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Writer’s Block

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writer's block

I have a lot of frivolous things I’m thinking about that I could blog about right now. But, if I’m going to write – I want to write another chapter of a novel (a first attempt ever at writing a novel) I started and then just abruptly stopped back in… Read more »

Ten Things I am Grateful for Right Now

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An ah-ha moment…I have never taken criticism too well, especially when delivered in a harsh way, well, honestly, no matter how delivered. I recognize this so I decided to try to take criticism in and reflect on its validity. So, when I was twice randomly criticized last week, I took it… Read more »

Family Funnies

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Two of this week’s funniest moments from my house to yours: #1 Grumpy Husband My husband was grumpy almost all day the other day! The boys and I were feeling tense in his presence. He came downstairs all dramatic saying that it was the worst day ever and ticked off… Read more »

OOTD: Black Knit Jumpsuit

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This is my very first Outfit Of The Day. I may try to do these now and then! I like this jumper because it feels like PJs, is easy to get on and off, and it fits my short 5’3″ height. It’s from Styles for Less at $22.99.

So, You Want to Get Lucky? :)

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“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” ~Seneca I have been procrastinating on my big fish lately, you know, the important stuff. It’s so easy for me to stay busy with life and put the more meaty stuff that takes more focus on the back burner. I have a… Read more »

Chapter 3: Taken

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Searching for Georgia, A Novel Chapter 3: Taken It’s almost midnight. I have been tossing and turning. I can’t sleep. Yaya has gone nuts over Scotty and me. I am horrified that she caught me, bare breasts and all, messing around with Scotty. Just my luck that the first time… Read more »

Rise and Shine

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“Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.” ~Richard Whately I get up about an hour earlier than the rest of my family. While my husband and two sons sleep, that time is mine. I do a few of the following: read, get online… Read more »

Chapter 2: Yaya

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Searching for Georgia, A Novel Chapter 2: Yaya “George, wake up!” I hissed as I shook my dear, but annoyingly soundly sleeping husband.  I alarmed him and he quickly flipped over toward me. “Huh? What is it, Sue?” he asked in a startled fog. “Hon, Georgia has been in the truck… Read more »

Smile at Home

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“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” ~ Maya Angelou This quote means to me acceptance of those that should have it from… Read more »

Sisters at Sunset

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“Y’all come on over for a visit, little sis, get away from it all a bit,” Liz persuaded on the phone.  I called her for an address I was missing for my save the date cards. Liz had moved away from it all last year. Now she is just under… Read more »