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Postby SonjaMarie » Fri April 17th, 2009, 7:36 pm

Great to hear Sweet!

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Postby michellemoran » Fri April 17th, 2009, 9:58 pm

Have a wonderful time in the new house!
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Postby pat » Sat April 18th, 2009, 7:49 am

Good news SPB!
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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) » Wed April 22nd, 2009, 2:22 am

I just got my new program, Corel Painter II, today, along with an electronic tablet and stylus. Gadzooks! This can do everything any paintbrush, pen, pencil, or scanner can do. I am having a blast with the thing, even as I sniffle through the cold my granddaughter gave me as a gift.

What is making me even more euphoric is that at last, I have a viable platform where my ten years' collection of work on the Corel suite (PhotoPaint CorelDraw and Corel-based CADrafting) can be moved as vector graphics to my Adobe Suite programs (Dreamweaver, Indesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop.)

*does happy dance*

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Postby zsigandr » Sun April 26th, 2009, 11:56 pm

Not today, but Thursday (I am just home recently from a business trip), my daughter found out that she had won 2nd in the Ontario division of the Separate School Board's grade 4 - 6 writing contest! She came in first in our county and then her short story was submitted for province wide consideration.

I was very proud, to say the least and hope she keeps up the good work. I definitely do not have the talent for writing, but hopefully can live vicariously through her! ;)

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Postby diamondlil » Mon April 27th, 2009, 12:35 am

That's fantastic! Congrats to your daughter.
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Postby LoveHistory » Mon April 27th, 2009, 2:56 pm

Great news, zsigandr!

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Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon April 27th, 2009, 3:09 pm

"zsigandr" wrote:my daughter found out that she had won 2nd in the Ontario division of the Separate School Board's grade 4 - 6 writing contest! She came in first in our county and then her short story was submitted for province wide consideration.

That's fantastic news. You must be thrilled and proud as punch.

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Postby Chatterbox » Mon April 27th, 2009, 3:44 pm

Congrats, Zsig, to your daughter, that's fab!

Mine: the migraine is mostly gone (tks to two shots of Demerol at the ER yesterday), and the sun is still out and it's gorgeous weather.

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Postby donroc » Mon April 27th, 2009, 3:52 pm

I now have a literary agency in Barcelona seeking a Spanish publisher for Rocamora.

I had a scare. I discovered on line a book titled Rocamora published in Cordoba, and of course I feared plagiarism. To my relief, it was a 28 page volume of Latin American poetry.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.


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