September 19, 2017

This week, we start off at the ball. Prim and proper Victoria is chaperoning the two girls in her care and guess who’s there: Raul Lawrence!!!!

The event starts to get a bit rowdy because some hooligans showed up and our leading lady gets caught up in the mess, doesn’t rescue the kids, but manages to escape … not much of a chaperon, huh? She runs out of the hotel and finds herself in a stable.

While in the stable, she gets taken!!! Finally the title of the book makes sense. Who took her? Well, that one’s pretty easy to figure out.


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September 12, 2017

This week we catch up with the hero of our tale, Raul Lawrence, who has been hanging out in Moricadia for a few years now, plotting how he is going to take the throne of the country that is “rightfully” his.

We also learn about why he had to leave the country in the first place.

How has he been plotting? Well, he’s been making money gambling on horses, hoodwinking other dumb dumbs, building an army and scoping out the landscape.

Mr. Lawrence also has a run in with one of his enemies. Gasp.

Oh, and he’s been laying pipe, as a gentleman of course. However, turns out Raul’s head also goes into a real tizzy when he thinks about Victoria.

Last week and this week have been a real calm before the storm because at the very end of this weeks’ chapters, the scene is set for action!

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September 5, 2017

A quick recap of last week:

Our hero, Raul, had to go see pop-pop in his office and of course they got into another argument. Raul tells dad that he’s leaving town, heading back to his real momma’s home country to regain his rightful throne.

But, before he leaves, he goes to a ball cause he wants to see our leading lady, Victoria. Where does he find her? In the dark, angry and vulnerable after having had some creep guy try to get with her. What does our hero do? Take advantage of the situation of course. He picks her up out of anger (from his earlier meeting with papa) holding her over the balcony and then starts making out with her!

Victoria has really conflicting emotions because she hates him but it’s also super hot.

Now … onto this weeks action.

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August 29, 2017

In the first three chapters we got to know the main character, the prince Saber now called Raul, his meanie of a father and king, Viscount Grimsborough and at the very end we met his love interest Victoria, a commoner who is real blonde hottie and doesn’t really care for him … surprise, surprise.

Turns out his dad had him with a woman from a land from far away, making him a bastard child (gasp). His father of course beats the crap out of him, helping to build a healthy hatred for dad and setting up for what can only be some awesome warfare down the road.

Raul goes off to school and comes back 10 years later a man. He meets Victoria and the 3rd chapter ends with him having to go to talk to pops, who, once again is writing a letter. When he isn’t beating his family, he’s writing letters.

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August 23, 2017

I decided to get into a bit of reading and nothing but some spicy romance would do. While reading, I couldn’t help but offer up a bit of commentary.

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July 21, 2017

We live in a world of fake news so why not sprinkle in a bit of fake history? I present the history of how the Catholic, Mennonite and Amish people came to be. Watch the video version →

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June 9, 2017

My family and I played a lot of hockey growing up. In the summer time we played in the church parking lot across the street, in the winter on the pond behind the church.

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June 3, 2017

I spent the summer of 2009 in South Africa. My friend and I got lost in the train station. This is the story of what ensued.

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May 27, 2017

I went to a private Mennonite School, then transitioned to public school in Grade 8. I was excited for music class because it was nice to finally have a classes that focused on the arts.

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May 18, 2017

In college, I decided to spend a summer in South Africa. I didn’t really think it through and realized how naive I was on the flight over.

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