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EC2
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Postby EC2 » Thu December 18th, 2008, 9:16 pm

"donroc" wrote:I received the drop-dead gorgeous hard cover proof for my long delayed novel, Rocamora.

I green lighted it, and now more waiting, first the printing and next its appearance on Amazon, B&N, and other on line sites and in Books in Print.

The wait is worth it of course.


Sorry, missed this earlier Donroc. Congratulations - very exciting. :D
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Souvent entre piez de chevals
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Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu December 18th, 2008, 9:21 pm

Harm getting home safe and sound from school. I don't think there'll be school tomorrow, it's still bad out and a lot of snow and tonight freezing temps.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun December 21st, 2008, 6:46 pm

We didn't lose power over night! YEA! But keeping fingers crossed and knocking on wood just in case cause we still have a few days before Christmas.

Now we just need to be able to get to the store, sigh!

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nona
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Postby nona » Sun December 21st, 2008, 6:53 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:"The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: The Tragedy of Mary, Katherine, and Lady Jane Grey"


I've almost bought this book twice, now regretting I didn't, let me know what you think of it.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon December 22nd, 2008, 8:35 pm

Today I sent four puppies off to their new homes. Christmas Eve four more families will be picking up theirs, and then I have two to care for into January. Niffler is almost as pleased as I am. (She counts parenting chores in Dog Years.) Sorry about no pictures, I haven't had the time to fuss with the camera.
Also picked up the llamas and the donkey from the [url=http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://static.px.yelp.com/bphoto/PspNmTUJSAzfMABjX0MGbQ/m&imgrefurl=http://www.yelp.com/biz/trinity-baptist-church-livermore&usg=__Kqz9n-QnvIK5MAaX95qAKCbV_5U=&h=75&w=100&sz=8&hl=en&start=3&tbnid=QtaA37RrCzt8WM:&tbnh=61&tbnw=82&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dtrinity%2Blivermore%2Bnativity%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US :o fficial%26sa%3DG]drive-through nativity[/url] and got them back in their various pens at the ranch. (if you click the link, the last picture shows my llamas at the far left with the wise men, they are being camels. The humps are rather in the dark, though.
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Postby Divia » Mon December 22nd, 2008, 9:13 pm

Two words: SNOW DAY!

Rockin! Its about time. I'm watching the subzero weather from outside my window. The snow is blowing, the roads aren't plowed and I dont have to be in it. Nice. :D
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Postby michellemoran » Mon December 22nd, 2008, 9:49 pm

A cozy day sitting by the fire, editing, reading, sipping hot chocolate, and watching the snow fall over pretty Swiss village where my sister-in-law lives.
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue December 23rd, 2008, 1:01 am

Today started out a bit sh*tty cause our Access Van cancelled our rides yet again and we were runnning out of milk and food and didn't have most of our Christmas dinner.

Then our neighbour across the street said she'd be able to take us up at 2:30, and a woman from Harm's school came by with a bunch of gifts for all of us.

So now we have all our essentials and treats and hopefully will be all set till New Year!

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Postby Misfit » Tue December 23rd, 2008, 1:07 am

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Today started out a bit sh*tty cause our Access Van cancelled our rides yet again and we were runnning out of milk and food and didn't have most of our Christmas dinner.

Then our neighbour across the street said she'd be able to take us up at 2:30, and a woman from Harm's school came by with a bunch of gifts for all of us.

So now we have all our essentials and treats and hopefully will be all set till New Year!

SM


Good news. I was glad I ordered groceries delivered from Safeway yesterday and not today. I originally scheduled the delivery for Tuesday instead of Monday as I had a maybe doctor appointment (canceled, no ride) and I went to try to bring the delivery in today and the delivery schedule is now booked solid well towards Christmas day. Whew. First delivery was free too.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue December 23rd, 2008, 1:11 am

"Misfit" wrote:Good news. I was glad I ordered groceries delivered from Safeway yesterday and not today. I originally scheduled the delivery for Tuesday instead of Monday as I had a maybe doctor appointment (canceled, no ride) and I went to try to bring the delivery in today and the delivery schedule is now booked solid well towards Christmas day. Whew. First delivery was free too.


Oh lucky! Our neighbour actually told us a few days ago that if we couldn't get up that she'd take us up before Christmas Eve. But when Access cancelled our rides today I was just so frustrated I cried for a little bit even though I knew we had a back up but it was just all this weather is making me a bit depressed, which is bad for me. It was packed up town but there was still a lot of food and other stuff. I got me a new hat, some fuzzy socks, something called Sinus Mask (http://www.amazon.com/Thermalon-Microwave-Activated-Heat-Cold-Headaches/dp/B000E57CWA/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=hpc&qid=1229994650&sr=8-1) and some Zicam melts so I can counter act any cold that I might get.

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