The “Droughtlander” antidote

Musical composer genius Bear McCreary recently dropped the soundtrack from Outlander season 4. We won’t have to wait much longer for season 5 – my personal favorite as far as the books are concerned. I made a master playlist of all the soundtracks, and I’m listening to it as I write this. I may like… Continue reading The “Droughtlander” antidote

Written in my own Heart’s Blood

1778:  France declares war on Great Britain, the British army leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington’s troops leave Valley Forge in pursuit.  At this moment, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married Claire, Jamie’s wife; his illegitimate son has discovered (to his horror) who his father really… Continue reading Written in my own Heart’s Blood

The Honeymoon

May 1990 Roger and his wife lay down in bed, snuggled together on the edge of sleep. “You know, Bree,” he said.  “In all the years we’ve been marrit, we havena really had a honeymoon.” In answer, she rolled over on her stomach and leaned on her elbows, facing him. “That’s true, but there wasn’t… Continue reading The Honeymoon