Category Archives: grandmothers

Treasures In A Desk

A Tired Older Woman: Loses Weight and Keeps It Off! Also available for NOOK! Desks are funny things… My memories are peppered with them, ranging from the small wooden one on the front row of my first grade class to … Continue reading

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Little Annies Christmas Part Two

Chocolate Can Kill (Emily Harris Mysteries) by Annie Acorn Also available in print, at Amazon UK and Smashwords, and for SonyReader, Kobo, Diesel, ibookstore and NOOK! Now that I’ve checked and determined that all of you who are reading this … Continue reading

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Thanks Giving

Bloodhound (Niki Edgar Mysteries) by denise hays Also available on Nook! As I am wheelchairing myself across the country to Seattle, so that I can spend the holiday with my son and daughter-in-law, denise hays, one of my favorite authors, … Continue reading

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Small Treasures

One Last Gift (Annie Acorn Christmas Anthologies) From Women’s Pens Edited by Annie Acorn Also available for NOOK! As those of you who follow me know, I joke that I’m a tired older woman, which more often than not these … Continue reading

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Three Signs of Fall

On the Road by Annie Acorn Also available for Nook. Okay, I admit it.  Fall is my favorite time of the year. In my mind I always start it early with back to school, obviously a holdover from my childhood … Continue reading

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A Tired Older Woman Solves Her Wine Problem

A Tired Older Woman: Loses Weight and Keeps It Off! Also available for Nook! It’s late Saturday afternoon, and I’m in a panic.  Friends have invited twelve of us to a lo-cal dinner buffet tonight at their house, so I … Continue reading

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Where In America

These past two weeks have been exciting in the D.C. area. Things started out rather quietly.  But then one day, just as I had placed a pan on the stove as the first step towards heating some soup, the whole … Continue reading

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Home Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

All of us have heard the old saying, “Home is where the heart is.” In these difficult times, though, I have to wonder if most people’s perceptions of home might not have changed. Foreclosure statistics now fill the nightly news.  … Continue reading

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A Tired Older Woman Goes British

Just a short personal note to my readers… A Tired Older Woman: Loses Weight and Keeps It Off! sold its first copy in the United Kingdom today.  My English grandmother and great-aunt, who helped teach me to write at a … Continue reading

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When To Remain Silent

When I was seven, my father accepted a position as a research chemist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratories, forcing our young family to migrate from Ohio to Tennessee. My maternal grandmother had already instilled in me a strong sense … Continue reading

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