Category Archives: jealousy

Break Out the Popcorn

Hi there, guys and dolls! Are you still taking up real estate on your couch? Well, for this week’s Raves n Faves I have some fantabulous films for you, by the clever and controversial director, Otto Preminger. They’ve got power, … Continue reading

Posted in 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 1960's, 1960s movies, 50's Fashions, 50's Movies, 50's Slang, Americana, Ben Gazarra, black and white movies, blogaday, Carol Lynley, city life, Classic Movies, cocktail culture, Communication, Conversation, Coversation, daily blog, David Niven, detectives, entertainment, Etiquette, Family, family life, fashion, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flirting, France, Gossip, Great Britain, Historical, historical fiction, Hollywood, intrigue, jealousy, Jean Seberg, Jimmy Stewart, Laurence Olivier, Lee Remick, Love, Marriage, movie stars, movies, Mysteries, Nightlife, Nostalgia, Otto Preminger, Pop Culture, postaday, Raves and Faves, Retro, Romance, romantic suspense, Scandal, slang, Small town, Social Mores, Socializing, suburbia, suspense, Uncategorized, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Amazing Miasma of Muddled Methodology of Modern Life

Hi there, guys and dolls! Whiz, bang, Friday… or, in your modern times, just another Blursday! Hang in there kittens, one day you’ll be let out of your pens again. But for now, don’t forget, I’m always here for you … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, advice, advice column, Americana, Beauty, beauty disasters, Big Dreams, Broadway, city life, Communication, Conversation, cosmetics, Creativity, dance, Domestic life, entertainment, Etiquette, family life, farm life, farming, fashion, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flash fiction, flirting, Gossip, Hawaii, Historical, historical fiction, home life, Humor, Iowa, jealousy, letters, Love, Marriage, Music, musicals, neighbors, Nightlife, Nostalgia, opinion, Perspective, Pop Culture, postaday, Relatives, Retro, Romance, Self Esteem, Singers, slang, Small town, Social Mores, Socializing, stories, suburbia, Uncategorized, Vintage, vintage fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Mystery Men and Women of Santa Lucia

Hi there, guys and dolls! Here’s a continuation of my who’s who of Santa Lucia, finishing up with some of the fine folks listed in my third novel, A NATE TO REMEMBER. Nathan Reed – Otherwise known as “Nate,” the … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950's California, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's Fashions, 50's housewife, 50's Husband, 50's music, 50's Novels, 50's Slang, Alter Ego, Americana, Authors, autographed copy, autographed copy, Beauty, blogaday, Blogs, book excerpts, book series, books, California, Characters, city life, Classic Movies, Classic music, Classic Television, cocktail culture, Coffee Shop, Cozy Mysteries, Cozy Mystery Series, creative writing, Creativity, daily blog, Dating, detectives, diary, Domestic life, e-publishing, ebooks, entertainment, Etiquette, Family, family life, fashion, Fiction, Fictional Characters, Gossip, Historical, historical fiction, Hollywood, Humor, intrigue, Jazz, jealousy, kindle, long read, Love, Marriage, movie stars, murder mystery, Mysteries, neighbors, noir, Nostalgia, nosy neighbors, novels, Pop Culture, Radio Shows, radio stations, Readers, Reading, reading, Relatives, Retro, road trip, Romance, romantic suspense, Scandal, signed copy, slang, Small town, Social Mores, Socializing, stories, suburbia, suspense, Third Novel, Travel, Vintage, vintage fashion, weekend | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get In with the In Crowd

Hi there, guys and dolls! You know, it’s been so much fun getting to know so many new friends and readers. All this mixing and mingling with my long time chums is such a blast. Carrying on this week, I’m … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950's California, 1950s business, 1950s food, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's Fashions, 50's housewife, 50's Husband, 50's music, 50's Novels, 50's Slang, Alter Ego, Americana, Authors, autographed copy, Beauty, Beauty Pageant, blogaday, Blogs, book excerpts, book series, Book stores, books, California, Cat Fight, Characters, city life, cocktail culture, cocktails, Coffee Shop, college, Commitment, Communication, Contests, Cozy Mysteries, Cozy Mystery Series, creative writing, Creativity, daily blog, dance, Dating, Designer, detectives, diary, Domestic life, e-publishing, ebooks, entertainment, Etiquette, Family, family life, fashion, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flirting, Gossip, Historical, historical fiction, Hollywood, home life, Humor, indulgence, Inspiration, intrigue, Jazz, jealousy, kindle, Love, Marriage, model, movie stars, murder mystery, muse, Music, Mysteries, neighbors, Nostalgia, nosy neighbors, novels, Pen Names, Perspective, Pop Culture, postaday, Radio Shows, radio stations, Readers, Reading, reading, Relatives, Retro, Romance, romantic suspense, Santa Barbara, Scandal, Second Novel, Shopping, signed copy, slang, Small town, Social Mores, Socializing, State Fairs, suburbia, suspense, Teens, Uncategorized, Vintage, vintage fashion, Writers, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Whole Danged Family

