Author Archives: marymarvella

Motel Hell, What Would You Do?

M.J. Flournoy (Melba Moon) and attend a lot of workshops together. For one such workshop there were no reasonably priced rooms near the workshop venue. I went on Priceline to find a room. When I found a good price I … Continue reading

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The Cowboy, an American Original

Cowboys…gotta love ‘em! Toni V. Sweeney He’s an icon…a symbol of America’s Old West…a representation of all that’s wild and free but adhering to a brand of justice as well as a creed all his own.  Representative of the United … Continue reading

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Favorites Foods, Movies, Books, and Cars

My favorite kid book was The Box Car Children. Favorite movies— Hmmm I still watch Sweet Home Alabama and almost anything with Reese Witherspoon. I LOVE Fords and vintage Mustangs. I am a chocoholic, but I can eat my wright … Continue reading

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Readers Riot!

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Those Bad Dreams of Being Naked in Public

The flowers have nothing to do with the article. They belong to a neighbor! During my teaching days I seldom feared being caught with nothing to teach. I think the dreams of being in my pajamas in front of the … Continue reading

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Purple Irises & My First Crock-Pot

While working on editing projects and webinars I have been loving my new Crock Pot! So far I haven’t used a recipe, but I have cooked some tasty and easy to heat meals! The photo is of a pork roast … Continue reading

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Back To Teaching for a Day!

Do I have your attention? This has nothing to do with my blog, but…. Saturday I gave a workshop for the Southern Magic Romance Writers in Birmingham, Alabama.  Most of me was excited! Part of me feared the PowerPoint presentation … Continue reading

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I Do Love Irises!

These bulbs came from Mama’s house 16 years ago. I do hope the neighborhood deer didn’t steal the other blooms. I spotted a few buds waiting to bloom! We shall see! There should be purple irises and yellow ones this … Continue reading

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Back to Olden Times?

Does anyone remember toting water from a well or from a spring or creek?  Maybe you aren’t old enough to remember life in the country, but I know folks who have gone back to that kind of life, even in … Continue reading

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Diving into the Deep End of the Webinar Pool!

Last week I dove into the deep end of the webinar pool.After watching webinars on selling, business building, and giving webinars, I  tried my own.  I created the event and sent emails to people I thought might want help with … Continue reading

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