Author Archives: Dawn Ireland

About Dawn Ireland

When I'm not writing historical romance, I'm practicing my harp, gardening, singing, acting, wood carving... Okay, you get the idea, I love to create.

Pennsic War

“Burn the village!” The cry rang out through the dark. We really weren’t surprised, after all, that’s what Vikings do. And as this was a Viking Feast at Pennsic War, certain expectations had to be met. The ale had been … Continue reading

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Sir Smudge’s Shoes

Sir Smudge here. My person is taking a “cat” nap. I’m not prone to those myself, but she seems to enjoy them. Lately she seems to think I have a shoe fetish. I have no idea where she got that notion, … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories

Even though Halloween is in our not too distant past, I wanted to share a childhood memory that makes me smile every “All Hallows Eve.” “You have to take her with you.” Our mother uttered those horrifying words. My sister Gail … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandmas

A little over a year ago I lost my grandma.  I was honored to have the chance to read my “goodbye” at her service. My Grandma From pies to potatoes, everything my grandma did fascinated me. As I grew, I trailed … Continue reading

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Audio Heaven?

I’m in my car a lot, and I’ve discovered audio books. I now “read” more books than I ever have and it’s made such a difference in keeping up with what’s out there in romance. I also appreciate the work … Continue reading

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Mrs. Hill’s Third Grade Class

The last month and a half, on Friday afternoon, I’ve been doing a Junior Achievement program for Mrs. Hill’s third-grade class. The program encourages businessmen and women to bring a different perspective to students. Each session was filled with discussion, … Continue reading

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Sir Smudge – Introduction

Sir Smudge here. At least that’s what my human calls me. She’s out at a Teddy Bear and Doll Show, whatever that is, so I decided to use her keyboard. Now you have to promise me you won’t tell her … Continue reading

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