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Bookkeeper, tax preparer, cat lady, blogger, organizer, mystery writer.

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I've finally decided that I am a writer - all the other things I do just pay the bills. Someone eloquent once said that if you do what you love, the money will follow. Well, let's just see about that.

RIP Aggie

RIP Aggie
Aggie was my fifteen-year-old cairn terrier - or maybe I should say I was her 55-year-old person! She was my faithful companion, spoiled rotten and I am still trying to figure out what to do without her.

Peter the Cat...

Peter the Cat...
This is Peter the gingersnap tabby! He's seven years old and has just been promoted to Peter the Very, Very Good. He is working his way up to Peter the Great...

Bee - the Cat Who Came From Somewhere Else...

Bee - the Cat Who Came From Somewhere Else...
Bee is Peter's buddy. He's eight years old and has made himself right at home. I guess cats really do come in pairs or sets of three!

And Jasper makes three!

And Jasper makes three!
Jasper is our new guy - the Cat From Another Place. He's four years old and we think he likes it here - so far, so good!

Buzz about...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Still alive and...

Well, I'm trying to catch up.  I'm not complaining - after the past couple of years, too much work is a blessing and I am very, very thankful.  Two of my favorite people were here today - and just spending time chatting with them about life, family, their work and yes - taxes - made me realize how much I've missed being creative on a daily basis.  It's been months since I made a card - and even longer since I sat down at my sewing machine.  Denise is an amazing and creative seamstress - and she always inspires me to take up my needle and thread.  Jill is a seriously great card designer and I am always so thrilled when she makes a card just for me.  One of my biggest creative outlets over the past couple of years has been blogging - and the very act of writing something positive every day has helped me resist the urge to over-edit my work and just write.  And I have missed the daily exercise of writing so much this past month - despite the fact that I've taken a minute or two to jot down an idea every day.  So please bear with me - if anyone out there is still reading! - while I catch up a few days at a time.  I started blogging just for me - and I am truly amazed that anyone finds what I write even remotely interesting enough to choose to follow along.  Life is good - and I have some really funny stuff on my list to write about, so stay tuned...

5 comments:

  1. YES!! We HAVE missed you! I am SO happy we are Facebook friends as well so I can keep up with you a little bit that way! BTW....you are a GREAT Scrabble player! I enjoy our games so much!

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  2. Get ready to beat me with your manila envelopes...I have not even begun to organize my taxes.

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  3. WELCOME back! Yes, you have been missed. I had almost decided you had given up blogging, but couldn't bring myself to take your blog off my list of favorites. So glad I didn't, because it was a lovely surprise to see you up and going this morning!
    Best,
    Susan

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  4. Dawn, I love your blog and you. To think that we have gotten to know each other because of taxes makes me giggle. Something one hates to pay but getting to know you and also be friends on FB has been a gift in life I cherish.
    We will be making an appointment soon to bring you our stuff just to let you know.
    Have a wonderful day Dawn. ((((hug)))

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  5. Great to see you blogging again, Dawn!! I've been wondering how you are!

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