My grandkids came to visit for a month this summer. It's the second year in a row we've had a month-long visit, which makes June and July my new favorite months of the year. Part of our new tradition is meeting halfway between our house and theirs, in Memphis, Tennessee. We pick up the kids … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Memphis, Tennessee
It's Friday. and that means another installment of the MFRWauthor 52-week blog challenge. It's week 27, which means we'll be running downhill from this point on. This week's prompt is The Most Beautiful Place I've Been. I suspect we'll see a lot of variety in this week's bloghop since beauty is such a subjective thing. … Continue reading A Sight for Sore Eyes — #MFRWauthor
It's week 17 of the MFRWauthor Bloghop challenge, and this week's prompt is Top 5 places I'd like to visit. This one should be fun. I suspect the problem won't be trying to come up with 5 places, but in trying to narrow my extensive list down to only 5 places. There are places I've … Continue reading Oh The Places I’ll Go — #MFRWauthor
Disney claims that its theme parks are the "happiest place on earth." Much as I love Disney, I would have to argue with them about that claim--at least as far as I'm concerned. As a kid growing up in Montana, I looked forward every year to my family's annual visit to Yellowstone National Park, always … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know about Yellowstone National Park
Posting this early since Thursday is a holiday here in the US... 13 things in my world that begin with "P" in no particular order: 1) Piano -- Years ago, before my dad died, my parents wanted to give me a gift so I could remember them -- because, you know, without a gift one … Continue reading 13 Things that Begin with “P”
I'm heading to San Diego this morning for RWA board meeting, and I don't feel ready. Oh, I've read and studied the agenda and I've jotted down all the questions I have at the moment about the motions on the agenda, so I think I'm ready to work -- I'm just not sure I've been … Continue reading Packing Panic
Wow! After 9 days in Reno and 1 day of walking around the house like a zombie, trying to wake up and catch up, I think I'm finally back! The conference was busy, as always, and I only made it to part of two workshops (not including my own. I was there for all of … Continue reading She’s Ba-a-a-a-a-ck
We're down to the wire, pulling last-minute things together before we leave for Reno on Saturday morning. I'll see you all when I get back at the beginning of August!