Our cat Iggy on the deck.
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The winner of A. Gardner's signed paperback, Dead and Butter, was Pamela S. Thibodeaux. Congratulations! I'll be in contact with you to let you know how to receive your gift.
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3 Things that Recently Inspired Me
1. THIS IS US has ended. Are you a fan? The quality of the writing was sooooo good. I even found a time-worn photo of me, hubby, and my sons at a pool and wrote on it, "This Is Us." (I may be the only one in the family who gets it.) My husband never watched the show. I would record it and watch it later—sometimes weeks later. I'm sure hubby thought I was crazy when Jack died and he came home to find me upset. "You don't understand," I said, "Jack died today!" (He didn't know Jack was a tv character.) My mother-in-law and I would text about our favorite parts of each episode. We both had our favorite characters. We will miss that. Although there were many, here is one of my favorite moments, what was yours?
2. I've recently revived my Pinterest boards. They had clearly been left to rot. Now dusted off, I hope to pin again. Do you have a Pinterest account? I've always looked at it as a kind of extra wall I could decorate with beautiful things. What kinds of things do you look at on Pinterest? Let me know if you follow me and I will follow back.
3. Everyone should have important health directive documents and a Will, no matter their age, no matter their current health status. Although especially true in our pandemic age, it has always been a good idea. I have personally known way too many young and/or healthy people who died suddenly. Suze Orman has a very simple means to do this on her website. I discovered that, if you sign up for her emails, about a week later, they offer the full kit for $99 (a $100 off). I haven't been asked to promote this and don't get anything for doing so. I'm telling you this because, wherever you get them, you should be sure to protect yourself and your loved ones by having the necessary documents.
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