Tag Archive | warmth

Yellow Equals the Sun

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Like orange, yellow is a vibrant color, and warm, and soft. Here is a giant sunflower I took the picture of it. It lovingly reminds me of my dad who years ago planted the seeds and every year they pop up to fill my heart with joy and remember him by.

love (306x800)Sentiments of love go nicely on this yellow and striped wall, a photo I took when visiting a model home where my daughter and son-in-law bought a place.

Readers and Ritas conference John Wilson  002 copy (470x800)An antiqued backdrop of a castle and golden yellow hill and a Highlander ready to defend his castle, no?

stagecoach inn playground (800x593)A yellow stagecoach at the Stagecoach Inn for children to play on.

The Genie's Wish

a novella

A fun short novella about the Genie’s Wish with a yellow background.

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Yellow koi on a cloudy day.

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And a yellow house, that just makes you smile. Or maybe it’s the tree growing in the middle of it that does!


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A yellow flower at the arboretum. And a voracious yellow bug. See the “artwork” he has done on the flowers?

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I think of sunshine, heat, warmth, and smiling, outgoing and adventurous. I think of yellow raincoats to stand out on a stormy gray day. Or fishermen back east in their slickers hauling in their catch.

Of course what is the most memorable yellow imagery that you can think of that is part of a famous piece of literature?

And I’m off to write up the new synopsis for A Hero of a Highland Wolf. The final with edits was turned in, but when I write the original synopsis for the books, I have no story written yet. So I have to kind of wing it. My characters often take off in a different direction, and so I always have to go back and rewrite the synopsis in a longer format. *sigh* They are always dreaded. Why? Because I should have written it when I finished the book. But nope, I’ve written nearly 3 since then! 🙂  Which means I can’t remember everything that went on in that story. LOL 🙂

Have a super Saturday!

Oh, wait, remember to tell me what the famous yellow imagery is. 🙂

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Some Days are Meant to be Orange

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I don’t grow these, though they are beautiful and I wish I did! This was a Mother’s Day bouquet of roses, and every time I see this picture, the flowers long gone, I’m reminded of these beautiful flowers and how important it is to capture the memories and keep them close to our hearts forever.

Okay, okay, so I’m a romance author. What do you expect?

Orange means warmth that chases away the gray days (we have another today), and so I wanted to share another warmly orange picture of a gorgeous Texas sunset.

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And that famous shot I took, not that it was famous, but for me, it was, of the supermoon while I was flying home from a conference in Colorado. This is over Texas. Again, whether it’s the moon or the sun, it’s basking in a warm orange glow. Oh, I know, scientists have all kinds of scientific terms for stuff like this, but all I care about is the warm glow. 🙂 It’s a blog about orange, after all.

Super Moon over Texas Airliner

Some might say this is a red bear, but she really is orange.


And well, yes, the Highlands basking in an orange wolf sort of warmth. Orange is associated with warmth and creativity, sexuality, passion, and harmony.  If you wear a lot of orange, it shows you’re outgoing, busy, bright, courageous. Ironically, not really reading up on what the color meant, I have a character in Deadly Fortunes, who wears bright orange and she’s outgoing, vivacious, and lots of fun.

Heart of the Highland Wolf

It’s a matter of a pride…and a matter of pleasure.

Some colors are us. Orange isn’t mine. But I still love it for fall and for Halloween. Orange is a season–a change from hot, hot, hot here in Texas, to cooler weather. So though it’s a warm color, it signals cooler weather.

How do you feel about the color orange?

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Happy TGIF! 37,000 words to go on Jaguar Pride! 🙂

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male!”