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A to Z Challenge–U is for Unique

U is for Unique. From Dictionary.com: u·nique  [yoo-neek] adjective 1.  existing as the only one or as the sole example; single; solitary in type or characteristics: a unique copy of an ancient manuscript. 2.  having no like or equal; unparalleled; incomparable: Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint. 3.  limited in occurrence to a [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–T is for Time

T is for Time.  It’s something I need more of in my life.  I just never seem to have enough time to do all that I need to do or want to do each day.  I seriously need a 48 hour day and then maybe I’ll get all caught up.  Of course, if days were [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–S is for Spring

S is for Spring.  Spring is my very favorite season of the year.  I love the new growth.  I love the smell of the fresh air.  I love the new flowers just starting to bloom. The sunshine warms everything including my heart.  It is warm, but not too hot.  It is just about perfect.  It [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–R is for Raspberries

When I woke up this morning, I had no idea what R was going to stand for today.  I wasn’t really thinking about raspberries.  But then the phone rang and my friend Suzie, asked if I wanted to go meet her at another friend of ours and get some raspberry starts.  Sure!  Luckily, this wasn’t [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–Q is for Quotation

Q is for Quotation.  I thought it would appropriate on this Q day to share my very favorite quote.  It is one that helps me to remember what is truly important and that as long as I am moving forward, it doesn’t matter how long it takes me to get there.  The important thing is [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–P is for Publishing

P is for Publishing.  As some of you may know, I have been involved with writing and publishing for several years now.  I have my own publishing company where I publish a small and select number of authors, including my husband and son, as well as my own books. I am trying to persuade my [Read On]

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2–Review & Giveaway

Official website for the movie Facebook Twitter  (#Spiderman)   About The Amazing Spider- Man 2… Description We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–O is for Ovarian Cancer

In thinking about my O words, I pondered on whether I should share something so personal on such an open place.  But I have decided that the slight discomfort will be worth it if it convinces even one person to get checked.  So O is for Ovarian Cancer. I am a cancer survivor.  I won [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–N is for NO

N is for NO.  It’s a small word, but it seems it is just too hard for some of us to use.  We tend to say YES all the time and then stress ourselves out trying to make everyone happy.  We secretly fear that if we say NO, we’ll come across kind of like this: [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–M is for Mmmm Mmmm Good

I originally thought I would have M be for Mystery, as that is what I am currently writing.  It made sense. But then I cooked today and had one of those days where I just knocked it out of the park culinary-wise.  And once I had eaten dinner tonight, I knew I had to change [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–L is for Laughably Ludicrous

L is for Laughably Ludicrous.  That describes our weather once again this past weekend.  Once again, we got to look at some of this: Of course it is all gone once again.  But honestly, I am so over this joke.  I want and need my sunshine.  Winter had plenty of time to make me cold.  [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–K is for Kindness

K is for kindness.  I’ve been thinking about this word for awhile.  It seems like that is one thing we seem to be missing in  the world today.  Oh sure, there are still the occasional acts of kindness that we hear about.  But honestly, it seems like those stories are getting to be few and [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–J is for Joy

J is for Joy.  Sometimes it is the little things that bring me joy.  Take today for example….I accomplished a lot of things that just plain make me happy.  I cleaned out my large upright freezer and got it all organized again.  Then I got our income taxes done and filed.  That was a relief [Read On]


A to Z Challenge–I is for Idea

I is for Idea.  I just figured out a good portion of my new Cozy Mystery series that I am currently working on writing.  I’ve been working over this idea for awhile in my brain and I think I am now ready to start writing these.  They should be fun and have a few twists [Read On]