One of the books that has had the biggest impact on my life I never read. Back in the 1980s, Jane Seymour was a popular actress. She had sprung to fame as a 007 Bond girl and then cemented her romantic image with Christopher Reeve in the time-traveling romance, Somewhere in Time, and with Anthony Andrews in The Scarlet Pimpernel. She followed those up with many tv mini-series like East of Eden, and finally in the 1990s, she was Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Sometime around 1986, Seymour wrote a…Continue
Tired of the same red roses for Valentine's Day? Try something different and make it mean even more!
During the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) and due primarily to the young monarch's fascination with it, floriology or the meaning of flowers became all the rage during the 1800s. The idea that flowers have meanings dates back to ancient Egypt, but was especially cultivated during the Renaissance in Middle-Eastern harems where secret messages were conveyed through the…Continue