Hi there, guys and dolls! Everyone hanging in there? Well, I’ve been a busy bee, mixing, mingling and making new friends and readers, too! That makes yours truly giddily happy. So for this week we’re going to do things just … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950's California, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's Fashions, 50's housewife, 50's Husband, 50's music, 50's Novels, 50's Slang, Americana, Authors, autographed copy, blogaday, book series, books, California, Characters, cocktail culture, Cozy Mysteries, Cozy Mystery Series, creative writing, daily blog, Dating, detectives, ebooks, entertainment, Etiquette, fashion, Fiction, Fictional Characters, First Novel, flirting, Gossip, Historical, historical fiction, intrigue, jealousy, kindle, long read, Love, murder mystery, Mysteries, neighbors, Nostalgia, novels, Pop Culture, postaday, Readers, Reading, reading, Relaxation, Retro, Romance, romantic suspense, Santa Barbara, Scandal, signed copy, Social Mores, Socializing, suburbia, suspense, Uncategorized, Vintage, vintage fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free-falling Advice

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to another edition of Free Advice Friday. Let’s get right to it and see who I can help or hinder this week. Dear Barbara Jean, We all suspect that the new girl in our … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's Slang, advice, advice column, Americana, blogaday, city life, Conversation, daily blog, day job, Domestic life, Etiquette, Family, family life, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flirting, Gossip, Historical, historical fiction, home life, Humor, jealousy, letters, Office life, Office work, opinion, Perspective, postaday, Retro, slang, Social Mores, Socializing, suburbia, Teens, Uncategorized, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Tiff with Biff

Hi there, guys and dolls! Hope you are all well and looking after yourselves. Washing your hands? Standing 6 feet apart and not talking close with strangers? Good! Now that we have that out of the way, let me entertain … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, Alter Ego, Americana, blogaday, cocktail culture, cocktails, creative writing, Creativity, daily blog, Dating, diary, Drinks, entertainment, Etiquette, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flash fiction, flirting, Games, Historical, historical fiction, Humor, jealousy, long read, Love, Nostalgia, Pop Culture, Retro, Romance, Social Mores, Socializing, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Real Cold War

Hi there, guys and dolls! Ever wonder how that cold war got started, what it was really about? Well, look no further – I have the true skinny on what that was honestly all about and it ain’t politics. It … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950's Ads, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's housewife, Accessories, Alter Ego, Americana, cocktail culture, Cold War, Contests, creative writing, Creativity, daily blog, deorating, diary, Domestic life, entertainment, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flash fiction, Gossip, Historical, historical fiction, home life, Humor, jealousy, kitchen, long read, neighbors, Nostalgia, nosy neighbors, Pop Culture, postaday, Retro, stories, suburbia, Uncategorized, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Suburban Scandal Solutions are Here

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well, haven’t I been the busy beaver since I’ve started doling out my rather so-so advice? How did all of you get along without it before? Probably much better, come to think of it… Anyhoo, … Continue reading

Posted in 1950s food, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's housewife, 50's Husband, advice, advice column, Alter Ego, Americana, baking, blogaday, Blogs, Bridge night, creative writing, Creativity, daily blog, Domestic life, entertainment, Etiquette, flirting, Food, Games, Gossip, Historical, historical fiction, Humor, jealousy, Marriage, Men in the Kitchen, neighbors, Nostalgia, nosy neighbors, Pop Culture, postaday, Retro, Romance, Scandal, Social Mores, Socializing, suburbia, Vintage | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Looks Like I Lost the Plot

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well, don’t that beat all. I’ve been bamboozled, hangdogged and hogtied. No, and it wasn’t very fun, at all flirty or fantabulous! Let me give you the skinny on the latest. It all started last … Continue reading

Posted in 1950's, 1950s fun, 1950s glamour, 50's Novels, 50's Slang, Alter Ego, Americana, Authors, autographed copy, Blogs, book signing, Book Signings, Book stores, books, Characters, city life, creative writing, Creativity, daily blog, Dating, diary, entertainment, Fiction, Fictional Characters, flash fiction, flirting, Historical, historical fiction, Humor, jealousy, journal, Mysteries, Nostalgia, novels, Pop Culture, postaday, Readers, reading, Retro, Romance, Uncategorized, Vintage, weekend, Writers, Writing, Writing Ideas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment