Uncategorized, Writing

GIVEAWAY (60th Post Celebration)

Looking at my blog the other day I realized I had nearly written 60 posts.  That’s a lot, I suppose and yet it doesn’t FEEL like a lot at all.  I currently have 54 wonderful subscribers so that’s almooost one subscriber per post!  EXCITING!  Late November will be my blog’s one year anniversary and I would love to see how…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

August In A Nutshell

This is a depressingly short post because I accomplished hardly ANYTHING in August. ‘cringes’ What happened??  How could August be over??  And WHY WASN’T I MORE ORGANIZED AND PRODUCTIVE??? I do hate unproductive cycles. I mean – what on earth was I DOING all August??? I wish, Maru.   But anyway – onto the meager nutshell. Warning:  Major Gif-Zone ahead.…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

The Summer Dog

Visits To My Grandparents Country House Had A Special Draw For Me . . . .. I can still see you, Tosca . . . You lived down the old road, past the lake, but what incredible hearing you had!  All we had to do was go outside and laugh and make a lot of noise and when we looked…

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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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