Category Archives: Judy’s Book Adventures

#223 Where has the summer gone . . .

  Between finishing my new book, marketing my other books, responsibilities at Backstreet Gallery, and preparation for the 8th Annual Florence Festival of Books, it was a busy summer. I had hoped to restart my blog in May when I … Continue reading

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#217–The ups and downs of a single day . . .

  Yesterday was the day I had been looking forward to for the past couple of years. But I almost blew it. I had a feeling it was going to be a strange day, when I looked out the window … Continue reading

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#215–To Sir with love . . .

  This blog post proves the old adage, “Dogs have masters, cats have staff!” Sir Groucho is an indoor cat with a well-trained staff of one—me. I’ve listed several examples that will leave no doubt. These blinds have specific settings … Continue reading

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#214–Mighty big waves . . .

  More than once during the year, we get mighty big waves. That’s especially true in December and January. These are usually caused by storms out at sea that generate large swells that create larger than normal waves. And sometimes … Continue reading

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#213–Resuming weekly posts . . .

  It was so gratifying to have many of you click onto my blog last week when I resumed posting after a six-month pause. My last post had been in August. I had no idea it would be so long … Continue reading

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#210–Happiness is . . .

  I ran across a photo of me reading a class “book” (student’s large papers connected together) to my first graders of what made them happy. Each started with Happiness is. . . . It was modeled after Charles M. Schultz’s … Continue reading

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#209–Northern Bridge Tour second time around . . .

  Considering we’ve had over 50 inches of rain since Christmas and we can remember each of the very few days without rain since then, we were really lucky on the first two bridge tours. We had a brief shower … Continue reading

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