Friday Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Last week’s winner was Alice Majka for her caption about middle children (of which I am one!). Alice, pop me an email and I’ll get a signed book sent to you. Here’s this week’s pix…such a serene swan, despite her extra baggage! Ready, set, caption!  

Wednesday’s Wonderings: The Problem with Mirrors

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Over the last eight months, we’ve been renovating the bathrooms in our house. If you’ve ever done any remodels, you know it’s not a one-person job—lots of coordination is required to keep progress moving forward. Contractor, plumber, electrician, tile guy, counter guy, mirror guy … and of course, the inspectors. The last bathroom was the master bath, and we had …

Friday Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Last week’s captions made me laugh out loud! So many pithy remarks…I ended up choosing three! Dora Wagner (frozen chicken), Connie Saunders (Tyson in the making), and Karen Rochner (hot flashes! You didn’t really say that!)…you all won a copy of a signed book! Send me your mailing address and I’ll pop it in the mail to you: suzanne @ …

Friday’s Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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With our temperatures hitting 100 degrees this week, I thought this picture would be rather…well, refreshing…to ponder for a caption! Last week’s winner was Martha Troxel with her funny “Amish air conditioning” caption. I was babysitting two little grandchildren this week and didn’t have a chance to reply to the comments, but I did read them! I get such a …

Author Spotlight Melody Carlson

Author Spotlight with Melody Carlson

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Scroll down for a chance to win a copy of Melody Carlson’s book, Under a Summer Sky. Winner will be announced in the next Author Spotlight feature. Congratulations to last week’s winner of Naomi’s Hope, Sherri Horn Myers! Please e-mail your mailing address to my assistant Christen (christenkrumm@gmail.com). What part of the country do you consider home? I live in Oregon, …

Friday Caption Photo Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Winner of last week’s photo caption contest was Verna Vagle, with her, “Your books are very mooooooving.” Verna, email me with your mailing address and I’ll send you a signed book. And to everyone else…I love reading your comments! They make me laugh out loud. Oh, the things you all think up! Here’s this week’s photo…just waiting for your caption.

Friday’s Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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I owe you all an apology! I was out of town for the Memorial Day weekend and completely forgot to set up a Friday post last week! Entirely my fault. As a small way to make it up to you…I’ll pick two winners from last week. They were that good! Linda Goad and Nyla Kay Wilkerson, email me with your mailing …

Friday Photo Caption Contest: Waiting for your Wit

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Today begins a new feature…curious pictures gleaned from my research trips that need your special caption touch. Leave a comment with your caption and your name will be tossed in the bonnet for a chance to win a signed copy of a book.   This one is just waiting for your wit!

Filoli House & Garden…and my friend Nyna

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Last Saturday, my dear friend Nyna Dolby gave a flower workshop at 1st Presbyterian Church in Livermore. Nyna is the head of flower arranging at Filoli House & Gardens, an historic home in Woodside, California, and on the board of Filoli House & Gardens (which, if you’re interested, is a jamming of the words: Fight, Love, Live = FILOLI). Nyna …