Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Scottish Bands by Wee Scottish Lass

Not only is this pretty cool info about Scottish bands, but I could listen to her awesome accent all day.  She could be reciting the Scottish Guide to Prairie Dogs, and I'd be riveted! Enjoy!

Monday, September 21, 2015


SPOILER ALERT:  Dinna read if ye havena read An Echo in the Bone and Written in My Own Heart's Blood. 

"The British certainly meant it to be a surprise. They marched in the middle of night and captured all civilians living along their path to prevent word of the attack from reaching the Continentals. The British commander, Maj. Gen. Charles Grey ordered his troops to be quiet under threat of the death penalty. He also ordered that all flints be removed from firearms to prevent accidental discharges, earning him the nickname of “No-Flint” Grey. However, American Gen. Anthony Wayne received a report about the possible attack through a farmer who was at the Paoli Inn. Another local told him that he had been "with the enemy" and had heard British soldiers say they would attack that night. Wayne put out additional pickets and prepared his soldiers to maneuver and possibly retreat from a potentially larger British force."  An excerpt from ushistory.org's Battle of Paoli page.

Today marks the 238th anniversary of the surprise attack of British troops on the Colonial Army during the Battle of Paoli or "Paoli Massacre" during the Revolutionary War.

It is also the anniversary of the day that sparked my visit to the Paoli Battlefield (and subsequent various googling) which resulted in my blogging about The Battle of Paoli...which resulted in Diana Gabaldon seeing my amateur photos and info on the term "Remember Paoli."  Diana later wrote a chapter entitled "Remember Paoli" in Written in My Own Heart's Blood...and mentioned My Outlander Purgatory in the acknowledgments, basically making my life, let alone my year, month or day.

Click here to see those photos and the info from my visit.  And please...


MOP Monday Night Outlander Chat TONIGHT

MOP Outlander Chat Tonight - MONDAY NIGHT - at 9PM Eastern!  

Tracey is iffy but I will be there, so be there or be square!!! :) 

Monday, September 14, 2015

Monday Night MOP Outlander Chat TONIGHT

MOP Outlander Chat Tonight - MONDAY NIGHT - at 9PM Eastern! 

Tracey and I are iffy for this evening due to some schedule changes this week...but really want to be there to commiserate Droughtlander with y'all.  So talk amongst yourselves (I'll give you a topic:  Fergus Lamaze is neither Fergus - or Lamaze...discuss!) and at least one of us will be there just as soon as we can.  :) 

*If you receive MOP email updates: This post will most likely show up on your email feed on Tuesday. I apologize for the delay. It seems whenever I post after 2PM, it shows up a day late!  

Friday, September 11, 2015

Outlander POP Figures


I have Daryl and Carol from The Walking Dead...but never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I could have Outlander POP figures!!  LOVE!!

Pre-order Outlander Funko figures

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A Stroll Down MOBY Memory Lane (SPOILERS!)

Was in my hometown area in PA the other day...and felt compelled to take a few MOBYfied pictures.  :)

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

New Music for New (and Old!) Readers

Every once in a while I have to stop and promote the Lifescapes Scottish Moors CD from Jeff Victor.  I read the ENTIRE Outlander series while listening to this CD.  I set it to loop and read and read and the haunting sounds seeped through my body and made me feel as if I were there in Scotland with Jamie and Claire.

Trust me; you want this music.   It's almost an out-of-body experience!