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Shades of Gold

When I captured the shot of the flame skimmer dragonfly, the sunlight was hitting it just right so that it made him look like he was etched in gold. The zinnia is a candy stripe, and it’s the only one that has shown up from the package of seeds I planted so far. It’s soooo cute. And the gold zinnia is just as pretty.

So yesterday, I took my granddaughter around the whole neighborhood, and holding my hand, she actually ran part of the way. This is good, exercise and wearing out, yes! And we spent 2 hours at the pool. She has always been afraid of getting her face wet, and she’s been afraid of the water, so it’s like taking itty bitty steps. She let me take her into the deeper water and with my hands under her tummy, she kicks and paddles a little. But this time, she also was in the shallow area and had her hands on the bottom of the pool and was allowing her body to float. So she’s getting more confidence. Hopefully, by the end of the summer, she will be doing better. And she napped for 2 1/2 hours. Yay!

I have so many different colors of zinnia, I took her by each of them and asked her, “What color?”

“Green.”

“Noooooo, pink.”

“Yeah, pink.”

“What’s that?”

“Green.”

“Noooo, pink.”

“Yeah, pink.”

“What’s that?”

“Yellow.”

“Yes! Yellow.”

“What’s that?”

“Green.”

“Noooo, pink.”

“Yeah, pink.”

She got the yellows right. She began to say pink on all the pinks. She said the reds after I showed her the first was red.

Okay, today is MY day, which means getting that other promo blog done and getting back to word count!

Have a wonderful day!!!

Terry

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The Dogs are Coming! The Baby is Coming!

I vacuumed at 5, took my dogs out, fed them, took them out, started the dishwasher, cleaned, started corned beef, carrots, and potatoes in the crockpot, and now it’s time to do my blog and try to get some writing done.

This is a weekend I’m supposed to be writing. Which probably won’t happen much. I need to do a letter to the readers for the 10th Anniversary of To Tempt the Wolf, so maybe I can get that done, despite the chaos this weekend. I was thinking about it before I got out of bed this morning–it’s about my research and I have learned a couple of new things about wolves, so I’ll write those up.

I had to reread the whole Wolff Bros story to remember where I’m at on it all day yesterday and start writing some more. Not sure where I’m going with it.


I’ve been watching Fearing the Walking Dead–and see so many interesting character flaws, and too-stupid-to-live dumb things they do. And nobody does anything or says anything to rectify the situation. It’s annoying. Why do I watch these apocalyptic movies? They’re brainless. I don’t have to think about them much while all these growlie eaters are running around.

I’m off to work! Have an unchaotic day!!!

Terry

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