Tag Archives: Crossings

#194–The selling season has begun . . .

  Because spring break brings hordes of tourists to the Oregon coast, the selling season has begun. So I hit the road north. And this is what I saw: more traffic, more motorhomes, and more out-of-state license plates. California and … Continue reading

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#188–Backstreet Gallery who’d a thunk it . . .

  When I hired Karen Nichols to do the illustrations for my book, Devil Cat, I had no idea it would lead to me becoming a member of Backstreet Gallery. After the book came out, I asked Karen if she … Continue reading

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#181–Judy & the hordes of tourists . . .

I know! I know! What did I expect in July when it’s sizzling in the valley! Even so, I haven’t been in such crowds since I was at the newly reopened Sistine Chapel in Rome. Every place wasn’t that crowded, but … Continue reading

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#154–A quirky week . . .

  Into every life some quirkiness must fall. Leaning tower of water My first clue that it was going to be a strange week was when I pulled a water bottle out of the pack Monday. It sat at an … Continue reading

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#153––Full circle . . .

  Today I was the speaker for the Florence Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. I arrived early and met Walt their computer whiz. Although I brought my laptop and projector, all I actually needed was my flash drive with the program saved … Continue reading

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#148––Book launch, snake rescue, purple poop & Sir Groucho sick . . .

  The week started with the first sales of the book about the history of Florence being made in Yachats at the farmers market. A fact that Yachats residents absolutely loved. And the week ended with more launch activities and … Continue reading

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#131–Tax time AARRGGHH! . . .

  I didn’t deliver books or make any book-related calls or sell any books at all this week. Yet, I couldn’t get away from them––at least not from the business point of view. On Monday, I did the annual report … Continue reading

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