Tag Archives: Reading

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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Goodreads Giveaway coming in November!

Hi everyone! I am happy to announce that I willl be doing another Goodreads Giveaway this year. This giveaway will begin NOVEMBER 20, 2017 and end DECEMBER 20, 2017 just before Christmas. If you win, it will make a fabulous … 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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A New Review of Jemsbooks!

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for mentioning my review of Book 4 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series on your marvelous blog! I am honored to be included with these talented authors and their books! Thank you, Sally, for your … 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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Jemsbooks for all occasions!

I recently finished a book signing which was a success! (sighs with relief) Thanks to my husband, John, for lifting, carrying and moving boxes from the car to the hall and back again. They may have been a little lighter … 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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Janice Spina –  Paranormal/Romance/Mystery

I don’t know how I missed this post on Susan Toy’s lovely blog. Thank you, Susan, for your kind support! If you haven’t checked out this book yet, I hope you will soon. Do you believe in love after death? … Continue reading

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