Things I Like

ThingsI Like

Just a fun, meet the author page where I’ve listed some random things I like. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list.

(This list contains a few Amazon affiliate image links for things that I like and recommend.)

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Here are a few of my …”

Old classic movies
Pretty china patterns
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Charles Dickens

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All things Victorian

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I’ve been in several choirs and singing groups in my life. This one goes back to my days in the Women’s Choir at Cedarville University. It’s not a good photo of me in particular. I’m peeking over the director’s shoulder on the left.

Board games

I’m on the far left.

Sherlock Holmes

The humor of P.G. Wodehouse

Classical music

Winnie the Pooh

A good thing to remember, Pooh.

Dance exercise, all kinds

Cary Grant

Art museums

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Me with Casey and Amber, friends’ dogs I was sitting

Visiting parks and gardens

At Disney World, during a flower show.

Jazz (Dixieland, Latin, gypsy, cool, still figuring out the subgenres)

Audrey Hepburn

A good “costume drama”


Meet the author page
One of my puppet sidekicks, Professor Votshisname

Disney World

With a good friend, again on the left

French language and culture

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Acapella groups

Church life

Believe it or not, this is an aspect of church life. The red barn is a puppet prop my father created for a show concept I had. It dispenses “chicken egg” ping pong balls. It was repurposed for a Trunk or Treat game.


Agatha Christie

Johnny Cash

The Impressionists

On the Terrace, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1881, via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain


C.S. Lewis

Jane Austen


Southwestern cuisine

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Hosting a good party


A nice steak

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Movies that combine mystery/spy adventures and comedy

Shabby chic decor


I hope you enjoyed meeting the author through her favorite things and some of the things that influence her.