Last Updated on May 22, 2022
Dayle Dawes and Julie Helms are now regular contributors to the RESIDENT WRITERS section of this website. Their pieces also appear in the NEWS section. We also welcome contributions from other resident writers.
Resident writer and Boutique publicist Dayle Dawes talks about the upcoming Boutique Winter Sale, which begins Tuesday, February 14, 2023, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
When it is true and real, love finds a way to be given and received. Flash fiction by Julie Helms.
Dayle Dawes, The Ladies Boutique publicist, invites all to come to the boutique in Herbert’s Run to find a warm “treasure” to keep warm during the chilly winter months.
Readers are surprised, even incredulous, that our traveler has booked another cruise. Is she foolhardy? Why push her luck? Why take the risk? Perhaps she is arrogant… Resident Writer, Julie Helms presents Part 3 of Preferred Privacy.
A simple little wink may be a gesture of affection. It may confirm a secret shared. Could it message something else? Part 2 of a flash fiction piece by Julie Helms published on December 8, 2022.
Dayle Dawes, Boutique publicist, describes the holiday gift and handbag display showing for the month of December, 2022 in the case adjacent to the Shortline Café.
On a lovely cruise ship, some seek solitude. Others…not so much. A flash fiction piece by Julie Helms.
Discovering the Mississippi, chowing down like a logger, and witnessing a native powwow contrast with quality time among close-knit generations in cozy lakeside cabins. Also…trees, trees, and more trees! Julie Helms takes us to Northern Minnesota.
Brief encounters on board a cruise ship may create lasting impressions. Flash fiction by Julie Helms.
Boutique publicist Dayle Dawes describes the fashions available for the upcoming season.
Dayle Dawes continues her Canadian travels to Victoria.
Dayle Dawes offers a travelog on the picturesque Canadian city, Vancouver.
Dayle Dawes extols the Ladies Boutique, which offers chique fashions at basement bargain prices, while supporting a great cause.
A morning ambling along quiet streets of Dover, known as the “Lock and Key” of England, then an afternoon searching for The Wife Of Bath in Canterbury. This concludes the travelogs of Norway and the British Isles written by Julie Helms.
A happy tour through cheerful Dublin, even on a dreary day.
by Julie Helms