Monthly Archives: November 2012

Mardi Gras Mambo ~ Parti Gras Mambo

Photo: TED JACKSON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Lundi Gras revelers second line with the Pin Stripe Brass Band down the riverfront as the riverboat Natchez passes and blows it’s steam whistle at Woldenberg Park, Monday, February 23, 2009. 73 Days to … Continue reading

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The NEXT Big Thing – Contract # 2

I am honored that author Betty Bolte invited me to join this blog tour. I had the pleasure of meeting her through an online writing community, and then in person at the October Moonlight and Magnolia conference. Our first stop … Continue reading

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Still Standing after all These Years

80 Days to Mardi Gras ~ I’m hoping to connect with Miss Ginny, the writer and seamstress of finely-made whalebone corsets. I’m thinking of one in purple, gold, and green for part of my Mardi Gras costume. This week, I’m … Continue reading

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Bestow appreciation

Giving Thanks. Not just at Thanksgiving. Give: verb used with object 1) to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow Thank: verb used with object 1) to express gratitude, appreciation, or acknowledgement My gratitude journal rests on my nightstand next … Continue reading

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This Girl has NOTHING to Wear

The photo is compliments of Twin Cities.com Pioneer Press It’s 87 days to Mardi Gras. What ever shall I wear? I’m taking suggestions and looking for photos for inspiration. I have to begin working on my costume now. I’m not … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award nomination

I am pleased to announce that today, (I still have about 30 minutes left on the east coast) November 15th , a special day – I Love to Write Day – that blogger Book Peeps nominated me for the One … Continue reading

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Take Email Woes to Email Whoa!

Hey, there! Welcome to my office. I moved the dog off the chair just so you could sit. This is an intimate conversation. Just the two of us confiding writer to writer. So tell me, how many emails have popped … Continue reading

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