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You need to know this

adminOct 31, 20232 min read

You need to know this Hey there, I feel lucky I can write to you—you’re special to me! October was a rockin’ busy month: three birthdays: my son’s (14th) and my sister’s (22nd) and mine (24th). Whew, lots of singing ‘happy birthday to you’ on & on, ad infinitum…. chachacha My recent historical discoveries have been about word usage—archaic and…

Ottmar Mergenthaler and his Linotype in Postage stamp

Who’s to say?

adminSep 29, 20233 min read

Who’s to say? Hey there, I really get happy when it’s time to write you, because you are so special to me! Here’s Historical trivia for you again this month! What do you think? Ottmar Mergenthaler was just a boy in Germany, but especially handy at repairing clocks, and became an apprentice. At 18, he immigrated to the US in…

Sand Lot - Aug 2023 NL

WARNING: This August email is red-hot!

adminAug 27, 20232 min read

WARNING: This August email is red-hot! Hey there, Yep, it’s red hot, alright! 107, 108, 109+… whew! Have you ever heard of those crazy folks that skinny-dip in icy water just for grins? Anyone know where I can do that? I’m ready, (well, I’ll wear a bathing suit, yeah!) ~~~*~~~ If you’re receiving this for the first time, click here…

Photo #2: Bob and I enjoying German bier

Writerly Wramblings from Ruby – July 2023

adminJul 21, 20233 min read

Writerly Wramblings from Ruby – July 2023 Hey there, WIR LIEBEN DEUTSCHLAND! (We love Germany!) Our family went to Germany for a week in May and it was an awesome time! There are so many things to love about Deutschland. I thought you might like seeing some of our photos from the trip. Click here to learn a little about…

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Ottmar Mergenthaler and his Linotype in Postage stamp

Who’s to say?

Ottmar Mergenthaler was just a boy in Germany, but especially handy at repairing clocks, and became an apprentice. At 18, he immigrated to the US in 1872 to work in...
Sand Lot - Aug 2023 NL

WARNING: This August email is red-hot!

In Etched on the Heart, Maria is disillusioned that women weren’t seen worthy of staying in school. She was taken out at the age of 13 to work at home...
Photo #2: Bob and I enjoying German bier

Writerly Wramblings from Ruby – July 2023

Our family went to Germany for a week in May and it was an awesome time! There are so many things to love about Deutschland. I thought you might like...
Ruby Moseley in a flower field

Writerly Wramblings from Ruby – May 2023

May is one of my favorite months. It’s the weatherso unpredictable! We get torrential rains here in Central Texas, then hot weather, then of course we have a freeze. Never...
Inside Cologne Cathedral

Writerly Wramblings from Ruby – April 2023

Aren’t you glad the weather is ‘sort of’ warming up? I’m encouraged that spring is coming! I received many compliments on the historical info I included in last month’s newsletter...

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Etch of a Promise released on November 18, 2022. Order it from the About the Book page. It is also available on Amazon and all other book retailers.