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1/30/14 12:10 A

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Hello all,
I had a wonderful day seeing my grandson today. He is such a cutie. My DD and I visited and brought them a pizza for lunch. I held the baby for about 45 minutes and he slept the whole time. And then I forgot to wear my tracker for at least half of the day so I did not get a lot of steps recorded. Oh well there is always tomorrow.

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1/29/14 7:48 P

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Sadly, classes resumed as normal today. But it was considerably warmer at 23 degree (I never thought I'd say that was warmer) I'm hoping the temperature will go back to mid thirties for a while.

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I kicked fitness butt today, if you don't see my status update I did 40 minutes on the elliptical, 5 minutes of a cardio kickbox workout that I was looking forward to trying and just did not care for so I swapped it out for a 15 min/mile walking routine instead for a total of 60 Minutes!!

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1/29/14 12:55 P

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Another 2 hour delay at school today. It has yet to hit zero here.



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1/29/14 9:27 A

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Good Morning everyone!
We are extremely cold here -7 right now but the sun is shining. We will warm up later in the week.

My daughter is picking me up later to go see baby Patrick and meet his other grandmother (Meemaw) who is still there for another week. I also need to pick up a few things from the grocery store on the way home.

Stay warm everyone and have a wonderful Wednesday. Just think...only 50 more days till spring! emoticon

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Marcy - I have my fingers crossed for your husband!

SHINEE - catching up on homework is a good thing, right? And it's always great to get a break in the action!

Dottee - enjoy that new grand baby! My youngest is almost five and I asked my DIL when to expect the next one. She gave me an evil look!

Yesterday, DH and I went to the post office to mail some insurance forms - and it was cold. But while there, he noticed a Writers Group starting at the Louisburg library -- started that night. So I drove up to Louisburg - great group of people, including some youngsters from the high school. So now I have something to do with my Tuesday nights! They're focused on fiction, so I guess I'll be writing a short story or two...

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1/28/14 4:40 P

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Yea. My college has closed campus these past two days because of the cold. It's done wonders for catching up on homework and being lazy though. :)

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1/28/14 1:17 P

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We didn't have a blizzard, but we did have a two hour delay due to extreme cold again. It is right now 1 above.

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Thanks for the Congrats everyone. I actually got 10 hours of sleep last night and I still feel tired. Oh but such a happy tired. That baby is the cutest *puff, puff* baby I've seen in a long time.I was so tired last night that I felt dizzy when I walked. This morning I just have a headache.

I woke up to a blizzard out there but the snow has stopped now. It is 21 deg. out and very windy.

I will relax today and maybe got some writing in.
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1/27/14 11:06 A

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Dottee- congrsts on your grand child, what a sweetie.
We had freezing rain last followed by 3 inches of snow. My son spun out and ended up in the ditch less than a mile form our home, so he decided it was a good day to stay home.

My husband goes back to the doc on Wednesday - and then hopefully back to work. Even if he goes back to work, I am still going to find a full time job. Having him home for so long has certainly made a lot of things more clearer. Like his attitude towards me because I don't work a regular job. In his eyes, being self employed is being unemployed.

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Dottee - what a cutie he is!! Congratulations to you and your family!

Yesterday it was 60F outside and this morning it is 8F with a sharp north wind. Good grief! I'm indoors walking on the treadmill and watching HGTV reruns. Boring. I actually got out in the garden for a couple of hours yesterday to play with my asparagus and set up my compost. Wish I could get back there today!

Have a good day everyone and if it's cold outside, stay warm!

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1/26/14 3:43 P

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Here is a picture of me with the little guy. Went to see him. Very cute and very alert. I put a closer up one of him in my photos on my page.

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Congratulations Dottee - there's nothing like a grandchild!!

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1/26/14 10:37 A

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Congrats on the birth of the little one!!

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Exciting News everyone!! The baby, Patrick Charles Jr. arrived at 6:31 am this morning weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz. and is my 21st grandchild!

Be back later to talk more and maybe pictures! I got about 3 or 4 hours sleep last night.

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Woohoo! The Writers are busy!

Dottee Ė itís always interesting to find out things about your house. When I lived in Omaha, I bought a 100 year old house that had been owned by the railroad and used for railroad guests. The largest room was the dining room because they did so much entertaining!! Stay warm and letís hope your pipes stay defrosted!

FITADMIN Ė you are moving forward on all fronts! Send me your link for sure, and please also post in the Writers News. Iíve noticed that we have a number of folks looking at that discussion thread.

Marcy Ė same applies for you. When you are finished editing and ready to launch, let us know via the links page and News. I have to tell you that I have a (now) two year old Dell that I donít use much Ė Iíve had to reformat the hard drive three times and Dell actually replaced the tower early on. I think some PCs are just lemons! I love what Iím using now, which is a Lenovo all-in-one. And like you, Iím trying out new virus protection but thinking of going back to Norton Ö

Camy Ė you are moving fast!! I havenít been out to the 30 Days to Make or Break a Habit thread for a couple of weeks and wonder how youíre doing with snacking at the keyboard! As I sit here drinking coffee and trying not to spill Ö

Yesterday, I spent 7 hours in a car to get to a 50th wedding anniversary Ė and I managed to get my steps in! Of course, I was still walking at 11pm.
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1/25/14 6:47 P

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Hi everybody! I've been finishing a manuscript deadline and then my friend came for a few days, but now I'm working on a novella due Feb 1st. Yikes! I'm rather proud of myself that I've exercised 5 days a week despite the deadline and being so busy.

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Congrats Fitadmin83 on finishing your book and getting ready to publish. I use Createspace too. Love them. I am still working on the final edits on my book, I have had no energy this week, so therefore not much done in the world of editing.

MY computer is only a few months old, but it has been acting strangely. So I downloaded an old stand by for virus and malware. This program found over 2000 versions of a Trojans and other malware. So much for the virus protection that came with the computer. I'm going back to Norton.

It is cold and blowing here today. It has been snowing all day, and the wind is gusting so it is drifting everywhere as well. It's hard to tell how much snow we got when there is 6 inches in one place and beside it the ground is bare.

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1/25/14 11:39 A

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Hi Everyone!

I am having a great day so far. I picked up some vegetable spring rolls for lunch (not fried) from my local grocer. I love them because they are light and very good and I get a vegetable serving from them. There are 4 in a package and I usually eat them all. Since they are not fried the calorie count is actually quite low and for that matter the carb count and such is also lower:)

On the writing front, I am done with my edits and have put my book into the self publish tool I use (CreateSpace) and am going to be proofing it in the next few days. I had a couple of spacing issues that I had to correct so it was all good and happy but I will most likely be releasing it to the masses on February 1st. I will let MADEIT13 know as soon as the link is up and ready to go. Very excited!

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Good Morning folks,
We didn't get the snow yet but I still think it is forecast for later today. It is much warmer today 20 deg. and my water pipes DEFROSTED last night and I now have hot water upstairs and can take a nice hot bath today. Yay!

I found out some neat information about my house. A friend did an article on my house for a local free magazine and a man who was a nephew of a man that owned my house in the 1940s called me this morning. He told me that in the 1940's it was a nursing home with 3 patients. The wife of the owner was a retired nurse, her husband did the cooking and washed the dishes. They also grew hay in the fields on the land. That was so interesting.

Good Morning to the rest of the team Have a great Saturday everyone!




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I went out to the County Extension Office last night for a seed starting class. It was 7F when I left and 2F when I got back. Brrrr...

My treadmill will have to do until it warms up!

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1/24/14 12:04 A

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Marcy,
Our schools have hardly had any snow days off here. It is 2 deg. here tight now. I did that too Marcy. I bundled up good and walked down to the mail box and by the time I get back, I was frozen. Good thing i don't have to get out this week.

Good Night and Keep warm!

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1/23/14 12:26 P

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We are cold here too. it was -4 at 8 am when we went to the dentist. That's it for me. I did my walking inside. I walked out to get the mail, and darn near froze just going that far.

My daughter was hoping for a 2 hour delay again, but apparently the school has finally figured out that it is winter and if they keep having 2 hour delays anytime it goes below zero, they will behind for the rest of the year.

Tax time on the horizon. Even with the delay in filing, I have already started getting returns in.

Have a splendid day everyone. Stay warm.

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Good Morning Team,
When I looked at my to do list I realized that I really got a lot accomplished yesterday.

Stacy it is -5 here right now. Not sure what we will get up to today. Maybe 7 or 9. The sun is shining so it is deceiving if you look out the window. But Saturday we will be 24 so that's when I will venture out to the grocery store.

