Happy Birthday to the Bard

This post first appeared on Shakespeare’s birthday two years ago at the Great Escapes site.  But I thought it might be fun to repost it and wish another happy birthday to the Bard. Considered the greatest playwright of all time and known for some of the most beautiful romances in literature, Shakespeare certainly knew how… Continue Reading

April 18th

Is a very special day ~ It’s the anniversary of the 8.3 earthquake that struck the city of San Francisco at 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906. Julia Bonatti, San Francisco astrologer and my protagonist in the Zodiac Mysteries, is a native San Franciscan, and since most of the city’s residents hail from other places,… Continue Reading

I Miss Pluto . . .

Remember when Pluto was a planet, the ninth from the Sun? I do. That’s why it’s so lamentable that Pluto has been downgraded to a (I really hate to use this word) dwarf planet, even a “plutoid.” I’m shaking my head – a plutoid? Really? Those foolish earthlings at the International Astronomical Union! See, Julia… Continue Reading