Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Price of Progress in TV Land

   When I was born, television was something new and exciting. It was a large box with a screen that was housed in a piece of furniture. In the back of the screen was a forest of tubes and connectors that 'caught' the signal and translated them into a picture for our viewing pleasure.    [...]

By | 2011-05-30T21:13:28+00:00 May 30th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating the Month of May

Each girl who attended St. Michael's grammar school automatically became a 'Child of Mary'. As such, we were given a rosary, a holy medal of the Blessed Virgin, and a lovely blue ribbon on which to wear the medal. Mostly we were obligated to attend devotions where the rosary was prayed aloud and to partake [...]

By | 2011-05-22T22:53:55+00:00 May 22nd, 2011|Valley Memories Articles|0 Comments

Bugs vs. Historical Fiction

     I've been asked by numerous people why I chose to write historical fiction as opposed to any other genre (romance, comedy, mystery, etc). I suppose the answer lies with the knowledge that everything we experience or do is a form of history.      Historical fiction, for me, helps me understand why I've said or [...]

By | 2017-05-18T21:35:39+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments