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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Travel – An Italian Journey – Writing and Healing by Sherri Matthews

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Welcome to Sherri Matthews and her series of four travel posts. Sherri includes wonderful photographs in her posts and so I will give you a taste and then a…

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Surprises, Diana’s Dresses And The Annual Blogger’s Bash 2018

The Summerhouse sat in snow last time I checked, but emerging from hibernation to a sun-basked spring, I discover a new garden and the chance, at last, to get my hands dirty. New growth pushes through bare soil and reminds … Continue reading

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Write Dance Believe

Before I dared to call myself a writer, before I could ever imagine seeing even a single word of mine in print, before I knew what a blog was, I read this: ‘When your life’s seasons, assignments or relationships change, … Continue reading

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Just Imagine…a Beautiful Sisterhood Award – Part Two

As promised from my previous awards post the celebrations continue!  I was very pleasantly surprised when  Jazzybeatchick  not only visited my blog but nominated me for the Sisterhood of the World Blogger’s Award! It was a pleasure to visit her … Continue reading

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In Which My Son Says ‘Thank You’…

Today I’m very proud and delighted to be hosting my first ever guest blog –  meaning, I’m handing you over to my son, Nick (Nicky to family and old friends!)  He was so greatly encouraged and inspired by your responses … Continue reading

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‘Smoke and Mirrors’ – My Son’s Way Back

A few month’s ago, I read this in UCB* ‘Tenacity is the hallmark of all successful people.  They keep trying, keep learning and keep moving forward.  They win the battle in their minds and then it overflows into what they … Continue reading

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What a Week – Time to Bring out some Awards!

What a week it’s been.  Always a time of reflection at this time of year as we remember 9/11 and of course this does wonders for concentrating our minds on what really matters in the grand scheme of things. Life … Continue reading

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Got A Great Idea? Write It Down, Lest You Forget!

How many times have you had a random thought or heard or observed something during the course of a normal day which gives you a great idea for your next writing project, but unless you write it down there and … Continue reading

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