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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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Best Reads of 2018 – 2nd Quarter

You know the drill – I think.   It’s time to talk about what we read today!  Every quarter, I post mini reviews of my favorite reads of the year (so far) and it’s time to share my second quarter of great reads.   So let’s start reading! Mystery of the Gulls Phyllis A. Whitney   One of Phyllis A.…

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June In A Nutshell

Well, look who’s back!     Obviously, this post is incredibly late.  Sorry about that, folks! I was feeling really bad for the last two weeks of June and basically wasn’t working – let alone writing or blogging.  I’m still feeling bad and scrambling to play catch up.  Blogging (and basically everything else) might be a little irregular for a…

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The Spamalot Edition

    I don’t know about you, but I get a TON of spam email on my blog.  Fortunately, my blog is built to withstand the invading hordes, but I’m forever beating off legions of these wretched little spammers, because I tell you, they fight in groups.   While deleting spam after spam – I decided to have a little…

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December In A Nutshell

Breaking news – 2017 is over! I know I feel like this every year but (as always) it just seems worse this year.   Where did 2017 go?  I cannot believe how quickly it passed by.  Was that a semi that just knocked me over into the ditch of New Year Fallout? Well, it was a busy year, a good year, a…

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10 Things I Want For Xmas . . . But Probably Won’t Get

     The title is pretty self-explanatory.  Oh, I wanted more run-of-the-mill things for Christmas….books, music…that kind of thing.  But I have these deep longings for something else for Christmas….things that very likely won’t come to pass…but are still lots of fun to think about.  Thus, I have compiled a list.   1.  A Biplane Ride. I have seen local signs…

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November In A Nutshell

November makes a rather sad little nutshell.  I wasn’t feeling well for a lot of the month and was generally struggling with lack of productivity but – anyway – here it goes!       Thanksgiving Vacation   What did YOU do for Thanksgiving?  We took a road trip to Cocoa Beach Florida. Listening to this song is mandatory.  I…

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God Is More Than Me

If you have been reading some of my recent posts, you know that I have mentioned that a lot has been going on with me.   My thoughts and emotions especially – can be overwhelmed lately, drowned by the continual bombardment of the world and self-focus.   Recently, I was getting overcome with frustration and sorrow over so many things—other…

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Bound // Blog Tour

  It’s book tour time!  I am so excited for my lovely friend, Victoria – who is releasing her SECOND BOOK this year.   I’m delighted to be apart of her journey in this very small way and participate in promoting a special book called – Bound.     About The Book   Two souls don’t find each other by…

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