This cold weather is giving me a chance to get my indoor chores done and maybe even get my book going. I'm getting the urge.

No bath today. Pipes upstairs still frozen. I do have hot water downstairs so I can take a hot shower but it's just not the same as a nice hot soak in the tub.

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Have a great day team. emoticon emoticon

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Dottee - We had the dreaded arctic vortex blow in last night - I'm glad I had a chance to walk outside yesterday!! Today, it was windchill of -20!

Everyone - If you get a chance, check today's Spark Blog - probably today before noon. I'll have photos of the lake, the geese, and the cows. Yay Kansas!!

Tonight I'm going to a seed starting class. Hope I learn something. All my little broccoli sprouts have died and I'm just crossing my fingers that the romaine and kale don't go the same way.

Have a great day, everyone!!


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I tracked my food all day today an stayed in my correct calorie range. Yay! And walked all my steps!

Stacy we are a little bit colder than you. It was -25 overnight. But tonight we have warmed up to -6. Halleluia! Hot water pipes in the upstairs bathroom are frozen. Usually happens a couple of times a year.

My DD stopped with some supper and the lettuce tomatoes and cucumber I needed from the store today. She is a sweetheart.
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Good Morning Writers!

Dottee - wonderful news on plotting. Now you can get started writing!!

It's cold here too - about 10F but no precip. I'm thankful about that since I have to drive to town today and to the County Extension Office tomorrow night for a class of seed starting.

Have a great day all!

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emoticon emoticon I finally figured out the plot to my new book. I had all the details since last year but the plot was stumping me.

Marcy we are at 1 deg. here now, no snow either, but we will be cold all week too. I have no commitments so I can stay home and do house things. Still working on my blog and it's coming out pretty good.

emoticon to the rest of the team! Have a great Tuesday everyone!

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Hi everyone - I'm working on finishing up last year still, and finishing editing the novel. My husband glares at me every time I open the laptop in the living room, but then he complains when I use my office computer because I am ignoring him. Duh. I just can't win.

We in in the single digits too. We are not expecting much snow, just chilly temps for the remainder of the week.

Have a wonderful day everyone.

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Hello Team,
It is snowing here and will be very cold this week. That arctic air just keeps floating down.

I'm going to work on my word press blog today. I was up sooo late last night trying out different themes that I didn't even do my Spark stuff.

Stacy sorry your blog is not going the way you want it to.

Marcy we used to make those wook duck boxes when my girls were in girl scouts, too. But that was long ago. LOL

HAPPY MARTIN LUTHER KING day! Have a great Monday--enjoy your day off if you are home from work today.

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Good morning everyone. My daughter and I had a busy weekend so I didn't get to post. She is in 4-H, so we spent most of Saturday building duck boxes for her 4-H community service project. The kids in the 4-H are building new nesting boxes and maintaining some of he ones that already up. The kids built 10 new boxes and then hiked through the snow to check on 5 that were used last year.

It was a lot of fun and everyone learned a whole lot about wood ducks.
We next went tot he movies with a friend of mine and a friend of my daughter's to see "Nut Job"

Yesterday was football playoffs.

So we had a good weekend.

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Good morning all!

The garden planner from RH Shumway isn't cooperating and won't save to JPG. Darn. I will have to come up with a completely different Blog. My seedlings have started to sprout, though, and that's the good news!

Have a great MLK Day everyone!

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Good Morning Writers!

Dottee - sounds as though you had a wonderful birthday. And your DD's dinner - yum! I've made that chocolate mayo cake and it's delish!

Today I'm hoping to get my garden planner redone and posted on my Blog. Then I want to order seeds and plants - it's time!!

Have a wonderful day, everyone!


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Good Morning,
I'm still smiling from the wonderful day I had yesterday. I did eat sensibly so I did not feel overloaded at any time during the day. Yay!And I walked my 6,000+ steps. Thanks to everyone who sent me birthday wishes.

I'm just relaxing today...no hurry no rush. The party is at 5:30 but our team Syracuse (basketball)is airing tonight at 4 PM so we are invited over early to see the game if we desire. My DD is making roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, and chocolate mayonnaise cake with chocolate cream cheese frosting, the cake my request, so it should be a delicious night.

