SWEET TEA AND SUMMER VACATIONS

Happy last summer Monday of July friends.Nancy Naigle here and I’ll be joining you the last Monday of every month from my farm here in southern Virginia. We raise goats here on Holland Farm which is located not but about 20 minutes from the Carolina line off I95. Thanks for joining me today. I love…

Mental Illness and the Serial Killer

“Brain In Head” by smokedsalmonPhoto Courtesy of  FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Are you a serial killer?” I laughed hearing that question, but after a moment, it gave me pause. What made me different from someone who killed others? What made me realize that killing was wrong? Is it the alleged moral conscience we all have that guides me…

Summer Time Deviled Eggs

Rae Green, down at the Sea Witch Saloon and Grill, said to give you-all a shout out for July with this recipe of hers sure to have everyone clamoring for more;  so here’s the recipe for Rae’s Summer Deviled Eggs. ·         Large or jumbo eggs ·         Mayonnaise ·         Hot sauce ·         Dry mustard ·         Fresh herbs such…

Finders Keepers – Losers Weepers

Greetings, Gentle Reader! This month W3 is all about Summer Vacation. Ah, summer, sun, and surf. There’s nothing better than sitting on a blanket with a book, staring out at the waves, and hoping to see a dolphin or two. Grab a patch of sand and join me, won’t you? Wait! Look over there. Something’s…

The Alpha Male Vampire

In romance, the alpha male is strong, assertive, successful and driven. Nothing stands between him and his goal. He is not one to discuss his feelings or ask the heroine about hers. In the end, we learn that he loves as fiercely as he lives. In paranormals, the alpha male is taken to the extreme…

Zombies and the Heat

Photo courtesy of  FreeDigitalPhotos.net What is it about a heat wave that brings out the crazies? There used to be a time when one had to be careful of the full moon, but now with mother nature regurgitating on us or suffocating us in the swells of her heat, I can’t help but wonder if…

Beam me up, Scottie! Please!

I’ve always been intrigued by the moon. Maybe my fascination comes from one too many viewings (at too young an age) of reruns of Lon Cheney’s The Wolfman. I remember being petrified that I’d stumble across a wolfman in my own neighborhood, some poor, tormented soul who’d lost his mind and was bent on taking…

Ebook Evolution

There’s been a dramatic rise in e-reading and e-reader ownership over the last two years. But while the e-reader in your hand is vastly different from the book you used to hold, the content between the covers is, essentially, still the same. Publishers are still serving up black and white text, stories delivered by flipping…

Let Me Break Out the Visual Aids

Welcome to Words, Women, Wisdom or W3 for short – the home base of a group of women who, er, use words… wisely… in their writing. We are a diverse bunch, writing in a broad spectrum of genres, but the one thing, (three things actually,) that we all have in common is the use of…

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Manly Firmness

By Alexa Day My country and my column are going to share a birthday! And what better time to start dipping Below the Fold than the Fourth of July? My happy mission: to provide you with some ways to make this hot holiday even hotter. Let’s talk fireworks and get this celebration started with a…