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When Life Hands You Dragons
January 20, 2019
On the blog this week, I’m pondering things that hide under the bed, and giving away a $50 Amazon gift card. Leave your comment here.
The January Blisses
January 13, 2019
On the blog this week, I’m holding forth about why I enjoy certain aspects of the bleakest time of year. Also giving away a $50 e-gift card to one commenter.
On the blog this week…
January 6, 2019
I’m maundering on about the importance of play, and my determination to be playful, darn it! Also giving away a $50 Amazon gift card. Leave a comment here.
So Long, 2018
December 30, 2018
On the blog this week, I’m reviewing some of the year’s proud moments and giving away a $50 Amazon gift card. Give it a read right here.
January 20, 2019 • Grace's Most Recent Blog Post
For much of my life, I have been afraid of the dark. When I was little, I’d wait for my roommates to fall asleep (originally I shared a room with three siblings, then one), then I’d creep out into the hall and turn on a light, THEN I could fall asleep. Later in life one of my brothers objected even to the light that came into his bedroom through the crack under his door, so I’d stay awake until he fell asleep, then put a towel over that crack, turn on the hall light, and … Continue reading
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“Children, much less three children and one of them a female, will not do.” More strongly than that, Hessian Kettering could not put his sentiments, not in the presence of his niece. “I have no patience with noise, drama, or dirt, while children delight in all of the foregoing.”
Worth Kettering passed Hessian the baby, whose charming attributes included a penchant for batting at the noses of unsuspecting uncles.
“Lord Evers’s will names you as guardian of all three,” Worth said, pouring himself a fresh glass of lemonade. “Unless you want to tangle with Chancery—at considerable expense, I might add—then you have become the legal authority over three children. The boys will remain at school for the rest of the term, and for the girl, you simply hire a governess or two.”