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Winner

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

Juliette Morris Williams is the winner from last month!!! Congratulations Juliette! I am still not back, things went way, way south with my annual checkup for the heart thing and I have entered a whole new level of medical hell. As soon as I can I will share this with you, just do not feel up to it quite yet. xooxoxoox Jill

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A Turn of Events

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | 8 comments

Hello all my lovelies. My year end exam did not turn out as we had hoped. I am not ready to share this new story but will when I feel up to it. So, this month I need some time away from cyber space and will skip the giveaway on the 16th of this month. On that day I will announce the winner of the last blog post instead. Love to all of you. Thank you for all your support. xooxox Jill

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A Year Ago, Today. Or “How to Tend to a Sick Artist”

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Giveaway!, Gratitude, Sweet 16 | 75 comments

A Year Ago, Today. Or “How to Tend to a Sick Artist”

Last March 3 I endured a nine hour open heart surgery that was a big whopper of a surprise to everyone in my life. I had a 9cm aneurysm in the ascending aorta of my heart, and there was no other way to keep me alive. Two funny people we know died of this exact same situation: Lucille Ball and John Ritter. I like to think its somehow a comic’s condition. I love Mark Twain and remember reading “The Innocents Abroad” the year I lived in Florence, Italy. He made lists in that book, measurements and tallies that illustrated his points. Here is my Mark Twain list for My Event of...

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Sweet February

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Giveaway!, Sweet 16 | 44 comments

Sweet February

Well it is that time again, for me to giveaway goodies to celebrate all of you out there. This month I am fixating on Gypsies. When I lived in Florence, Italy, there was a large group of Gypsies (that is what we were told they were called, forgive me if I am incorrect) who were in throngs around the center of the city. Tiny colorfully dressed girls that wore aprons had kittens on leashes and would play accordions for money. I was intrigued, as I am with nomadic peoples of all kinds. And a gypsy wagon, well, who does not want to head off into the sunset in one of those? Two bookmakers I know...

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Mother Nature as Medicine

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | 5 comments

Mother Nature as Medicine

I have struggled a great deal in the last year and have spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to feel better, both mentally and physically. Fortunately for me I have opportunities to see and experience a lot of Mother’s Natures’ greatest works, and that, to so many of us, is huge medicine. Sometimes I get stopped in my tracks by the beauty painted in the sky, along the road or even in my back yard. Then I breathe it in, all the colors, textures and intense perfection and I step forward. One dark and foreboding day I feeling particularly down and went to see my wonderful...

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