Monthly Archives: December 2008

Good Solstice!

Tweet WELCOME THE LIGHT!
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my season for quiet

TweetAt my cousin Darcy’s funeral on Sunday, I read from Ecclesiastes 3. Here’s the King James version of the passage: To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck […]
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somber

TweetMany of you contributed to the fund raising my husband and I did this year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We ran a half-marathon with that group and raised the money in honor of my cousin, Darcy Skinner. He was fighting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Darcy died yesterday. If you have any extra prayers, please offer […]
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Worth repeating

TweetI have finally gotten sick (no complaints – I was healthy the entire booktour) and am not capable of original thought. Thank goodness for Authors Guild President and seriously smart and funny guy, Roy Blount Jr. Roy just sent this email: “I’ve been talking to booksellers lately who report that times are hard. And local […]
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What’s my name?

TweetWhew! It’s done! The book tour is finished! I get to wake up in my own bed for weeks and weeks. Drink from my special mug. Kiss my husband whenever I want. Sneeze at the dog. Marvel at the snow outside. I DON”T HAVE TO WASH MY SOCKS IN THE SINK ANYMORE!!!! (It’s amazing the […]
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Come see me tonight or Saturday!

TweetTwo last events on the CHAINS tour…. TONIGHT! RIVER’S END BOOKSTORE, OSWEGO, NY, 5:30 PM! Come out and help me celebrate this amazing year. While you’re there, buy Christmas gifts that your loved ones will actually enjoy instead of regifting next year. BUY BOOKS FROM AN INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLER! BUY LOTS OF BOOKS! INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES ARE […]
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