Tag: summer

Featured Poem: August

August by Lizette Woodworth Reese No wind, no bird. The river flames like brass. On either side, smitten as with a spell Of silence, brood the fields. In the deep grass, Edging the dusty roads, lie as they fell Handfuls of shriveled leaves from tree and bush. But ’long the orchard fence and at the gate, Thrusting their saffron torches through the hush, Wild … Read More Featured Poem: August

Reading Spaces: Porch Swings

While hammocks are certainly easier to fit into a backyard space (especially if you get a stand for it) a porch swing would be nice as well. I’m a big fan of the ones that are so oversized they resemble a hanging bed – would be the perfect place to spend a lazy summer day! All images via Houzz

Reading Spaces: Welcome June!

Happy first day of June and welcome to the unofficial start of summer! Sharing some summery reading spaces today that I’d love to spend an afternoon in reading a good book and enjoying a glass of lemonade – the perfect summer day! All images via Houzz  


Reading Spaces: Hammock Lounging

Hammocks are one of those things that sound better in theory than they really are. I used to always wish for a hammock to lounge around in and then when we finally got one, I discovered I didn’t like it all that much. For one thing, you keep it outside usually so the bugs and spiders get all over it. For another thing, it’s … Read More Reading Spaces: Hammock Lounging


Reading Spaces: Summer Lounging

Summer will be here before we know it and I’m already dreaming of whiling away lazy summer days with a good book. Truth be told, I burn easily so there isn’t a lot of difference between reading during the summer and reading during any other time of year. But that doesn’t stop me from fantasizing about basking in the sun, preferably on one of … Read More Reading Spaces: Summer Lounging

New Publication!

My short story, Winter’s Cry, was published in the summer issue of The Copperfield Review yesterday. This is the first historical fiction story I wrote, based on true events.