Book Review: The Honey-Don’t List

May 7, 2021 ddominikwickles 0

The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first book I’ve read by the best-selling writing duo Christina Lauren and it probably won’t be the last. This book was funny and engaging. I was rooting for Carey and James in the difficult situation in which they find themselves. […]

Can We Turn To Greek Mythology For Calming?

January 22, 2021 ddominikwickles 0

2021, still in the grip of the pandemic, calls for a sense of calm and happiness. Maybe we can turn to Greek Mythology to help us. In Greek mythology, Alkyone was the daughter of Aeolus, the wind god. When she learned that her husband had died at sea, she threw herself into the Mediterranean and […]

7 Things I Learned in 2020

December 4, 2020 ddominikwickles 0

2020 has been tough for everyone the world over and it’s predicted that this winter will be pretty bad with possible lock-downs again. So here is my attempt to make lemonade when life gives you lemons.  7 Things I Learned in 2020: Walking & deep breathing helps with anxiety – I normally have a tendency to be a […]

It’s July and we’re still in a pandemic…

July 1, 2020 ddominikwickles 0

I hope you are, like me, only going out when you need to and staying safe. You know the deal – wash your hands, wear a face covering and wait at least 6′ away from others. Remember, these guidelines may be irritating and sometimes problematic but it’s what is going to save your life! So, […]

Why Should Earth Day Be Just One Day?

April 23, 2019 ddominikwickles 0

I agree with oh, so many people, that Earth Day must become everyday. We have a gorgeous planet but we won’t if we keep abusing it. One way to honor our Earth is to enjoy nature in all its wonder. Here are just a few photos taken during my family’s numerous camping trips. Enjoy! I […]

Have You Read This Romance Yet?

April 9, 2019 ddominikwickles 0

I’m currently reading A Gift for Guile (The Thief-takers) by Alissa Johnson… (Book Blurb – Courtesy of Amazon.com – buy it) Beautiful and conniving, maddening and brilliant, Esther is everything private detective Samuel Brass shouldn’t want. Esther knows she’s put herself in terrible danger, but nothing will stop her from making amends-not her family’s enemies, […]

Top Ten Book Hooks That Work For Me

April 2, 2019 ddominikwickles 0

Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday blog post. (For info on TTT and to join in, check out That Artsy Reader Girl) What makes me pick up a book to read? Title – can’t resist a catchy title. For example: Chose The Wrong Guy, Gave Him the Wrong Finger by Beth Harbison. Love that title […]

TTT: Top 10 Romantic Songs

March 26, 2019 ddominikwickles 0

Time for a Top Ten Tuesday… That Artsy Reader Girl has a list of topics for Top Ten Tuesday blog posts. Check it out to participate with other book lovers. My Top Ten Romantic Songs: (in no particular order) Time of My Life from the movie Dirty Dancing Lady in Red by Chris de Burgh […]

Books, Words & Lists – What’s Not To Love?

March 12, 2019 ddominikwickles 0

Have you discovered Top Ten Tuesday (TTT)? It’s a weekly blog post project at That Artsy Reader Girl that provides topics to make your own Top Ten list.   So if you love books, words and lists (like me) you will enjoy this Top Ten Tuesday series! Be sure to check out previous posts: TTT […]