Friday, July 31, 2009
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Make yourself comfortable and enjoy a round or two of Solitaire with a cup of tea or glass of wine or a mug of beer while I try and figure out what my next post will be! Good luck!
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Enter your fictional story for a chance to win $3,000 and be published in the May 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping.
How it works: E-mail your story (no longer than 3,500 words) with "GH Short Story Contest" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your story should focus on the lives of women today. Your submission must be an original work of fiction, not previously published, or a finalist for any other prize or award.
Please include your full name, address, daytime phone number, and e-mail address. Your story MUST be submitted as a .doc attachment or in the body of the email. Any other format will not be read.
Eligibility: The contest is open to anyone, age 21 or older, who is a legal resident of the United States or District of Columbia.
Deadlines: Manuscripts will be accepted beginning June 5, 2009. All entries must be received by September 15, 2009. Only one entry per person allowed. Submitted material cannot be returned or acknowledged. Winners will be notified in December 2009. Decisions of the judging panel are final.
Prizes: One grand-prize winner will receive $3,000 and possible publication of the winning story in the May 2010 issue. Two runners-up will each receive $750 and may have their stories published on GoodHousekeeping.com.
Guest judge: Jodi Picoult, author of My Sister's Keeper, Nineteen Minutes, Handle with Care, and other best-sellers.
Read the official contest rules
Monday, July 13, 2009
To far left: Sarah walking down aisle with her dad. Top center: Carmel (SIL) and my niece, Jamie. Below center: Jeremy. Below bottom: Sarah and Jeremy. Top right: The gorgeous Bride and Groom. Below: My brother, Jerry, Jeremy's father. Second row from bottom: Jamie and Sarah's brother. Center: My brother, Jerry, and Jeremy. Bottom left: Jeremy, Sarah, Carmel (SIL), Jerry, and Jamie. Center: Sarah's brother and sister. Right: The beautiful Bride and Groom.
Blessings for a lifetime of happiness and prosperity, Sarah and Jeremy! You were made for each other!