Monthly Archives: October 2015

Saturday Morning Coffee – Variety with Sarah Vernon, Mary Smith and Nicholas Rossis

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Variety is the spice of life. I use this term to refer to my blog and if I am honest; my life. I have led a nomadic existence for…

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It’s More about Cupcakes than you Think-How our educational system is failing our children

Originally posted on Bend Like a Branch:
A few weeks ago, while reading the comments on a story about our broken educational system, I came upon a response that basically said, well, all that parents care about are cupcakes and…

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THE OWL LADY REVEALS: I was nominated for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award!

Originally posted on Viv Drewa – The Owl Lady:
Thank you so much, Dale Furse, for nominating my blog for this award. Please look her up over on her blog “Dale Furse” where he talks about books, writing,  publishing and promoting, supporting and…

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Greetings from Beautiful Aruba – Fun in the Sun and Surf!

GREETINGS FROM SUNNY ARUBA – ONE HAPPY ISLAND!   In front of our timeshare and all over the island cacti are everywhere. Ara, aka The Shell Lady, vacations here for 12 weeks and keeps busy finding shells and creating these … Continue reading

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Samhain The Original Halloween

Originally posted on aliisaacstoryteller:
Samhain, The Original Halloween.http://www.aliisaacstoryteller.com Here is an updated version of a post I wrote around this time last year, explaining the origins of Halloween. For our ancient ancestors, the day began not with the arrival of…

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Autumn Beauty Soon Will Be Gone!

Autumn Beauty in New Hampshire I had to share some of the photos I snapped recently as I traveled around beautiful Londonderry, New Hampshire. The colors are now starting to fade. This is my way to immortalize them by posting … Continue reading

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Christmas Grotto and Halloween Bonus – Book covers by The Story Reading Ape

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Today I am featuring the talent of a former version of ourselves in times long gone by. A creature that is associated with strength, gentle benevolence to his family…

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Planning to publish on Kindle or CreateSpace? Essential Reading: The Absolute Indie by Jo Robinson

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
I am eternally grateful that my husband is a book designer and takes care of my publishing requirements. I really would not know where to begin if I had…

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Presenting a Phenomenal Multi-Author Cross-Genre Promotion!

I am honored to be part of a talented group of authors who make up this Multi-Author Cross-Genre Promotion!  A special “Thank You” to Michael Fedison for organizing this event!! Please check out all links below for special promotions by each … Continue reading

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Review… Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Missing Cell Phone by Janice Spina

Thanks kevs-domain.net for this wonderful review!

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