Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

February In A Nutshell

       All kinds of thing’s were popping up in our yard in the month of February . . . daffodils, pear blossoms, coyotes – whoops!  Did I say, coyotes?  Um . . . yep, I did.  We really thought the coyote family had moved to new stomping grounds, but apparently they told some friends that our sprawling property and…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

The Gif(t) of a Twin

There’s no denying that being a twin is cool.    “‘Twin power’ is the ultimate power in the universe!” Well, not the ultimate – but it’s powerful.   We see each other in our worst moments . . .   We always have a partner in crime . . .   We can make bigger and ‘better’ messes than everybody…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

He Made Me Laughing

         Not long after I started blogging at Allison’s Well, the little voice that has permanent residence at the back of my brain started to talk to me . . .       “Who do you think you are?  You are so arrogant, you’re so deceived!  You couldn’t find water if you were in the middle of the Atlantic…

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Uncategorized, Voice, Writing

Book Release and VlCoPro, (Vlog/Cover/Promo)

      The Reluctant Godfather is LIVE on Amazon! A lot of crazy, mixed up feelings right now.  I’ve been dreaming about this moment for something like fifteen years….now that it’s finally here, I feel a little dazed! In honor this special occasion, I put together the video below, with the plan of uploading it to Youtube.  For some peculiar…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

January In A Nutshell

       Ah, January – I had so many grand plans for you!  What a beautiful, lovely, schedule I had worked up!  I was raring to go, and then – of course – the unexpected happened, and life threw an obstacle my way.      I got sick…for the first week and a half of January I did little else but…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

Tag – You’re It!

       Thank you Shantelle Hannu – I was at my wits end trying to find inspiration for a new post, not to mention I was struggling with finding the time to write one. But thanks to Shantelle’s post ‘The Ten Random Questions Tag‘ in which she graciously extended the tag invitation to anyone that read her post, I was…

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Food, Uncategorized

A Taste of Africa

            What gets you started in the morning?  Most of us would probably say a big cup of coffee (or as my sister calls it—starter fluid). Regrettably, I cannot often say I start my morning with coffee.  While I love a good frappe or latte, I cannot tolerate a lot of milk – any kind of milk – so my…

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Saturday Night at the Movies, Uncategorized

Thrills and Chills

       I don’t know about you guys, but January can be a little ‘blah’ for me.  The holidays are over, it’s back to the old grindstone, and the weather is dreary and cold. Because of this, I like to do something special and out of the ordinary in January.  Organize a family outing, read a new book…  But usually…

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