 filled with hope! Brrr! We have had quite the winter here with as much as a foot or two of snow blanketing much of Western Washington. We had a white Christmas, only the fifth...

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