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The Sunday Salon – November 15, 2009

People, it is the middle of November.  Seriously.  This means that I need to get my act in gear to start prepping for the holidays.  And now that I actually have time this year – no finals, no homework, no mandatory daily participation in my online classes...

Where my ego takes another hit…

That’s right, folks.  Yesterday, I made a friend cry.  Today, I find out that even though I have been truly inspiring to watch, amazingly helpful and energetic, totally organized, passionate, and have completely embraced the ideas behind the group, I was passed...

Excuse me while I wax poetic…

Tonight, I sat through my youngest’s preschool graduation. Tomorrow, I take her to her first day of kindergarten. What crossed my mind tonight as I watched her was not so much that I feel old now that my baby is school-age. It’s how fast these five years...

What a day!

Do you ever have one of those days where everything just goes…right? I wasn’t too sure this morning, since Holly woke up in a foul mood. It took exactly one week for her to get over her thrall with her new alarm clock. But after that? I left late but still...

Don’t Touch That Dial…Again

Yes, I was playing with the format again. I’m happy with it now. The pink was a bit too much and was driving me nuts. I can’t imagine what my readers thought.Now for an update – I received my first ARC ever!! Woohoo! Thank you Book Blogs and FBS...

Holly’s New Room

As I mentioned yesterday, one of the things we did this weekend was prepare Holly’s room for its transformation from her nursery/toddler room to a little girl room. Gone are the pale yellow sponged walls, the cute bugs on her bedding. Instead, we have something...