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Snapshots from the Edge 2

   We went to see our first movie of the year this past weekend:  The Blind Side.  It was fabulous.  Seriously, get thee to the theatre.  And kudos to my mamacita who kept her three grandchildren who are 1, 2, and 3 while the rest of the adults in the family went to the movies.  That is seriously strong.  I’ve […]

Where you will find me this week.  That stack of notecards on the left hand side of the computer? Notes for the pages I'll be writing.  On the right side? My general to do list.  Those are the machinations of Focused Rosie.

Snapshots from the Edge

With just ten hours to do it (that’s how many babysitting hours I have to write this week), I am finishing the first draft of Beautiful You this week so that I can start the process of editing, ordering, and writing the front and back matter of the book (that means introduction, acknowledgments, user’s guide, notes, etc)– all to be done […]

Counting My Blessings

Counting My Blessings

So, here it is.  This year’s round up of blessings I’ll be counting on Thanksgiving day (and everyday).  Most are serious, one is silly, and all of them do my heart good.  What are the serious and silly blessings you are counting this holiday season?    1.  Our sweet, funny little boy.  There are times when I go to bed at night […]

appreciating the little things

I thought it was a good time to focus my eye on appreciating some of the little pleasures in my life… hope you’ll add your pleasures to my list. sleeping more (who am I kidding, that’s not a little pleasure at all.  It’s huge!) the brilliant red, bright yellow, and blazing gold of the fall leaves.  In […]