Uncategorized, Voice

White Christmas Cover

Years ago, my aunt sent us the link to a video that had gone viral on the Internet.  To the tune of White Christmas, a rather clumsily animated Santa Claus and reindeer crooned and bopped their way across the screen. It was adorable and it was how I discovered the Drifters White Christmas. I had long been a fan of…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

9 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; starting at the most plausible and ending with the impossible.…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized, Writing

How I Survived NaNoWriMo

       NaNoWriMo is officially over and I clocked in at approximately 74,000 words!  I’m feeling prêt-ty good right now!      I’m also very, very, VERY tired. Anyway, the entire experience was a blast.  It’s funny that I can say that now because when I first signed up for it, I was convinced I was going to die.  I thought…

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Blogs I Follow

Counting Your Blessings One By One    I just love this girl, she is one of the sweetest people and her blog is an absolute joy. Fishing For Ideas -Jonathan is a great guy and a fabulous writer, with a hysterical sense of humor that keeps me coming back again and again.  Sunshine and Scribblings  This girl is AMAZING!  She is a NaNoWriMo…

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Food, Uncategorized

What I’m Eating This Week

Coffee, coffee, I love coffee, EVERYBODY LOVES COFFEE, COFFEE, COFFEE!!!! I think you understand how much I love COFFEE, COFFEE, COFFEE!  But, as I mentioned in a previous post, I only like coffee with milk (I won’t drink it black) and I can’t drink a lot of milk.  So what’s a girl to do? Coffee flavored chocolate, of course! Call…

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Saturday Night at the Movies, Uncategorized

5 Best TV Shows About Families

My Three Sons:    Hands down, this is one of my favorite TV shows.  This show holds some of the most honest and heartfelt representations of family that the television world has ever seen.  The crazy, rollicking lifestyle is something nearly any rowdy family can relate to.  This show was a master at having three conversations going on at one time,…

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Travels, Uncategorized

Tellus Science Museum

   After lots of planning and rescheduling, my family and I finally got to visit the Tellus Science Museum! It was a gorgeous day and we got to enjoy the beautiful grounds.   Aren’t these shady avenues lovely? I wanted to pitch a tent and stay there even more than I wanted to run through the sprinklers.   My sister took…

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Uncategorized, Voice

I Whistle A Happy Tune

       I am so excited – my singing teacher has set up her own home recording studio! For my lesson yesterday, instead of doing lip trills and deep breathing exercises, I got to record a song!  I picked Dean Martin’s ‘Everybody Love’s Somebody’ and with my wonderful teacher manning the controls, we were able to whip out this puppy…

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