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About sknobloch

I am an Author, Artist, and Reiki Master and Intuitive Counselor, offering energy and guidance sessions on people and beloved pet companions. I divide my time between a Northern NJ suburb of Manhattan and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I enjoy pursuing paranormal explorations in this uniquely haunted town. Read more about me at www.briarrosereiki.com and http://shirlknoblochwillowfineartprintsandphotography.zenfolio.com/ All writings and photos © Shirl Knobloch.......no unauthorized copying or use permitted without written permission from the author and photographer, Shirl Knobloch.

“I Miss Cereal Commercials”

Meghan Markle’s dishwashing liquid protest has me wistfully remembering commercials of days gone by…….Tony the Tiger, the Fruit Loops Toucan, the Magically Delicious Leprechaun…….. Now, all I see is an endless stream of drug commercials and horrendous lists of side … Continue reading

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“Caroline” A Book Review

I watch Little House episodes every day……..there, I admit it.   I even named my collie Landon. So, when I found out a new book, approved by the Little House Heritage Trust, was published, I bought it. Caroline is one of … Continue reading

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“After the Ball”

Is it just me……or is anyone else feeling down this morning……… It’s like we waited for something with such anticipation for so long…..in this negative, dark world………a pinpoint of light.    The dream of love, of fairy tales, of Princes … Continue reading

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“The Royal Sermon Today”

I take some issue with the Royal Sermon today.   Yes, it was powerful, but the right place for such a speech…..I question.   Judging from the reaction of the guests, I think some would agree. His speech spoke of love……how fire … Continue reading

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“Harry and Meghan” Part II

The dress….simple and fairytale elegant. Harry…his face shone . When he touched her ring with his mother’s stones, I could feel his heart. The sermon….powerful…..appropriate for a wedding….maybe not…….as the “smirks” from the congregation seemed to tell…… The children were perfect…….so … Continue reading

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“Harry and Meghan……..Henry and Anne?

May 19, 1536~~~Anne Boleyn meets her executioner……. May 19, 2018~~~A Royal Wedding. Funny thing, Prince Harry always conjured in my mind what a young Henry must have been……..the dashing, ginger bearded King…….. Meghan………well, she certainly captures the essence of Anne…….dark … Continue reading

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“The Sound of Knitting”

It’s Mother’s Day…….my children came over to share the day with me.   Now, in the quiet after they’ve left, wistful thoughts cloud my mind like the rainy clouds above.   Thoughts of my own mother.   When I was young, I visited … Continue reading

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