Category Archives: Life’s surprises

The LAST Bloom for Summer and NEW Editing Book!

The high winds and torrential rain came and went last week. Knowing they were expected, I grabbed this lone bloom Sunday and hid it in my garage. It seems brighter and richer because it is likely the last bloom. The … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 from Suwanee, GA

We didn’t get 100%  eclipse, actually I didn’t feel there was one. However, I shot these frames by moving from my garage just enough to aim my phone in the general direction of the sun without looking AT the sun.  … Continue reading

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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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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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Can You Tell A Fairy Tale Today?

Today is Tell A Fairy Tale Day. Although it’s an unofficial holiday, people are encouraged to read, tell, and listen to fairy tales from all over the world. Usually, fairy tales begin with “Once upon a time…” The tales are … 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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Creative Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day

What is one of the most fun, unofficial holidays of the year? National Puzzle Day, of course! Puzzles develop skills because they are difficult to solve. Besides being entertaining and fun, puzzles are beneficial to your health. Puzzles increase creativity … Continue reading

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Glass Panes Take a Dive

Good Freezing Monday evening! How much colder can one missing windowpane make a house? Well, when the temps drop to below 20 degrees, a lot colder! Saturday evening I noticed the furnace and the space heater I often use instead … Continue reading

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My Job: Stressing Movers.

Yesterday I got a text that made me laugh. A client told me her movers thought I was tough. One of my tutoring clients moved from Duluth, Georgia to Houston, Texas.  I have tutored her kids for 4 years and … Continue reading

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Who is Leif Erickson?

Today is the day we honor Leif Erickson. So, who is Leif Erickson? (Ha-just kidding!) For those of you who don’t know (like me before I wrote this post), Leif Erikson was the Norse explorer who brought the first Europeans … Continue reading

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