Book Anniversary Giveaway–Week Two (July 8-14)

It’s week two of July, and the celebration of the one-year publication of my book, From Shards to Sea Glass, continues. This week’s (July 8-14) giveaway item is a pinecone and tassel teacup and saucer. While this is not the set that inspired me for the scene at the Soames’ house, it is very close….

Seeing One’s Potential

In From Shards to Sea Glass the protagonist, Claire, held a teacup decorated with pinecones and tassels and saw it as more than just a vessel to sip tea from–she saw potential that doubtless no one previously had even considered.  If she had been able to act upon her idea, the teacup would have retained…