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Is tomorrow REALLY New Year’s Eve? Plus, presents from a dog.

I received some fantastic Christmas gifts this year, including beautiful gemstones from my lovely daughter, Wendy, a sweater from my sister, Sally, aka Thankful Rose on Etsy.

There were other wonderful presents, too–bubble bath, a new bathrobe, special spices, a crock pot that connects to another crock pot, for those 2014 dinner parties I fully intend to hold.  :)  (I’ve already chosen one of the recipes–Smoked Oyster Spread.  Yum.)

But the most interesting and unusual gifts, I must admit, were three paintings–done by my grand-dog, Margie, one of the smartest Golden Retrievers ever.  I  definitely plan to hang them, too.  I

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Final Amazon/Barnes and Noble $50 gift-card winners for this year….

Ruby Norwood and Zola Udell, come on down!!!  Happy book-buying, ladies.  :)

Yesterday’s first gratitude journal entry: Thank You, God, for Christmas and all it’s meaning.  Yesterday’s second  entry: Thank You that it’s over  for another year.  :)

To quote my dear old dad, I’ve had about all the fun I can stand. 

I need to WORK, for one thing.  For me, writing is like breathing, and my soul seems to smother a little when I can’t spend enough time in my imagination, making discoveries about characters and places–getting insights, having adventures.  It’s a great job.

Are you joining those of us

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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