Monday, November 26, 2012

Bow of the Moon Sneak Peek

Made by JosDCreations
Here is a first look at the cover, description and first line of my latest book.  JosDCreations did a fantastic job with the cover!

Bow of the Moon

Most legendary weapons have been lost to the ages. Although their true power is long forgotten, their memory makes some risk everything to procure them. One such weapon is hidden in plain sight. When ignorance melts away, the weapon that has saved the Empire on numerous occasions becomes a target. Can the weapon’s steward keep it a secret before it falls into the wrong hands?

Book two of The World In-between series.

Chapter One   Home Again

Berty stood waiting in the large circular room with its wood grained walls and brass chandeliers dressed in his gold trimmed green shirt and matching pants.

Bow of the Moon will be coming soon.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Giving Legendary Thanks

The First Thanksgiving has become an American legend, a fairytale of sorts. Pilgrims and Tribesmen gathered around a large table celebrating the fruits of the first harvest. Each brought different foods to share. Yes, it really happened, but the true details have been lost to the ages.

Thanksgiving dinner with the Castellano family has all the makings of being legendary. We get a huge turkey from a local farm. Stuffing is made from saved leftover bread. Our cranberry mold has a lightness that dances on your palette. The pumpkin pie harks back to the days before dense, sugary pre-made crust.

Of course, there is a pasta course like we have at every big meal. This year, we will blend our pasta with clams and mussels from our New England roots. A colonial style oyster stew will be served in cute covered pumpkin bowls. Brussel sprouts from the garden are sautéed with roasted Italian chestnuts. Our meal will start with a classic Italian-American antipasto salad. We blend our heritages to make our own traditions in true American fashion.

Thursday is approaching. I am looking forward to quality time in the kitchen cooking with my family. In my family, making the food together is just as important as enjoying the fruits of our labor.

Legends are crafted using every fiber that we offer. We all have our own legends to create. Getting together with loved ones brings something legendary out of us all.

I hope your tables overflow with food, your conversations overflow with laughter and your hearts overflow with love.

Happy Thanksgiving!