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1/18/14 8:47 A

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Good Morning Writers!

I dreamed about getting dressed for work last night so my unconscious mind must be processing retirement. This morning, I told it to catch up!!

Now I'm off to do Coach Nicole's 28 Day Boot Camp and clear out the kitchen. Hope everyone is well!

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1/17/14 10:20 A

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Good Morning Friends,

Well...today is my birthday. I am proud to say that I am 73 years young!!! emoticon It is the start of a birthday weekend. One of my sons is taking me out to lunch, then supper out with my DD and kids. And on Saturday My DD is having a birthday party for me and my DIL for our shared birthday. Wow! I'm excited.

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1/17/14 6:44 A

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Marcy - so sorry about your support from your husband. Sounds like your daughter is a source of support? And of course you know that we support you!!

Dottee - Happy birthday! Glad you had a wonderful lunch with friends. And yes, I agree with you. I am going to be very busy without paid gigs - although a bit of extra cash is always nice.

Today is the second full day for me and it feels funny to have all this time under my own direction! Yesterday DH and I set up the seed starter kits in the (heated) garage and I planted romaine and the rest of the broccoli (DH had started broccoli in the barn - brrrrr....). Today I'll start the kale. I also posted about seed starting on my Blog yesterday - that is moving forward. Today is also the day I start Coach Nicole's 28 Day Boot Camp. I hope I can keep up!

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1/16/14 1:39 P

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Dottee - I told my daughter about the dream and she wanted to know what the devil was going to release me from. I told her I didn't care as long he released me if indeed he does have a hold on me. At any rate - I'm not taking any chances, I'm releasing that book this month. My husband feel threatened by my writing. He read my first book and asked me if I was leaving him. He has never read anything I have written after that and gets all snotty when I write or even read any more. We live a very small community, he hates it when people stop me in the store and ask about up coming books or even just to stop and chat about one of the ones they read. I have the worst support system in the universe, but it's still worth it to me to keep doing this.

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1/16/14 12:45 A

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hi guys,
I had a lovely lunch with my good friend Janet. We exchanged our Christmas gifts and talked away. I had a roasted portabella pannini. Oh it was so delicious. Coleslaw to go with it.Yum!

Marcy, that was a very disturbing dream! SOrry your DH hates it when you write. Mine loved it and he even let me read them to him.

Stacy the longer you are retired the lass you'll want to work. There are so many things to do. Yes, I am feeling Great days are coming Stacy

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1/15/14 5:53 P

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Good afternoon Writers!

Odd time of day for me to be posting! Today was exceptionally busy since I had one "exit" interview after another, including a very interesting hour with the CEO - but he's always interesting. And, I've had four requests to write - two from inside the company and two from outside - and that's just today. I have the feeling that I'll be able to work as much as I want to work. I've asked everyone to give me a couple weeks' breather and then we'll see.

Marcy - I wonder if we can look up what it means when the "devil" appears in a dream. Of course, the Jungians would say that it's what "devil" means to you. And your interpretation sounds right on (I have a misspent past in Jungian analysis!!).

Dottee - glad to hear you're feeling better and your new profile image is positively "drool worthy" as they say in romance novels. You look terrific!!

Have a great evening all. We'll see if I get out of bed tomorrow long enough to post...

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1/15/14 1:08 P

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Hi everyone -I just finished another batch of W-2's - only 2 more companies to go.

I had a very disturbing dream the night before last. I was in my daughter's novel, traveling with the 2 girls in the final chapters, exactly as I wrote it, and then the Devil popped up and said "release the girls and I will release you." Okay then - Guess who has been working overtime on finishing that book? I'm driving my husband nuts, but that is nothing knew, since he hates it when I write anyhow.

Have a great day everyone. My daughter has an appointment after school, and my husband just told me he wants takeout for supper. So now I need to come up with either a healthy take out option for me and a vegetarian one for my daughter or fix the 2 of us something to eat when we get home.

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Hello Team,
I battled paperwork for all my accounts from my bank that is changing hands, all afternoon and still not did get everything done. I will have to finish tomorrow.

I have been feeling great for 2 days now. I think I'm finally over the cold. Going out to lunch with my good friend tomorrow.

'night all.

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1/14/14 8:09 A

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Good morning Writers!

