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July In A Nutshell

Why, hello there.     First of all, can I lodge an official protest that OVER HALF OF 2018 IS OVER AND I FEEL LIKE THE SUMMER JUST STARTED. #help     Ahem.  But I digress.  This is the monthly wrap up post where I reflect on what happened in the previous month and what I accomplished.  I got quite…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

May In A Nutshell

Can anyone tell me what happened to May?  It seemed to pass by me in a blur! I still seem to be at sixes and sevens as I write this – so if it seems a little vague or choppy – my apologies!     As I look at this post, it doesn’t look like I did a whole lot –…

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April In A Nutshell

  What happened to April???  Well, I survived it – that much I know.  But as I look back on this month, I wonder why it felt so busy, when it seems I watched an awful lot of TV.  “coughs”  Ah, well – believe it or not – I was busy. And here’s why! – Reading –   I read…

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Best Reads of 2018 – 1st Quarter

Dark House On The Moss (reread) by Constance Savery five stars From the first sentence, I was instantly swept-away. Constance Savery’s vocabulary, softly rhythmic style, gentle humor and steady pace compare to none!  Twist after twists compels us as we discover more and more of the secrets of the Moss and it’s keepers that are spun like delicate and beautiful webs that…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

Reflections on Rooglewood

Image courtesy of Google Images     THE VERY LAST ROOGLEWOOD CONTEST is officially over!!! And I survived that excitement!!  I was literally hyperventilating. shaking and laughing and shrieking from excitement and happiness the night of the 31st as I eagerly watched that amazing group of writers celebrate.  Those writers are such a talented, kind and constructive group – it was…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

March In A Nutshell

 – Premise – Greetings, my lovely citizens! I wasn’t feeling well for most of the month and then I got a cold . . .  Consequently, I didn’t get nearly as much done this month as I would have liked.     But we shall at least endeavor to gather the few scraps of news.  Onto the nutshell!    –…

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February In A Nutshell

 Yeah, that’s a completely random picture of a pear blossom on the header because I didn’t really have a feature image for this post because nothing really happened in February.     But, it’s still relevant, because our pear tree DID bloom – poor thing.  We had some unusually warm days and it tricked the blossoms into coming out.  It’s…

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January In A Nutshell

WELL HOW ABOUT THAT, I MADE IT.   January is always a bit of a higgledy-piggledy month.  For one thing, I have to get used to dating things with the right year – and just getting into the groove of starting over again, setting new plans, reevaluating old ones and basically preparing for the year ahead. But as always, despite…

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