The Rhythm of Marriage

Through the years, hubs and I have found a rhythm that works for us. So, I am thinking retirement life will be just fine. We have always loved to spend time with each other, and we have also enjoyed doing our own thing. He will work out in his shops or in the yard. I …

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Book Update: Valid Distractions

I have decided on the first Sunday of each month to provide my second book update and share my valid distractions (and maybe not so valid). What am I up to? What is keeping me from writing? What is helping me be more productive? I hope you will enjoy and find my updates of value …

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To Text Or Not To Text

Do you text on a regular basis? If so, what percentage do you text in comparison to letter-writing, emailing, or phoning someone? And, are there times when you feel more comfortable texting a person versus phoning or emailing them? I ask these questions to get you to think about exactly how texting plays a part …

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Thirty-three Years & Counting

On July 2, hubs and I celebrated the big three-three. It was a unique day in which we received word from our realtor that we had some offers on our house for sale. It had just went on the market on June 30 and had three offers by the following day. Now, is that cause …

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Keeping Email Simple

Once a month I blog about social media. I have always held an interest in learning about computers and the digital world. For many years, I was a bulletin editor; and for several of those years, I did content for our church website. During part of my last year there, I was the social media …

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Marriage & Major Life Transitions

Hubs and I are in the middle of a major move. He is retiring from his job of thirty years and I just recently quit my job in order to help make the transition. We are moving from the nearest bigger city to his hometown of about 2,000 people. It is a quaint town where …

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As One Chapter Ends

It is a fifth Sunday...and time to update you, my readers, on what is happening in my life and affecting my writing. My last update was actually the first weekend of the month AND of the year. I introduced you to my new way of tackling resolutions - with my to-do box. I also mentioned …

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Writing & Promoting While On Overload

Whether I am experiencing life at a slow or fast pace, I often feel like I am on social media overload. It is great that there are so many social media platforms to meet my social and self-publishing, self-marketing needs. But while trying to decide which ones best suit my needs, it has been overwhelming …

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My Marriage Vs. My Mom’s Marriage

Hubs and I went to spend some time with my momma this weekend. I felt bad having to leave her on Mother's Day morning. But we live about five hours away, and our son wanted to bring his family to visit us. So, off we drove. My main consoling thought was that my two youngest …

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