robin maderich

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It seems we’ve taken a while to get here, but I believe we’re ready to begin.  Remember, there really is no exact or right way to do this.  Every wreath I’ve made looks nothing like any of the others. They are all different. It is the nature of nature. The main thing is this: secure […]

It may seem a bit early for this type of blog, but honestly, Christmas will be upon us sooner than we can blink. In addition, you will need to start gathering some of the materials for your wreath now with the onset of Autumn. I don’t purport to be an expert at wreath-making, but I […]

I have the various containers, now all I have to do is replant them with some of these fabulous fall flowers and greens. I removed all the dead summer plants (my garden and planters didn’t fare too well this year) and will replace them with something like these. I can feel my face converting to […]

I hope you enjoy this last excerpt from Past Sins, available now in e-book on Amazon. Cold pressure prevented Perry lifting her eyelids. She brought her hands up, clawing, fumbling, panic filling her as she struggled with what ended up being nothing more sinister than a washcloth over her eyes. Dangling the dripping cloth, she […]

I hope you enjoy this excerpt from Past Sins, available now in e-book on Amazon. Ethan heard water. Loud water. He bounded up between rocks to a stony ascent, perspiration dripping between his shoulder blades. The trail ended at a steep drop, a creek running swiftly over large boulders below. On the opposite side, spraying […]

I hope you enjoy this excerpt from Past Sins, available now in e-book on Amazon. “Now hast thou but one bare hour to live, And then thou must be damned perpetually, Stand still, you ever-moving spheres of heaven, That time may cease, and midnight never come.” Christopher Marlowe 1564-93 Doctor Faustus (1604) Ethan swung the […]

Interview with Ethan Taylor, male protagonist from Past Sins, available now from Amazon. Me:      Welcome, Ethan. Thank you so much for coming out of your usual habitat to join me today. Ethan:  No thanks needed. Happy to do this. Me:      I must say, you are a rather scrumptious looking fellow. Ethan:  Excuse me? Me:      (coughing) […]