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I’ve been busy drawing, cutting, pasting and folding this year’s Christmas card. I think I’ve listened to almost every corny holiday movie between the Lifetime and Hallmark channel. Every year has its challenges. In the past, I sent out my … Continue reading

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Boulder Twinkle – A Photo Essay

Just add snow!

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The Unusually Wild Gift Guide

I’ve been surfing the net for the wildest gifts online and would like to share a few unusual finds with you. Some are wilder than others, but they are all meant for someone who has everything or a sense of … Continue reading

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What Twins, Who Inhabit My Brain, and NaNoWriMo Taught Me

When I decided to write a novel for National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo, I had no idea if I could. You see, a five-year-old child inhabits my brain and can throw quite the tantrum. If I don’t want to … Continue reading

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A Butt-Kicking Adventure

After five months of ski dreams, Jonesing over videos, and reading about new mountain developments, it’s ski season. I wondered if I’d get my butt kicked by the mountain. I always plan to exercise every day, but sometimes life, NaNoWriMo, … Continue reading

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Gobbling Up the Holidays Blog Hop – Use Me and Abuse Me!

Start flapping your wings! It’s time to Use Me and Abuse Me, so fly to the Wild Ride and meet my friends. Come with ONE blog post and paste it in my comment section. Leave a one line teaser and … Continue reading

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Get Ready Before It’s Too Late!

“Red sky at morning gives sailors first warning.” This photo was taken today! A blustery Rocky Mountain wind pummeled our house all night and is still thrashing our trees causing their remaining leaves to tumble like autumnal rain. A change … Continue reading

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80’s Halloween – Throwback Thursday

I had to share a photo of one of my favorite ghoulish costumes. I was going for ghostly bride and my sister, Patty, was the Grim Reaper. The funny thing about costumes, you forget you’re wearing tons of makeup! It’s … Continue reading

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Happy Haunted Blog Party

Happy Halloween! It’s time to Use Me and Abuse Me by digging up ONE link from your own blog and burying it in my comment section. Click on a few of them and maybe they’ll stalk you back at your … Continue reading

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HEADS UP! Wild Halloween Party Ahead.

Hey, all you Wild Riders! I’m having a Halloween blog hop on Wednesday. Come with a link from ONE of your blog posts and click on a few. This party should haunt you for days and nights… It will start at … Continue reading

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Seven Ways to Thrill Me!

How long has it been since you read a real page-turner? A while? Yeah. Me too. I think that’s why I love watching thrillers. They are the ultimate in creating and sustaining suspense. Talk about tight writing. They race ahead … Continue reading

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Getting My Creepy On!

Desiccated leaves, dismembered from branches, rot in the dying light and crunch like brittle bones under my boots. The wind whispers ghostly verses of songs sung long ago. Halloween is approaching. It’s time to get your creepy on. “How do … Continue reading

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Heads Up for Another Wild Party!

Welcome wild riders! I’ve been up in the mountains taking loads of photographs. The contrast is amazing this time of year and I look forward to sharing a virtual hike or two with you before the end of the month. … Continue reading

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Wild West Weekend Photo

I took this photograph from the balcony in the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles with my Sony Nex 3N. This is not a place where I would have expected to see a scene from an old Western. Apparently, the guy … Continue reading

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Silhouette – Weekly Photo Challenge

Sunset in Aruba Original – Santa Barbara Pier Tweaked All images were photographed directly into the sunset resulting in a dramatic contrast of light and dark. Which is your favorite?  This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading

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Truth is Stranger than Fiction

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” -Mark Twain While writing my book, I made the plot as plausible as possible, even though it delves into the  paranormal. Readers … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

While staying in the French Quarter, my husband, Danny, and I rented bikes and rode to New Orleans City Park. He was in, “I’m relaxing and don’t care where I go,” mode. I was directionally challenged and led him around … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Blog Party! – Music in the Street Edition

  It’s party time! Grab your dancing shoes and a link from your blog. Welcome to the French Quarter, Wild Riders! Leave a link in my comment section and then click on a few. Tell them “Susie sent me,” and they should … Continue reading

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Why blog? And what the heck is a writer’s platform?

A few years ago, a friend made a comment which changed my life. “You really should write these stories down,” she said after laughing at one of my wild tales. This began a whole new adventure. The germ of an … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me – Roxy Blog Hopping Edition

I hope you had a fabulous Easter. Roxy did! It’s party time and I’m inviting all of you to Use Me and Abuse Me!  Bring ONE link to a story you’d like to share with my friends. Paste it in my comment … Continue reading

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