PEDS RELAX YOUR TOES
a2z: the Letter “P” is for Peds
When Kim my essentircs instructor suggested her students pick up toe stretchers I was skeptical, or rather thinking she might be a bit nuts.
Thick sides seperate each of your toes. Peds spread your toes wide and your whole foot relaxes. It almost feels like you’ve had a foot massage when you remove them.
OH! My feet aren’t turning blue! It’s a shadow!
Are there any odd products you’ve tried thinking they wouldn’t work? Tell me about them in the comments.
Rusty Wallace Race Day
a2z: the letter “n’ is for Nascar
|Race With Rusty Wallace|
Last year I had a great idea for Ed’s Christmas/Birthday gift. He’s a New Year’s Eve child so combineing gifts is not new to him. Groupon sent out a deal that seemed perfect.
What man could resist 12 laps around the track in a Nascar race car? Not mine! So I bought it, along with extra insurance!
What I didn’t know was that many other wives were buying the same deal, and all of our husbands would be driving the track at the same time.
I should have read the fine print! If I had I would never have purchased this bucket list item for my beloved.
I asked if I could return the gift. Ha! No!
So he arrived, took a class and wore this fireproof suit.
Before he climbed in he took a ride around the track with a real driver. It was so fast I couldn’t catch it on my camera. He climbed out of the car beaming like a teenage boy.
Turns out there are no doors in these cars.
No, I didn’t know that, or that the headlights are really stickers!
|Sliding in the Window|
He’s in. He’s ready.
My stomach is knotted with explantions I will have to make to friends and family if he doesn’t come back alive.
Hey, I watch some racing! There are always crashes and burning cars!
|Ready to Race|
Here’s a badly shot video taken by a nerve wracked wife. I caught the take off’ and the wave after that my camera went in my pocket and my hands folded in prayer.
This year I think I’ll give him socks.
Have you ever given your spouse a gift you wished you hadn’t?
Would you give your spouse a dream gift that scares you?
Roni is back again today!
This will feed 4-5 hearty eaters. So here we go…
- Gently fry off 1 chopped onion, 1 tblspn. each of crushed garlic & ginger, & 1 tspn. red curry paste.
- Chop & add to pot 1 kg. chicken thighs. Brown off a bit.
- Add tin of coconut cream or milk, 1 tblspn. palm sugar (or brown sugar), ½ bunch chopped coriander stems (or a tblspn. coriander paste), & 2 tblspns. fish sauce.
- Simmer together about 15 mins. then throw in some diced pumpkin (maybe 1½ -2 cups). Cook another 15 mins. or so.
Book Fun Magazine is giving away 140 books by more than 100 authors of which I am one.
The Signature Library Contest details can be found in the magazine.
One winner will get first choice of 30 books, the next person 20, 5 people will pick 10…. it will be awesome.
Just register for the magazine and you are entered… 80 pages of great articles too! While you are there if you would click on my book cover for A Bride’s Dilemma in Friendship, Tennessee. You’ll help me to win a competition between the authors.
Here is the link for the magazine: http://www.bookfunmagazine.com/i/90331
Pizza is one of my favorite foods.
Being gluten free meant taking my crust in and hoping it came back without any surprise gluten. Or not burned!
Monical’s Pizza was the first place I went to that had their own crust.
Going to Guatemala
a2z is for ‘G’
Thanks for posting today, Keli.
Here’s some information about Keli and her new book, A Bride Opens Shop in ElDorado, California
Fun (and my favorite) version: Keli Gwyn writes stories that transport readers to the 1800s, where she brings historic towns to life, peoples them with colorful characters, and adds a hint of humor. A California native, she lives in the Gold Rush-era town of Placerville at the foot of the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Her debut novel, A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado, California, set in the heart of the Gold Country where she lives is currently available.
When Keli’s fingers aren’t hovering over the keyboard of her newfangled laptop, she enjoys strolling past stately Victorian houses in her historic town, burying her nose in reference books as she unearths interesting facts to include in her stories, and interacting with other romance readers. Her favorite places to visit are her fictional worlds, the Coach factory outlet store, and Taco Bell.
To learn more about Keli, you can visit her Victorian-style cyber home at www.keligwyn.com, where you’ll find her parlor, study, carriage house, and more, along with her blog and her social media links.
Widow Elenora Watkins is determined to provide for herself and her daughter without relying on anyone else. Can she run a successful business after falling for the competition? Miles Rutledge finds himself willing to do anything to keep Elenora in town. But can he win her heart while putting her out of business?
I liked this book. Elenora is not a wimpy character. She is a determined single parent making sure her daughter feels like they are family.
Keli is giving away a copy! All you need to do is leave a comment with your email address.
Here’s Keli’s question again.
“I have a question for all of you: If you’re a writer, do you have a typical writing day, or do you tend to have writing seasons as I do?”
My question is: If you aren’t a writer how to you get your reading time?
Television Isn’t the Same
Hearing the news this morning that Andy Giffith had died made me sad like many Americans.
His shows brought us joy, made us think about doing the right thing and how to care for others.
I wanted to live in Mayberry.
Twitter is going crazy with tweets about Andy. Here are a few: