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My new addiction is Amazon Prime

I’m afraid I have to report: in 2019 I succumbed. To Amazon Prime.

Its convenience, its speed, its spontaneity… and, unfortunately, its service to my impulse.

I want it, I need it, I see it, I get it. In Primetime. Pronto!

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Seamstress No More, No Matter Anyhow

I used to sew my own clothes, but not anymore. The talent – the time – is gone.

I’m a Boomer-aged eyesight disallows threading a needle and I don’t wish to make more wrinkles in my forehead from fret. I feel like an antiquarian.… ...

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New Year’s Resolution, Version 1.0

Last year I flew to Indiana twice. One time the air travel was bumpy. The other time it was not.

Interestingly, the first trip went smoothly, serenely between the plane there and the plane ride back…

Conversely, the second trip’s air miles were smooth, while the time with family and friends was fraught.… ...

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Happy New Year! A Resolution for 2020 –

Happy New Year to You and Yours!

You are wise, wonderful, and worthy – Amen.

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Politics is Universal and, as a Woman, it’s Personal

What was your favorite heroine, with her own fabulously and wildly successful series, when you were a childhood reader, my witty and wise women readers? Members of the Insecure Writers’ Support group – chime in! https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com

I ask this not to be sexist or unkind, for I am neither, but because I write women’s fiction.… ...

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Fran Blackstone introduces herself

May 13, 2013

Dear Ms. Colando:

Please forgive the incorrect name, if that is the case. My secretary has looked up PJ Colando on the Internet and discovered little, except a cute blog https://pjcolandocom

On Facebook there is cross-reference to your name, so we assume that you are one and the same.… ...

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Authority in Language; Authority in Speech

Do you have authority in your language when you speak and write? Want to know how… well, follow me 😉

https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com

Authority in language begins from vocabulary selections. For instance, strong verbs. Authority in language derives with word precision, words that prove your vocabulary is elite.… ...

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The Pros and the Regulars of USPS

So, ’tis the season. The holidays approach and I’ve made endless trips to the USPS to mail packages to folks back home. Further, I’m an author who’s shipped ARCS and books to readers throughout the world and throughout the years. 😉

I am a Pro at the USPS.

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The Key to Charisma –

As an author and a person, we all seek customers, otherwise known as friends.

Friends who read, friends who buy, friends who write reviews and attend book events.

Charisma is a key ingredient to all of the above.

Charisma is a key to life.

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Her Own Private Island, to which she was banned

So, my husband and I attended weddings in the Midwest. Joy and exuberance marked our visit of 4000 air miles and 1200 miles of driving in a rental car. We filled the time between the events with visits with extended family and longtime friends.… ...

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