Monthly Archives: March 2013

Remembering my Grandmother

My grandmother, Rosa Ellen, my mother’s mother, was surely the most amazing woman I have ever met. She was born in 1898, the child of a strong willed Irish mother and a Cherokee father, and dirt poor. She was working … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Tea

It is almost time for our Women’s Club to hold our annual Afternoon Tea. If you have any Tea Trivia you might like us to have, please send it to me. Fun Facts About Tea: Tea is the second most … Continue reading

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Remember Grade School Writing Projects?

I do like to think of myself, now, as a writer, even a journalist. In grade school, probably sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, we always had to write reports on the countries we studied. The teacher would divide the class … Continue reading

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Female CEOs

How Female CEOs can ‘Lead With Impact’ 3 Ways to Set Yourself Apart from the Competition. A record number of women are Fortune 500 CEOs. Women are launching businesses at 1.5 times the national average. There are now 8.2 million … Continue reading

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Book Review of “Borrowed Time”

If you have been struggling with the idea of writing a memoir but haven’t done it yet, just remember there are various ways and structures for a memoir. My own is a collection of what might be called short-short recollections … Continue reading

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Rae Ellen Lee – “Cheating the Hog”

Rae Ellen Lee is a member of the Whatcom Writers and Publishers and is a prolific writer. I am so happy to be able to associate with such gifted people as Rae Ellen. Here is a short write up on … Continue reading

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“Haunted Fairhaven” by Taimi Dunn Gorman

“Haunted Fairhaven” Top Ten Best Seller In 2012 Village Books just announced their top best sellers for 2012, with “Haunted Fairhaven” by Taimi Dunn Gorman coming out #10. The book was just released in July, 2012. It has become popular … Continue reading

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Prepping for a Printed Photobook

Prepping for a Printed Photobook By Rochelle Parry I recently completed a book production project that I thought would be a snap: mostly photos, minimal text; a coffee-table style with a look that was to look similar to a high-end … Continue reading

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Bikes, Bourbon and Rock N Roll

The Virtues of Bikes, Bourbon and Rock N Roll Blurring Gender Rolls are Fine, Writer/Rocker Says, But Men Still Need to be Men. Does a real man stay at home with the kids while his wife goes to work? Is … Continue reading

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Writing Your Memoir With Memoir Crafters

Sara Geballe, of Memoir Crafters, will be offering her Workshop again in May. She starts with questions such as: Would you like to share your life story with your family and loved ones, but just can’t get started?  Or, have … Continue reading

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