So Far Behind

so far behind

I just know I’m not the only one that ever feels this way. I have loaded myself down with more than any person can possibly do in a 24 hour time period. As a result, anytime something comes along that upsets the old apple cart, so to speak…

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Well, it gets overwhelming.

I have two amazing, beautiful, smart and talented daughters. (I have to brag just a little.)

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Well, this is me and them many, many years ago. ūüôā

So, the youngest daughter (yes, that little one above on the left) is a corporate attorney. While she has a very demanding and high-paying job, she also has two beautiful little girls of her own.
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They are my sunshine.

My daughter had to travel to Milwaukee this week on business¬†and needed me to step in and take care of these two little ones. “No worries,” I told her and myself. Sydney is in first grade, so she’ll be in school all day and the little one goes to a daycare. I can do this easy-peasey.

BUT…little one got sick right before my daughter had to leave. She was running a fever of 102. SO….need I say that I did not take her to daycare this entire week? Instead, we had two doctor visits and lots of cuddling and praying that she’d get better.

Why am I telling you all this?

Because I am SO far behind on everything that I normally keep up with…your blogs,¬† my blog, your emails, the RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, Texas Authors, the North Texas Book Festival, Buddy Magazine, The Oklahoma Farm and Ranch Magazine AND my book that I’m trying to write.

But…know what? I wouldn’t trade one minute of rocking that sweet baby, singing “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,” or even bribing her with sweet Robin Eggs to take her horrible tasting medicine. Life is short. Babies quickly grow up to be adults and we just get older.

Forgive me if I haven’t responded. I will get to everything eventually.

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Let’s Play!

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Something similar to this circulated on Facebook not long back and I thought it would be fun to customize it a little for authors and bloggers. Let your readers find out something they might not know about you and in return you may learn something about your readers that you didn’t know. So, have fun and LET’S PLAY!

  • Do You have any Tattoos? ¬† ¬†No
    • If yes, visible or not visible:
  • Where is the farthest place you’ve traveled? ¬†Rome Italy
  • Pick one book shelf in your house and count the books on it: ¬†124
  • Have you ever been to Vegas? ¬†¬†Yes
  • Do you gamble: ¬† ¬† ¬†Yes (but only for FUN!)
  • Have you ever quit a job? ¬†¬†Yes
    • If Yes, Why? ¬†¬†To move to a different city
  • Have you ever sang Karoke? ¬† ¬†Yes
  • What’s the most exotic animal you’ve seen: ¬†¬†A Bongko
    • Where were you? ¬†¬†Dallas Zoo
  • What is your biggest pet peeve in life? ¬†¬†Pet owners who don’t take care of their pets
  • What is the most exotic food you’ve eaten: ¬†Fried Alligator
    • Where were you? ¬† ¬†¬†New Orleans, La.¬†
  • If you were granted ONE wish, what would you ask for? ¬† ¬†Health
  • What is the scariest situation you’ve ever been in? ¬†¬†A war zone between biker gangs.
  • Have you ever seen a ghost? ¬† ¬†Yes
    • Where were you? ¬†¬†In my bed in Coleman, Tx. I awoke and saw a small built little man with a fedora hat on standing and looking out the back window.
  • Do you have a bucket list: ¬†¬†Yes
    • If so, how many items are in it? ¬†¬†Lots
      • Can you name them? ¬†¬†I’ll name a few: I want to ride in a hot air balloon. I want to visit Ireland and Scotland. I want to visit every corner of America. I want to see New England in the Fall. I want to dance more before I get too old. I want to have a Bestseller book! I want to visit Switzerland and Amsterdam.
  • What’s the most memorable concert you ever attended? ¬†That’s a hard one. I’ve been to so many amazing concerts, but in the 80s when Charlie Daniels was doing his Windows tour, he came to Shreveport and it was and still is memorable. Just amazing!¬†

  • If you could attend one concert anywhere in the world today, who would you see? ¬†Again, that’s hard because I’ve seen so many. Dolly Parton, or maybe Joe Bonamassa.¬†
  • If you could sit down and visit with anyone alive or dead, who would it be? ¬†Jacqueline Kennedy
    • Why? ¬†I always admired the way she handled herself in good times and bad. She was the embodiment of a Goddess.¬†
  • What is one book you have read that changed you or you never forgot? ¬†¬†The Captains and the Kings by Taylor Caldwell – eye-opening and fascinating!¬†

So my answers are in RED

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