Uncategorized, Writing

Beautiful People – Burndee (August 2017)

Visit Sky @ Further Up and Further In or Cait @ Paperfury to join the BP linkup!   This is my first time pariticpating in the Beautiful People link up and today I am delving into some of the idiosyncrasies of Burndee – the ‘hero’ of my book The Reluctant Godfather. Just for everyone who might not have read The…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Blue Sky Tag

Angela at The Peculiar Messenger tagged me for The Blue Sky Tag – thanks so much, Angela!  I love tags!  🙂 The Blue Sky Tag RULES:   Thank the person who tagged you Answer their 11 questions Tag 11 people Give them 11 questions to answer 1. One song that has hit you really hard lately (or, just one that…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

July In A Nutshell

July.  You’re a sneaky one, oh you merciless July – you missed me by a hair – but close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades.  I survived. Though I must admit I’m feeling the affects. July turned out to be one of the busiest, most disruptive months of the year with big changes at work and our home. …

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Food, Uncategorized

What I’m Eating This Summer

7 Summer Eats Yes, because food is important and tastes are somehow heightened in summer.  (actually food tastes good to me all the time – and now I’m hungry)  Or rather, some things just seem special in the summer.  Like . . . ice cream! 1. Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milkshake. Guys, if you can’t buy this, make it at…

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Food, Uncategorized

Try The World Vlog

Hello travelers!  I recently signed up for three months of Try The World’s monthly subscription box to bring a little of the international to my home.  I hope you enjoy the mini adventure; I wasn’t quite prepared for a vlog (felt half alive on this particular day) but that is part of what makes these things an adventure, right?  🙂 …

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Uncategorized, Writing

Word Prompt – 01

Introducing Allison’s Well First Word Prompt! Just a quick shout out to my Victoria at Ruffles and Grace – because she is the only blogger I have seen who posts word prompts on her blog.  ‘bows to the lovely Victoria’   And now – onto the prompt.              He peered up at the gate.  It had been years since…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Nutshells & The Tag Of Happiness

 ‘places small shriveled nutshell on desk’ Yes, this is a VERY small nutshell for June.  Why?  Because the Black Death swept through our house in mid May and decided to stay for an extended visit.  The nasty thing had a regular holiday messing with us and nearly got the best of us a couple of times.  Because of this less-than-welcome…

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