Category Archives: Discovering History

The Seahawk’s Sanctuary – 99cents for 9 Days!

That’s right!  It’s not a typo!  This is my first BIG promotion and what could be a better time for a story that takes place just prior to the Revolutionary War than the 4th of July holiday? To celebrate our American history, I will be offering the eBook edition of The Seahawk’s Sanctuary for only […]

Mead Anyone?

Since our week of false spring, with highs in the 70s, is over and winter has returned to the Carolinas for the MLK holiday weekend, and with another shot of cold air due on Tuesday (with highs in the low 40s), I thought this would be a fun post. In keeping with the recipes posted […]

Antiques Roadshow in SC

I wish to say that I’m very happy to be the recipient of two tickets to the Antiques Roadshow that’s coming to SC  next weekend.  I purchased an ink portrait of the Madonna about 35 years ago – when I couldn’t afford it – just because. . .  Okay, I liked it.  And here she […]

Seahawk’s Sanctuary Recipes: Mama Lil’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese

I know, I know, if the vast varieties that line the supermarket shelves and frozen food section are an indicator, everybody must love Macaroni and Cheese!  But what about a real old Southern style recipe of this beloved pasta dish?  It’s not as hard to make as you may think. Thomas Jefferson loved Macaroni and […]

Ho Ho Holiday Goodies

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!  HAPPY HANUKKAH!!!  MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! With the holiday season in full swing,  it’s time to post a few recipes that I believe everyone will enjoy.  And remember… round is a shape!!!  We can worry about those few extra pounds in 2012 with a New Year resolution.  For now,  just enjoy! EGG NOG 3  C   […]

Seahawk’s Sanctuary Q&A: Is Grant’s plantation a real place?

I’m getting a few of these type of questions about Seahawk’s Sanctuary. — Are any of the colonial Charleston buildings or Grant’s plantation house actual places?  And, are any of the events, my memories?   So I thought that I would dedicate a post to answering these questions.  Please post questions and/or comments about the […]

Lines by Lynne

Over the years, I have developed a passion for history.  I love discovering little-known or forgotten facts that makes the history, for me, come alive.  In The Seahawk’s Sanctuary,  I have attempted to  depict the historical time period as accurately as possible.  The events, personal wear and language, as well as the mannerisms and habits […]