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NEW BOOK RELEASE

NEW BOOK RELEASE RETURN TO PORTER’S HOLLOW The second book in the Porter’s Hollow Series is out! Can’t wait for you to read it and let me know what you think. Click on the link to order your copy from Amazon:  http://amzn.to/2ykiZhH

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RESEARCH, VOICES AND OTHER DISTRACTIONS

Research as a Distraction? You bet. Big distraction. Surfing for information on the web is downright fun. A person learns all kinds of things on the web. Don’t know how we ever managed without it before. If the feds ever confiscate my computer, they’ll call me in for questioning for–who knows what? Did you know you can even look up…

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COOL NEW WEB TOOL FOR YOU

COOL NEW WEB TOOL FOR YOU While searching for topics to write about this week, I discovered a cool new web tool. New to me anyway. But as a result I got a little sidetracked. Sometimes happens to me. I mean the internet is right there in that little red, yellow and blue google circle. It’s so hard to pay…

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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

FANTASTIC BEASTS MOVIE REVIEW Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them stars Eddie Redmayne (left) as Newt Scamander, the wizard with a suitcase full of fantastic beasts. Katherine Waterston is Porpentina (Tina) Goldstein, the woman who causes problems for him.  Alison Sudol stars as Queenie Goldstein, Porpentina’s mind reading, mildly flirtatious sister. Collin Farrell plays Percival Graves, the wizard with…

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Something Good About 2016

What was good about 2016? There must be something. Feeling down and discouraged, I desperately wanted to find something good about 2016. I’m jumping on an overcrowded bandwagon here, but I’ve experienced the turmoil just like everyone else. Couldn’t declare this the worst year ever. I’m sure there are more troubled times in history to look back on, but I…

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Book Reviews: Exciting Stuff

Funny, I never got excited about book reviews when I was in school. I greeted the assignment with a groan, even my desk and chair creaked in protest. At the time, writing my thoughts on what somebody else wrote didn’t seem to have any practical value. Now I am a writer, and book reviews are golden. Your words about my…

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Middle Age–Who Me?

What is middle age? I finally got the courage to look it up. There were varying opinions, of course. Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary says it’s “the period of life from 45 to 64.” Wikipedia stretched the upper number to 65. I read one article that seemed to think it didn’t start till 60, I liked that one.  http://www.nhs.uk/news/2015/04April/Pages/60-the-new-40-claims-media.aspx Shelley Emling, senior…

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Progress!

So the first book is done, it’s out there in print and e-book versions and I took a big breath once it got  posted to Amazon. But I forgot to let it out. I’ve been known to hold my breath at critical moments. Just ask my one-time horseback riding instructor, Liz. Did it over the jumps every time. Well, I…

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What Are Dreams?

        . . . and what are dreams but the smoldering desires of the subconscious? Illusive, wispy thoughts wavering in liquid silver on moonlit starry nights; sweet warm breaths of longing that tousle the hair and flutter the soul; wide yearning opening it’s delicately sensuous fingers to caress the throbbing edges of the mind.

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INSPIRE ME!

WHAT INSPIRES YOU? What is it in life that gets your blood pumping? Makes you say, “Wow!” Keeps you going when you’d otherwise want to give up. What makes you think, I’d love to be like that? I’d love to have that kind of motivation, that kind of energy, that kind of heart. What kinds of things–sights, words of inspiration,…

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