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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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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized, Writing

October In A Nutshell – Letting Go Of Old Dreams For New Ones

Once again, I had another rather ‘unproductive’ month.  I mostly played catch up.  But a few key events happened. Tweaked my blog design a smidge.   Went to our libraries massive bi-annual book sale. And yes, I got gobs and gobs of beautiful books. And behold –  the book haul! Three classics – I’m especially pleased with lovely editions of…

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Williamsburg, VA – Xmas 2016.

     Huzzah!  The post for our family vacation is finally up!  It took me long enough, but at last, here it is, in all its dubious glory.      First up we have the George Wythe House.  Historians can absolutely, categorically confirm that George Washington DID sleep here. George Wythe was a delegate to the Continental Congress, and Virginia’s first signer…

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My Star Wars Theories

  After following many Star Wars theories and reading available tidbits – I have assembled my assessment of what will happen in Star Wars’ near future. So, let’s try to guess what the Big Mouse has in store for us, shall we? Are you ready?           My Theory   Maz Kanata will die, rather like her…

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