"...IF YOU FOLLOW YOUR BLISS, DOORS WILL OPEN FOR YOU THAT WOULDN'T HAVE OPENED FOR ANYONE ELSE." - Joseph Campbell

"SOMETIMES ON THE WAY TO YOUR DREAM, YOU GET LOST AND FIND A BETTER ONE." - Lisa Hammond

"IT IS POSSIBLE AT ANY AGE TO DISCOVER A LIFELONG DESIRE YOU NEVER KNEW YOU HAD." - Robert Brault


"IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO BE WHO YOU MIGHT HAVE BEEN." - George Eliot

"WE DID NOT CHANGE AS WE GREW OLDER. WE JUST BECAME MORE CLEARLY OURSELVES." - Lynn Hall

"GO CONFIDENTLY IN THE DIRECTION OF YOUR DREAMS! LIVE THE LIFE YOU HAVE IMAGED." - Henry David Thoreau

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Thursday Potpourri -- Part Two

Well, here it is about12 hours later since I wrote Part One. So much for sharing updates, huh? At least I have good reasons. I DID get a lot accomplished today!

But, I'll write about that tomorrow because this evening I have a reminder, and an announcement:

Reminder -- To be entered in my book giveaway at Jennifer Shirk's blog, you must leave a comment before midnight tonight, EST, which is about half an hour from now...(11:30 EST)
Thank you again, Jennifer!  * The winner on Jennifer's blog is.....Karen Walker! Congratulations, Karen!! You'll receive a gift wrapped book in the mail asap.*


Announcement -- The very lovely bestselling author, Michael Lee West, just posted her weekly Foodie-Friday; and along with that, a warm and charming post about my memoir & me, and a book giveaway, (to be announced Monday, Dec 23rd). Please stop by and leave a comment, even if you don't care to be in the drawing. She is always so kind and gracious, has an amazing home which she is renovating/decorating, a marvelous cook, creates fabulous tablescapes....and still has time to write! AND shares photos and recipes! (There she is....way up high on the right sidebar!) Thank you very much, Michael Lee!

* Dec. 25th: Winner of memoir giveaway on Michael Lee West's blog, Rattlebridge Farm, is......Rettabug! Congratulations, Retta!! I'm so happy that you're excited about winning! 


Oh, and her blog, Rattlebridge Farm, is listed on my side bar under OTHER FAVORITE BLOGS.




"It's hard to explain your passions, but sometimes it is harder to live them." -- Michael Lee West, She Flew the Coop: A Novel Concerning Life, Death, Sex and Recipes in Limoges, Louisana

28 comments:

  1. We will pop over. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

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    1. Thank you! Wishing you a fabulous Friday, too!

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  2. Sounds like you are going great guns publicizing your memoir, with lots of help from your blog friends.

    Merry Christmas, Becky!

    =)

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    1. Hi Sue! Yes, I'm on a whirlwind, alright! Merry Christmas to you, too!

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  3. I adore Michael. She is one of the sweetest bloggers out there. Will pop over in a few.

    xo

    Sheila

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    1. Hi Sheila! I agree about Michael. I cannot imagine how she gets everything accomplished in her BUSY life, and still has time to be so kind to everyone!

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  4. Merry Christmas, Becky! Could you please send me your new address? Thanks for the comment on my post!!! xoxoxoxoxox

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    1. Merry Christmas to you, Judie! You're very welcome for my comment....and my address is on its way to you right now!

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  5. It's Friday again? Where did the rest of the week go?

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    1. I know what you mean, Delores! I'm always mixed up, though. When I woke up today, I was SURE it was Sunday....glad it was only Saturday!

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  6. Such wonderful good things are in store for you. May the new year hold many blessings.

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    1. Hi Laura! Thank you so much for your lovely thoughts....

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  7. The days are flying by far too fast. Can't believe it's only 5 days till Christmas. Seems only last week it was Easter!!!!

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    1. Hi Mimsie! Yes, the days fly by and there doesn't seem to be anything we can do about it, either. It's just not fair! :)

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  8. The past few days have just been crazy, time is going so fast. Merry Christmas to you, Becky!

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  9. Congratulations to Karen! (She's such a sweetie.)

    Talking about sweeties, here's wishing you... and yours... a very Merry Christmas. Seeya next year!

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    1. Hi Susan! Yes, I'm so happy Karen won. And thanks for including me in the "sweetie" count! :) Merry Christmas to you, too!

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  10. So nice that you're getting so much support. It does sound like life is keeping you very busy lately, but it's all good right?

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    1. Hi Myrna! Thank you, and yes, yes, and yes! :)

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  11. I am so happy that you are getting the notice that you deserve! My review is coming in early January! (After 6 weeks on the road Bill will be home in a couple of days!)

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    1. Hi McGuffy! You're very sweet. Thank you! I'm looking forward to reading your review. So happy for you that Bill will be home for Christmas! (SIX WEEKS on the road is a long time!)

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  12. How very awesome, Becky! Remember to save me a copy of your book. I did browse it on Amazon and thoroughly enjoyed the "Look Inside" snippets. Looking forward to reading it all!

    Pat
    Critter Alley

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    1. Hi Pat! Thank you very much! And yes, I have a book "on reserve" for you! I rec'd a new shipment and these books have the matte finish cover and I really like them! You can have either, though, because I have plenty of both.

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  13. Hi, Becky. I just posted my annual Christmas Eve story. Come on over and give it a read if you have a few minutes…

    Merry Christmas!

    =)

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    1. Hi Sue! Thanks for letting me know. I'll be right over, and Merry Christmas to you, too!

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  14. Hooorah for Karen! And all the best with your giveaways! Have a wonderful Christmas! Take care
    x

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  15. Hello, Old Kitty! Thank you very much, and I wish you a Merry Christmas, too!

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