Tag Archives: Sue Harrison

Dirt & Bones: Pottery and Playdough

Last fall my husband dug up a bit of what he calls “gumbo” and what area potters call “Pickford clay.” I ran a few Facebook posts about it as I tempered it with sand and molded it into a sort-of … Continue reading

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Your Life & Mine: Rocks and Roses

When we moved to our loft apartment on a sandy lot in the woods, I left behind an almost-thriving perennial garden. An abundant crop of rocks and boulders in our current location was discouraging to say the least, but with … Continue reading

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June 2017 Free Book Winner!!!

Congratulations to our June 2017 book winner, Silva Freeman. In answer to our question about what position she would take in Mr. Rochester’s household, Silva said, “Maid.” Silva, message me your address, and I’ll send MR. ROCHESTER (the book not … Continue reading

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June 2017 FREE BOOK!

My friend, Sarah Shoemaker, wrote this exquisite book, which is set in England late in the reign of George III (1760-1820). Our June 2017 Free Book edition is a new hardcover. Author Mary Sharratt praises MR. ROCHESTER: “Prepare to be … Continue reading

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Dirt & Bones: Living Quarters

In my current novel (Working title: HORSES OF THE WEST SUN, previously BONE FIRE), I based the houses of the River People on the rectangular, semi-subterranean dwellings used by the Dudeşti people who settled in what is now Romania during … Continue reading

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Your Life & Mine: Ironing Day

My brother Bob and I loved ironing day. On ironing day, our mother filled the laundry basket with dampened clothes. She wrestled her old wooden ironing board from its place in the closet and plugged in her iron. Then as … Continue reading

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Our May 2017 Free Book Winner!

Congratulations to Rashawn, who won our drawing for THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Monk Kidd! In answer to our question about birthday presents, Rashawn said that her favorite gifts were books, and she knew she wanted to be a … Continue reading

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May 2017 FREE BOOK!

This past year, my reading group selected THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Monk Kidd for one of our discussions. We all loved it. From the back cover: “A triumphant story about the quest for freedom and empowerment, Sue Monk … Continue reading

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Your Life & Mine: Small Treasures

Once upon a time, when my husband and I were almost 22 years old and had been married nearly 3 years (Wow, that’s young.), I gave birth to our first child, a beautiful baby girl we named Koral Kristine. My … Continue reading

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Dirt & Bones: The Eyes Have It

In my current novel (Working Title: HORSES OF THE WEST SUN) I write about the ancient peoples from whom so many Europeans descend. In the novel, the two groups I write about are the Volk, who have blue eyes, and … Continue reading

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