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Back Among the Living….mostly

Wow.  Do whatever you can to avoid getting this bug, whatever it is.  I’m finally able to write again–after days (and nights) of ups and downs.  To the blog-reader who suggested putting Vicks on the soles of my feet and wearing socks, THANK YOU.  There was no instantaneous healing, but it did make me feel better–Mom always slathered us in Vicks when we got sick as kids, so it might be psychological, but who cares?  It works.  Other things that helped were chicken soup and hot tea.

Last week’s contest winners: Nadine Spradlin and Mary Clayton–congratulations.  From now on, at

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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.

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Back in earlier days, a cattle drive would average 10-12 miles a day.

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