Monthly Archives: March 2012

Stop and smell the roses

It’s a popular saying. Others insert coffee instead of roses, but I don’t drink coffee (though I do love the smell). The point is, of course, to stop the breakneck speed at which most of us travel through life. I … Continue reading

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Day 90

I’m thankful for good friends. Tonight we had dinner with two other couples. One, our best friends for years. And even during a time when we didn’t see each other often, our friendship never faltered. The other couple we have … Continue reading

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Day 89

Today was a day of purging and reorganizing. My closets are much less cluttered than they were this morning. Disposing of excess has always been an easy task for me. Not so much for my husband. I’m thankful that I … Continue reading

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Day 88

Today I’m thankful for gift cards that were given to me at Christmas. Hubby and I got to enjoy a nice dinner at Outback. I’m also thankful for a productive meeting at the nursing home, and two more book review pitches … Continue reading

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Days 86 and 87

A double dose of thanks. Yesterday I was admitted to the ER with shortness of breath, tightness of chest and dizziness. I spent about 24 hours in the hospital, nearly half of them in the ER. Thank God, I’m fine, … Continue reading

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The joys of marketing

You mean there are joys? Okay, kidding aside. Truth is I’m new to this aspect of publishing. When I received my contract, it stated that I would be responsible for using commercially reasonable efforts to assist in the promotion of … Continue reading

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Day 85

I’m beyond thankful for this glorious day. My husband, Rick, and I had lunch at the Town Center, then took a short hike at the arboretum. Yes, Jacksonville has an arboretum, in case you didn’t know. We plan to return … Continue reading

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Day 83

Today I’m thankful for family. Had a wonderful, but short, visit with my sister Caroline Gauvreau Stout and her boyfriend, Steve. Got to see Mom, who was in a talkative mood, then had a great family dinner at BJ’s. We … Continue reading

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Day 82

I’m thankful for facebook for reminding me that it’s after 8:30 and I haven’t posted my thanks for the day. It’s been a long research day for me, looking for bloggers to review my book. This is my second round … Continue reading

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Day 81

Today I’m thankful that I received a copy of my book. When I fire up my Kindle, I see the cover for MY book. It’s freaky and awesome at the same time. This has been a long time coming, yet, … Continue reading

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