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Blog posts August 2008

Here We Go Again

August 31, 2008
Howdy y'all,

Well, unfortunately it looks like Gustav is going to be wreaking some havoc in our "backyard"...particularly in Louisiana and eastern Texas where John and I both have plenty of friends and family. We're particularly concerned about John's 4 daughters and their families who appear to be …

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Blues at the Beach, a Blues Journal, and thanks...

August 29, 2008

Hi friends!

First of all, many sincere thanks for your prayers for my Sister-in-Law and her family after the loss of her mother. Sharon and her family is doing well considering - now the road through grief to healing begins... Again, many thanks sweet friends!

Secondly, I wanted to share some photos f…

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Please say a prayer...

August 27, 2008

Hello friends,

If you have a moment, I would appreciate it if you could say a prayer for my sister -in-law Sharon (my brother's wife) and her family. Her mother passed away Monday. She was just 72. She had been in declining health overall, but no one expected this rapid decline. It was quite a shock.…

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Colorado Company Coming!

August 20, 2008
Howdy friends,

We're excitedly gearing up for the arrival of my Colorado BFF Sue and her sweet hubby Bill who are flying down tonight to celebrate their anniversary with us for 4 glorious days!! Sue and Bill had a family wedding to attend on the very same day as our wedding last year, so they've neve…

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The Cookbooks are Available to Order!!

August 15, 2008
Wanna Order a Cookbook??!!

Photo, courtesy of the wonderful Miss Holly at Crown Laid Down
(she's the genius behind the cookbook project!!)


Hi friends!

Well, the Siesta Fiesta Cookbooks (the one I won the cover art contest for) are ready and are being printed and Holly is taking orders!!! You can click…

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Shopkeeping, and Other Things...

August 11, 2008
"Shopkeeping"

I like the sound of that word. It may be a bit of a stretch for what I do when I rearrange and merchandise my little space at the antique shop, but I'll keep calling it that anyway. :o) This past Sunday (one of my 2 days per month that I have to work in the shop) was very slow, so I had…

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Already August?!

August 6, 2008
Happy, Happy August!!

My oh my, August came so fast for me that it's already the 6th and I'm just now posting my welcome-to-August post. Whoooshhh!! Oh, and my August illustration from the Calendar (above) is so serene looking...it is definitely a stylized version of real life...at least my real lif…

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And We Have a Winner!!

August 3, 2008

I am tickled to announce that the winner of the Just Bee 'n Me 3rd Blog Birthday Giveaway is....

Myrna of More than Heirlooms!!!!


I hope you will go pay my sweet BFF Myrna a visit...
she is just the nicest gal...

But more than that, she is an incredibly talented collage artist...

...and her home is j…

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