Monthly Archives: November 2013

It’s Christmas! The Niceville Christmas Lady says so…

I know it’s Christmas now because the annual Christmas Lady Christmas display is up an shining like a thousand good wishes.  In a former grocery store there is a wonderland waiting to be discovered… The Christmas display features over 600 … Continue reading

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Black Friday? No thanks!

It’s ironic that the day after Thanksgiving has become “Black Friday,” the day to squabble over discount electronics.  We waited until afternoon before we dared poke our head into a shop today, and then it was only for essentials like … Continue reading

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Happy Jour de l’Action de grâce

I just read that in Quebec, commonly referred to as “French Canada,” what we English speakers call Thanksgiving is known as Jour de l’Action de grâce.  Canadian Thanksgiving is celebrated in early October, not the fourth Thursday in November like in … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013: for Margie

My best friend and mentor Margie gave me the best birthday present ever this year – a pre-lit Christmas tree and all the trimmings.  In the past I have gained a reputation as a non decorating Scrooge but this year … Continue reading

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Amy Eye with CHRISTMAS LITES III!

Listen Here! I am so excited about tonight’s show, the amazing and ever wonderful creator of Journal Jabber is coming on to talk about Christmas Lites III, the yearly anthology project that raises money for the National Coalition for Domestic Violence … Continue reading

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Christmas Lites III COVER REVEAL!!!!

Yes, you’ve been waiting… we’ve ALL been waiting but Amy Eye, the beautiful mind behind the Christmas Lites project, wouldn’t let us reveal this amazing cover until today. I love it!  The external cover design was by Kyra Cato, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Lites III cover reveal at MIDNIGHT!

Tonight at midnight the Christmas Lites III cover will be revealed – Christmas Lites III is an anthology that seeks to raise money for the National Coalition for Domestic Violence (NCADV), ncadv.org.  The cover design this year was done by Kyra Cato, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is End Violence Against Women Day

Tomorrow is End Violence Against Women Day – To raise awareness and trigger action to end this global scourge, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November.The date marks the brutal assassination in 1960 of … Continue reading

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A cause worth writing for

Get ready for the official cover reveal on Nov. 26, for Christmas Lites III, an anthology that seeks to raise money to help fight domestic violence. Three years ago, Amy Eye started this book with a group called Creative Reviews … Continue reading

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Always keep the open sign on

I’ve never been a sports person.  In my life I think I have attended a total of one football game and watched two half time shows.  Superbowl night was cause to go wander the empty streets, alone, wondering if the … Continue reading

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