I am a 2017 NaNoWriMo Winner

I made it to the finish line. I am a 2017 NANOWRIMO WINNER!  This year was tough. I didn’t think I could make it. Back in October, I was not even sure I’d do the challenge. With encouragement from some friends, I took the challenge. I knew if I joined, I would finish. I knew …

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How to Stay Debt Free While Living on Social Security and Stay Happy

Are you one of those people who can’t seem to keep up with your expenses? Keeping up with the Joneses will put you in the poor house. We had, even while my husband and I were both gainfully employed at that time. I was making good money and more so than my husband. But in …

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Women’s March and “The Iron Butterfly”

When I heard about the hullabaloo about the Women’s March, I could not help thinking about my grandmother portrayed in my book called “The Iron Butterfly” Unlike the boisterous women some of the marchers were, my grandmother tackled the equality rights silently some 90 years ago when equality rights were still unheard of. She had …

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Thanksgiving Blessing

Here is a Thanksgiving Blessing I want to share with everyone.   Thanksgiving Blessing   Bountiful God, You have blessed us in many ways, In the beauty and richness of our land, And in the freedom we enjoy. You have given us even greater gifts In our family who loves and cares for us And …

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Final Report on my 12-week Challenge

Here is my 12th and final report for my twelve weeks challenge:   1. I made my reading goal for my 12-week challenge. I finished two books this week which means I’m also on track with my Books To Read in 2016 Challenge for Goodreads. 2. However, I did not make my marketing goal of …

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Motivational Monday – October 24, 2016

  Things cannot always go your way. Learn to accept in silence the minor aggravations, cultivate the gift of taciturnity and consume your own smoke with an extra draught of hard work, so that those about you may not be annoyed with the dust and soot of your complaints. Sir William Osler     Until …

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Motivational Monday – October 10, 2016

We can all endure disaster and tragedy, and triumph over them – if we have to. We may not think we can, but we have surprisingly strong inner resources that will see us through if we will only make use of them. We are stronger than we think. Dale Carnegie   Until next time. Stop …

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