Monthly Archives: November 2016

Goodreads Giveaway Ended for How Far Is Heaven!

Thank you to all who took part in the recent Goodreads Giveaway of my newest novel, How Far Is Heaven.  Congratulations to the three winners – 2 from USA and 1 from Canada. I will be mailing out the books today! … Continue reading

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Short Story – A Loss in Time by Janice Spina

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Today millions will be getting together with families and friends to celebrate and give thanks for all that they have. However, many will have faced loss this year of…

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Happy Thanksgiving to All Who Celebrate!

Thanksgiving A time to give thanks A time to show our love A time to share all that we have A time to pray together A time to look forward not back A time to heal all wounds A time … Continue reading

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#Glimpses – The Short Story Lineup

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News:
I’m jumping with joy because I’d like to announce that Glimpses, my first collection of short stories, will shortly be available to pre-order. Glimpses – The new book of some of my short…

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New Family of Fish after Sad Loss of Saltwater Fish Tank!

As I mentioned in this previous blog as an addendum at the bottom of the post, we were saddened to lose all of our saltwater fish in our 35-gallon fish tank. Today we purchased new occupants for the tank. Here … Continue reading

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Saluting All Veterans on Veteran’s Day!

Thank you, Veterans, for all that you have done for your country. For keeping us safe on our soil! For protecting us and preserving our freedom! We are indebted to you for serving your country! May God bless you and … Continue reading

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Vacation in Aruba – One Happy Island!

  Two weeks in beautiful Aruba was heavenly but like all good things, it came to an end. Here are several photos of this lovely little island for you to enjoy. The food was delicious and included several different kinds … Continue reading

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New Release: Caboodle & The Whole Kit

Originally posted on BOOKS & MUSIC:
It’s finally out folks!  Caboodle & The Whole Kit is available: Amazon UK Amazon US (It’s also available in paperback) Caboodle & The Whole Kit Caboodle is filled with relaxing episodes of life, family, love…

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