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Rescued Flowers

Sometimes rescuing flowers from garden centers works. Sometimes it doesn’t. Even though these gerbera daisies are beautiful, most of them were looking really bad. They’re the prettiest big flowers, and the other that I had gotten last year (much bigger size in red) never died back, and flowered from late winter to late fall. It’s flowering happily now.

The lavender azaleas’ flowers won’t last much longer and I love purple flowers, so I picked two of them up at half price, though I’d like to get some that are thrice blooming. Those are nearly 10 times the price of these. So maybe next year.

I’m working on The Bounty Hunter Gets Her Wolf now, this is Sarandon Silver’s story. I’ll have to turn in the synopsis soon, so hoping to get a head start on it so that when I write the synopsis, it will work for this book. 74,000 words to go!

My one neighbor works on his garden all the time, so I have to keep up with the Jones’s. My neighbor across the street makes a concerted effort too. I keep adding perennial flowers, hoping they’ll expand and take over, but last year I had just moved in, so it’s a work in progress.

Then yesterday, my other next-door neighbor was planting flowers (they’re new, and the other before them didn’t plant flowers). Oh no! Now I have to redouble my efforts. lol I have two Jones’s to keep up with. And you know what? That’s nice. Pretty landscapes.

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I planted more of the sky pencil holly yesterday when it was cooler in the morning. It’s getting so hot and muggy in the afternoons already. Here, Tanner is checking out the manure compost soil, wondering who was scent-marking his yard! I still have to plant 9 more holly to reach the end of the fence.

Off to work. Another beautifully foggy morning.

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

Connect with Terry Spear:

Website: http://www.terryspear.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear

Wilde & Woolly Bears http://www.celticbears.com

Practice Makes Perfect…or…

At least better!

My first portrait pictures were blurry and awful. So I’m getting better at this. We wanted to take the photos with a pretty backdrop. My daughter is due any day now. So this was a last chance to take pictures with Mommy and Daddy before baby is born.

We walked around the Otter Pound, the name I’ve given it since that’s where I captured pictures of the 3 otters before. I’ve seen pictures of couples in the woods, so there are some woods near this, which I hope they leave like it is! It was perfect for pictures. The sun was setting, and my son-in-law had just gotten off from work. It was hot and muggy, but perfect as far as not being cold, rainy, and the bugs weren’t bad. They will be.

Every spam call I get, I think this is it! Well, it will be soon!

And remember that with anything, practice makes perfect. Or…better.

Have a perfect day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

Connect with Terry Spear:

Website: http://www.terryspear.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear

Wilde & Woolly Bears http://www.celticbears.com

 

 

Flowers and Fog

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An anemone in oil paint. The leaves to the upper left hand corner is a miniature rose bush. The anemones didn’t come up last year, so I figured they didn’t make it, so I almost planted a rosebush on top of them. Whoops. 🙂 ❤

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I’m more into purple and red flowers, but yellow brighten purple and red, and when I found these peach, I totally loved how they had multiple colors on the rosebush. This is Peach Knockout Drift. And yellow Asian lily.

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And a cool, spooky fog.

That’s it! Back to proofing print for Galaxy Warrior!

Have a wonderful day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

Connect with Terry Spear:

Website: http://www.terryspear.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear

Wilde & Woolly Bears http://www.celticbears.com

Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply!! 99 Cents!

99 Cents!!!!

An alpha werewolf meets his match in this sizzling paranormal romance from USA Today bestselling author Terry Spear

THERE’S A NEW WOLF PACK IN SILVER TERRITORY
Wolf shifter and park ranger Eric Silver is committed to his job policing spectacular San Isabel National Forest, and he’s hot on the scent of some mysterious wolves who are up to no good. When Eric’s investigation leads him to cross paths with forester Pepper Grayling, he’s fascinated to learn this she-wolf is her pack’s leader—strong, independent, and definitely not looking for a mate.

AND THIS TIME THE LEADER’S A SHE…
With unknown dangers on the prowl, Pepper is tempted to give in to her attraction to Eric and align her pack with his. But Pepper’s been pursued by many an alpha male out to take over her pack and gain her hard-won territory—and Eric is a born leader. How does Eric earn the trust of a she-wolf who’s been betrayed so often in the past?

Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply  (Book 19)
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One of the Silver Town wolves’ stories.

I finished most of my promo blogs for Between a Wolf and a Hard Place–coming April 4th! Another Silver Wolf tale. Need to finish one more of the promo blogs this morning, taxes are done, Dreaming of the White Wolf Christmas edits are done, Flight of the White Wolf is with beta readers, and that means????

Next up is Sarandon Silver’s story. So I need to figure out what I’m going to write on that one. 🙂  And I need to proof Galaxy Warrior’s print book. My daughter is due any day now and so I thought while I’m waiting on her to have the baby, it would make for a great time to proof the book. Or not. 🙂

But in the meantime, I wanted to share the sale price on Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply, the book normally selling for $7.99.

And here are some pictures I took of flowers I’ve planted or are coming back from last year.

So I was taking pictures of fog this morning before I jump on the promo blog this morning. Hope you have a flower-filled day!  Mine is cool beans foggy.

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

Connect with Terry Spear:

Website: http://www.terryspear.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear

Wilde & Woolly Bears http://www.celticbears.com

Wearing Green!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Yes, I have several Irish ancestors, Scottish, Viking, English, German, Welsh, French, Canadian–so just a melting pot of all good.

When I was in school, I was proud to wear the green, but it was a necessity also, if you didn’t want to get pinched!

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So here’s to loving green. I love green in the landscape, makes me feel connected, dreamy, at peace.

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Wearing the green–for protection.

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Wearing the green is part of who they are.

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Green, green dragonfly

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May the luck of the Irish be with you all day and throughout the year!

Terry Spear
“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
Connect with Terry Spear:
Website: http://www.terryspear.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear
Wilde & Woolly Bears: http://www.celticbears.com

Being Random

Easter bear and bunny and their bunny dolls, fox friend, and lamb babies.

The moon yesterday morning, wine glasses at a restaurant, and a juvenile red-bellied woodpecker.

Have a great and wonderful day!

Terry Spear
“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
Connect with Terry Spear:
Website: http://www.terryspear.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear
Wilde & Woolly Bears: http://www.celticbears.com

3 is a Crowd, but 10 is Chaos

 

You know you’ve seen the contests to see how many people can crowd into a VW Bug. Well here is a contest among the doves to see how many can fit on to the bird feeder.

There were 7 and I thought no more could crowd on. Wait, now 8. And with an already filled tray, two more jumped on top of the white winged doves’ backs to get to the good eating. Total chaos.

When you gotta eat, you gotta eat.

Don’t be shy. Work your way in and smile.

Okay, so I finished writing Flight of the White Wolf, yay! But then got edits for Dreaming of the White Wolf. Hold on! I need to do my taxes next!!! But these edits are due in 8 days. I’ve got to type in one more scene on Flight and then send it off to a beta reader. So that takes priority this morning. 🙂 My bird feeder plate is full of deadlines.

Have a great and wonderful day!

Terry Spear
“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”
Connect with Terry Spear:
Website: http://www.terryspear.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421434.Terry_Spear
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TerrySpearParanormalRomantics
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TerrySpear
Wilde & Woolly Bears: http://www.celticbears.com