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Archive for April, 2017

Winners and a Brief Update

Winners are: Valia Smith and Elma Lamoureux.  Congratulations, Valia and Elma!  New contest in progress; as always, just comment.  Two winners will be chosen at random, notified, and posted here.  Each will receive an autographed copy of my latest book.

Now, for the update.  I am still under the weather.  I became dehydrated and went in yesterday for an IV, and I was given some tests, mainly to diagnose or rule out a condition called c-diff, which results from overuse of antibiotics.  Ironically, it is treated with more of the same.  :)  It is highly contagious (who knew?) so no one

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That flu everyone’s talking about?  It’s REAL.  I have been sick for over three weeks–as in, stay-in-my-pajamas, sleep-in-the-daytime, cough-and-snuffle sick.  I’ve been out of the house exactly twice, for very short forays, which always ended with Advil, more pajamas, and the vaporizer.  After two full cycles of antibiotics, I’m better, but still far from well.  I couldn’t visit my mom on Easter Sunday, for fear of giving her the plague, and I didn’t even notice that my daffodils were in bloom until someone kindly pointed them out!

I listened to numerous books–lots of them by Kate White, the former editor-in-chief

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The Pony Express carried almost 35,000 pieces of mail over more than 650,000 miles during those nineteen months and lost only one mail sack.