Dressing Down America

Posted by mcm0704 on February 27, 2010 |

I am anything but a fashion-plate. As one of my daughters will attest, I don’t keep up on the latest fashions and am very comfortable wearing the same blazers I wore in college and jeans that are so old I can’t even remember when I bought them. However, she is kind in her criticism and […]

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Posted by mcm0704 on February 25, 2010 |

I’m getting ready to go to the “Take 190 West Art Festival” in Killeen, Texas this weekend. I have never been to the event before, but I’ve heard it is terrific and I’m really looking forward to it. The festival is free to the public and runs on Saturday, Feb 27th from 10 to 4. […]

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Is Spring Ever Going to Get Here?

Posted by mcm0704 on February 23, 2010 |

I saw the daffodils poking their lovely little yellow blooms up along the dry, brown roadways in the last few days, so I thought spring was definitley coming. Now, I’m not so sure. Snow is falling, and it is predicted that we might have accumulations of several inches. A prediction that worries me since I […]

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Having Some Fun

Posted by mcm0704 on February 21, 2010 |

Since I didn’t have a clue what to write about today, I thought you all might enjoy a little fun from my friend, Tracy Farr… This is part of his blog today titled: What the World Needs Now is More Hoopla In the interest of being politically political for politics’ sake, I denounce my association […]

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Who’s Turn is it to Kick?

Posted by mcm0704 on February 19, 2010 |

I realized today that it has been a while since I shared an excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. The following is from a chapter on soccer, a sport that dominated our lives for many years. Enjoy…. Long before anyone heard of Soccer Moms and Sarah Palin, I was […]

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New Award

Posted by mcm0704 on February 17, 2010 |

Carole Kilgore over at Under the Tiki Hut gave me this lovely Picasso Award the other day. In her blog, she said it reminded her of spring, a season that many of us who have had lots of snow are really looking forward to. I appreciate her thoughtfulness in passing this on to me. Now […]

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Guest Blogging

Posted by mcm0704 on February 16, 2010 |

I’m a guest today on Ginger Simpson’s blog, Dishin’ It out. She is devoting her blog all month to topics revolving around romance to keep the spirit of Valentine’s Day alive for more than just one day, and she graciously invited me to share something about romance. I wrote about how I came up with […]

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You’re Never Too Old For Romance

Posted by mcm0704 on February 14, 2010 |

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY I’m participating in a blog carnival today with other authors at the ClassicRomance Revival site, and the theme is Moments in Time. Authors will be offering prizes – winners drawn from visitors commenting on their blogs. Grand Prize: An ARC hamper from participating authors. To qualify for the prizes you must be […]

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Fun in the snow

Posted by mcm0704 on February 13, 2010 |

While I’ve been busy cleaning up broken branches and fallen trees, some people have actually had time to enjoy the recent snow in East Texas. My friend, Tracy Farr is one of them. Here is just a snippit of the blog he wrote today about building snow people with his daughter. If you get a […]

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Record Snowfall in Texas

Posted by mcm0704 on February 12, 2010 |

The winter storm that blanketed much of North and East Texas in snow overnight Thursday surprised even forecasters. After watching the latest weather report Thursday at about 10, I went to bed expecting to wake up to three or four inches of snow. Then in the middle of the night I heard the ominous sound […]

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