Author: Laci

Wring Group: Short Story: IX

The writing prompt for this story was an unsolved mystery. We all drew mysteries from a hat and I got the Flannan Lighthouse Mystery. Here is the short blurb: In 1900, thre lighthouse keepers disappeared from their post at the Flannan Island Lighthouse. The ship sent to relieve the men could tell something was very

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Texas Renaissance Festival

A couple of weeks ago I got the opportunity to visit the Texas Renaissance Festival down near Houston. I love Ren Fests, I think they are a ton of fun, they typically have good food and great entertainment along with some pretty decent mead. We visited on Pirate Weekend and there were a ton of

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Book Review: Medium Raw

Title: Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who CookAuthor: Anthony BourdainPublication Date: 2010Publishing House: Harper Audio After listening to Kitchen Confidential I was interested in reading more of Bourdain’s books. Medium Raw is not a sequel to Kitchen Confidential but it is a companion book in that Bourdain

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Caddo Lake State Park

It’s time to go camping! This was a hot summer but we did go camp during it…once. Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in the state of Texas. Yes, all the other lakes are man made reservoirs and many are damed rivers that then flooded the surrounding area. Caddo is part of the Big

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Ireland: Goodbye for Now

We did a lot in Ireland. Almost too much, there were things we cut out because we just had done so much in such a short amount of time and needed to slow down a bit. There is nothing wrong with taking a step back and relaxing a bit, whether that is on a trip

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Ireland: Tales We Heard

While climbing Slieve League our guide, Barry, told us some wild stories of events that had occurred in Ireland. There were two in particular that stood out to me. The Battle of the Book and plane crash from WWII on the far side of Donegal Bay. Battle of Cúl Dreimhne | Battle of the Book

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