Online Store

7 Feb

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I’ve always wanted to open an online store and now I have! Please visit TheIvoryTide to see my products for sale via my designs. I had fun selecting the photos and products.

You can visit here:  TheIvoryTide

Thanks for following me; you never know what’s next!

Caroline

definitely more to come …

Poetry Leaves

31 Jan

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It is with great pleasure I bring you the brand new cover for my poetry collection. Made by Dani from Brazil, a digital artist, I am truly in love with my cover and craft!

Available on Amazon. I expect the print to be ready soon. For now the digital is available online.

Caroline Clemens~pen

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Fields of Gold

17 Jan

Have a listen. I was introduced to this song over five years ago, for that I am grateful. Touching, soulful, and a spirit you can almost envelop with closed eyes and open heart surrendering; she passed on but we can still listen. This is a reminder that life is short, it’s over in a day, so live it the best you can.

Go out and listen to that live music wherever you can! Support local artists in many platforms; you might just love it, too. My journey online started then and has been ongoing. My contribution to the arts is through blogging, poetry, writing books, and a love of music. Thanks for following. You can find me on Amazon under the pen Caroline Clemens.

My life is full and extremely busy this winter but I will return in the spring with a post on the lovely Biltmore Estate from my Holiday visit, and a  “If I Were President” post before then.

Kim

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Opera Mom

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I follow Heather on WordPress and am amazed at her dedication towards her skill that she has worked so hard at in her young life. Continued good luck.

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Over the Christmas break at home, I watched with my Mum a TV programme called “Dance Moms”. My Mum is a fan of this program with its many controversies, in the UK it is on 5 Star every weekday with a double bill on a Tuesday. The show comes in for a lot of criticism because it is speculated the fights between Moms are staged to boost the ratings and that some of the competitions are fake. The dance teacher Abby Lee Miller also divides opinion because of her personal teaching style.

I thought it would make an interesting blog post to ask my Mum what it was like being an Opera Mum.

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How would compare yourself with the Dance Moms in the TV programme?

Unlike the Dance Mom’s in the series, I’ve always been a hands-off dance/singer Mum and…

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Photography

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Before I depart for the holidays and parties I wanted to show off, just a little, my pictures from a recent trip to the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina. This is a tease for a future post on the historic estate still privately owned and maintained. Incredible!

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I took the teens so they could experience something that is meaningful to me. You will need to come back and read my post to find out that answer. Stay tuned.

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I have a poetry collection available on Amazon and after I snapped this photo I couldn’t help but think about my poetry. Poetry is that inner sanctuary that not everyone writes about but when you find a poem that you like it makes you feel connected. One doesn’t have to wonder why anymore … it just is. This picture has a blind enclosure, reflection on the window, and the beauty beyond. My poetry collection is titled “Autumn Quotes” by Caroline Clemens.

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Finally, I’m a stylist now and working on the young is so easy. They already just want to shine and all I do is add a little sparkle!

Thanks for stopping by and come back in the new year. I will have a post on the Biltmore, more photography posts, and maybe some music. I should go out clubbing, that’s what the very young tell me. Who knows?

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photography by me

 

A Holiday Novella

5 Dec

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My Holiday Novella is a contemporary story stretching from the south side of Chicago out to Wyoming and back. Brandon is a young man who has lost his parents and almost his will after a tour in the army overseas. Working for his uncle in the barber shop and wanting to escape the noise & crime of the city he reads about an opportunity out west in Wyoming. After he gets there he meets a young girl, Leia, like himself she is just getting by. Just in time for winter, and maybe some cheer, find out what happens when Brandon takes a chance on a new life. Purchase and read from Amazon via kindle. It’s 2.99 or FREE if you participate in their program.

Click here for purchase.

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Classical Music – Andrea Bocelli – by William Price King

27 Nov

Read, Watch n Listen to Andrea Bocelli. Thank you William Price King and Sally Cronin from WordPress!

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Welcome to the first part in the Andrea Bocelli story. The multi-award winning cross over tenor has won not just critical acclaim for his beautiful voice, but the hearts of millions around the world. He is the perfect choice to take us into the festive season as his Christmas Album is packed with wonderful music to bring a sparkle to the occasion.  I will now hand you over to William Price King to take us through the early life and career of this wonderful artist.

51wcyjeld4l-_ss135_sl160_Andrea Bocelli was born to Alessandro and Edi Bocelli who lived on a farm in the village of La Sterza, a suburb of the town of Lajatico, 50 kilometres from Florence the capital of the Tuscany region of Italy. His parents made their living by selling farm machinery and making wine and his family continue to live there today.

Andrea was born in September…

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