New Year: New Lessons About Alzheimer’s Disease

On Thursday, I took my mom to another specialist’s appointment.  She has Alzheimer’s Disease, a form of Dementia. Dementia is the scourge of the modern era.  As more and more of us live longerr, the illness is increasingly common. We, the sandwich generation, are dealing with adult children and grandchildren while also dealing with our failing parents. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Most of us think we know about the illness, but as my...

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Happy New Year and Blog of the Year

  What a wonderful year it’s going to be.  How do I know?  Because I decided. I set the intention. I made the plan.  <vbg>   The year started off wonderfully in my house. About 11:30 last night, my daughter called from a party they attended with some friends they met at my granddaughter’s school.  If I was up, they were going to come over on their way home and welcome in the new year with me.  What a treat!  I...

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The Newest Next Big Thing

Today’s post is thanks to author of many genres, Kristy James.  She published Enza, one of my favorite books of all time.  Now she has Erin’s Christmas Wish coming out soon.  I can’t wait to read it.  So what are the rules for this blog hop?  *Give credit to the person / blog that tagged you * Post the rules for the blog hop *Answer these ten questions about your current WIP (Work In Progress) on your blog *Tag five other...

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Dec 15 – Conflicting Emotions

I had big plans for today.  My Bandit Creek novella Christmas on the Run is released today. Writers know how excited and nervous I am the night before. It’s thrilling, right? BUT… Twenty eight people are dead in a small town in Connecticut. It is hard to even consider something so trivial as the release of a novel when others are suffering so much. How do we assimilate this horror? I saw bits and pieces of the news today from work....

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