This is the next to the last day at work for me. Tomorrow I'll be in the office and won't have a chance to Spark all day. They have me set up with a series of exit meetings - it will be interesting!! Christmas with my son and DIL was great although my son let me down - he could not figure out how to get the little "comment" box on my Word Press Blog. I'm going to keep looking at it.

Dottee - you are so right. I think it's possible to get wrapped up in perfectionism and get nothing done. And I end up coughing every time I see the little kids - they just seem to be germ factories this winter!

Marcy - I don't know a company in this area that will accept a paper resume, it's all online. And half the time I know ours doesn't work. Frustrating!!

Have a great day all!

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1/13/14 10:52 P

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Hi everybody,
I was out all afternoon, got home just in time for supper, and promptly fell asleep when i went to watch my soap and missed it all. My DD surprised me and did my hair when I was there with my banking paperwork...color cut and styling. It was nice to finally get those roots covered.

And I felt good all day. Yay! Hopefully I am over this cold now.

Stacy I decided no more researching in the evening--I just drive myself nuts and get too up tight about getting everything right in the book. GD's birthday on Saturday was fun but then when I got home I was coughing up a storm. How did your "Christmas" with your DS and DIL go?

Hi DNTBGME Welcome to the chat.That Orange Chicken sounds good. I'll have to try it. Crockpots are so handy.

Marcy take it easy on that Wii Dancing. That can be quite a workout. Isn't it funny how so many businesses do business online now? You are getting close to having that novel done! Yay!
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1/13/14 2:08 P

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I have been resting, and getting my steps in. My daughter and I played WII dance it out yesterday, but I ended up and had to do it one handed. Luckily the WII remote goes in the right hand and the left is the one I had surgery on.

I applied for 2 jobs today. I tried to apply for a third, but the computer gods were against me. every time I clicked "apply" I got a message that said my session had ended. Very frustrating. The company does not take regular applications any more. It is their online form or nothing.

I'm still working on W-2's and editing my novel. I will be done with the W-2's this week and I am hoping for the end of the month for the final edit.

Have a splendid day everyone.

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1/13/14 9:13 A

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Welcome DNTBGME! Looks like you have some priorities about nutrition, fitness, and then writing!! Enjoy your day off today and we'll hope you get lots of writing done.

I'm back at work today although working from home. The day started with a large project, so I need to get cracking!

Have a great day all!

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1/12/14 3:22 P

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Hello everyone. I didn't manage to get any writing done yesterday (except on here emoticon ). This is the one weekend a month I work and I didn't get home until after 5. I planned ahead though and put my dinner in the crockpot. Twelve hours later I had Orange Chicken recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detai
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Good job VEROISME on not snacking. Your project sounds both interesting and intimindating, let us know how it goes.

Dottee - so glad that plot is making its way to you!! And have fun with your GD's birthday. We are done with grandchildren birthdays until July - my oldest grandson was born July 4! He always thought the fireworks were for him!

I've been busy posting links and have made a total mess of it. That's what happens when you are not sure how things work. I'm going to have to re-calibrate the whole thing. That will be my first task on Thursday and I've added it to my retirement calendar.

My son and DIL are coming for "Christmas" today. Hope everyone has had a great weekend and is getting ready for the new week to come.

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We were supposed to get flooding here too, but so far it's been a little melting and a ton of freezing / freezing rain... My street looks like an ice rink... The good news is that I ran my errands last night, so I don't have to leave the house...

This weekend is my first kid free weekend in a while (they are with their dad) and I think I should take advantage and carve some headway into this new intimidating project (It is intimidating because it is not only a different genre than I'm used to, but I am also basing it losely on the emotions of my own life and the drama I went through with my divorce etc,) Perhaps it will be healing to put it down in writing as recently I have come to realize I have a lot of scars that comes from that period of my life...

So far I am doing well on no snacking while writing by drinking herbal teas! So that is a win! :)

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Good Morning everyone,
Well each day I feel a little better...almost back to normal! Yay!

Stacy I have a little bit of a plot coming to mind. There was a Panic of 1857 right around the time of my story. I am thinking of a way I can incorporate it into my book. All the banks in New York were closed for 3 months. We will have 40s and 50s today too and threats of flooding.

I am going to a birthday party for my GD Olivia this afternoon. Should be fun.

emoticon Waving to the rest of the team! Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy it!

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