Category Archives: International

The Winter Solstice

Stonehenge, England Today is a special day in the Northern Hemisphere, because it is the shortest day of the year—the winter solstice. The hours of daylight will gradually increase until we reach the summer solstice, or first day of summer … Continue reading

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My husband and I toured Ireland last year. One impressive site we visited was the ancient passage tomb of Newgrange in the Boyne River Valley.* Newgrange is a 5,200 year old passage tomb located in the Boyne Valley of Ireland … Continue reading

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Yuletide Traditions of Scotland

The canvas above was painted in 1872 by the Scottish artist, William Bell Scott. He gives the story a local Aryshire setting. The barn is an old one near Penkill where Scott was then living. Notice the shepherd playing bagpipes. … Continue reading

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Ransom in Rio ~ Spotlight

Historical Heartbeats welcomes Author Theresa Lynn Hall introducing her international mystery, Ransom in Rio. Private Investigator, Braden McCoy only wanted to go fishing and Lexi Ramos only wanted answers to her brother’s death. In an international race against time, they … Continue reading

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