Category Archives: Writing

Jemsbooks for Christmas!

I recently received a surprise. One of the winners of my 5th Blogging Anniversary drawing – Annika Perry – sent me a photo of the book she won, Hunting Mariah. She made it look so festive in the center of her lovely … Continue reading

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Memories of Aruba!

We have had such a wonderful time in Aruba this year. We were fortunate enough to get three weeks there. Our last night was a special time for all. Here are the friends we met many years ago and continue … Continue reading

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Vacation in Aruba Almost Over!!

View from our third week on the 14th floor of the Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort It has been a wonderful vacation in Aruba – three weeks, and it’s not over yet! We are enjoying the last few days lazing … Continue reading

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Third Week in Beautiful Aruba!

We are in our third week in lovely Aruba – One Happy Island! The first week I mentioned we were on the 8th floor, second week on the 9th floor and the third and final week (sighs) on the 14th … Continue reading

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Week Two in Beautiful Aruba!

Week two in Aruba – we are now on the 9th floor. The view just keeps getting better. We are no longer on the sunset side. We face the pools and pool bar and restaurant. It’s still lovely! Here are … Continue reading

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More Views of Aruba!

In case you are just tuning in – we are in Aruba for three weeks. I can’t get enough of this beautiful place. We have been coming for nineteen years together but I first visited Aruba in 1986. It has … Continue reading

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Beautiful Aruba – One Happy Island!

There is nowhere else in this world that I have visited where I have felt more relaxed and refreshed than on the beautiful island 🌴 of Aruba. The weather is hot 85-95 all year round but with tropical breezes that cool … Continue reading

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Is There Life Before and After Writing?

Growing up I was always shy, quiet and stayed to myself. My mother never had to entertain me or worry about me being bored. I had plenty to do and that was without any of the technology that we have … Continue reading

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Introducing Author Victoria Zigler’s New Books!

Please check out these new books by author Victoria Zigler. Thank you, Victoria, for sharing them with us. Jenks the Degu lives in a cage with his three brothers: Jacob, Jasper and Joshua. It might seem like a strange place … Continue reading

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How Often Should I Publish Posts on my Blog?

This question has plagued me continually since I began blogging. How often should I publish posts on my blog? I don’t know the answer, do you? I don’t think there is a strict rule about this. I think it all … Continue reading

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