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« Why Stories Are Precious | Main | The Poem In My Pocket »


Denise Emanuel Clemen

As you know, I love houses. I'm in my new house right now. The painter comes tomorrow and the riot of color begins. I do enjoy your white walls though!

Loren Stephens

Do I detect A House in Provence aka A House in Lake Arrowhead. Also read one about a rehab in Portugal and upstate NY. Everyone's dream. And yours is the best because you don't have to abandon the city to enjoy the country. Sounds divine. Good luck. "The bigger the risk the bigger the reward." Hugs, Loren


Denise - And I love a riot of color. I just can't live with it. But I can't wait to visit yours.
Loren - Thank you for this optimistic comment. I needed to read it this morning.


Another question, this time a two praetr:1. Would you date a guy who ONLY knows you from your blog, and wants to meet you BECAUSE of it?2. Does it make you feel akward when guys blatantly hit on you in the comments section of your posts (Like what happened today twice at least)Lastly, thanks for the shout out!


AND THE WINNER OF ROWENA'S GIVEAWAY IS Thanks for entering the give-away by aniewrsng the question: What is your favourite mythical beast and why?Cecilia caught my interest with the Hippogryph, which I hadn't heard of for ages. Elle's favourite was the Dragon. Who can't love dragons? Mellissa loved the Pegeasus and I must admit I am partial to a flying horse. Pippa responded with a Griffin, another old favourite and Tina mentioned Djinns, one of the supernatural creatures who don't get enough time on centre stage.. Choosing a winner was really hard.So I whimped out. A book for each of you. Let me know which book you want as you may already have read book one of King Rolen's Kin. If you've read the whole trilogy I have the earlier trilogy as a possible give-away, too.Email me on: rowena(at)corydaniells(dot)com


Joanna, thank you so much for your comments about what was a dfiufcilt post for me to write. Your suggestions really provided clarity and will get added to the thick notebook of Perfect Writing Solutions from Joanna Young. As I read, I realized that this issue is very relevant to business writing. Clients (or you if you work for the company) may often have a brand that hinges on a controversial or hot button topic. Think of researchers who must put forth controversial opinions or businesses that offer solutions that counter those in the industry. In reality, even factual reporting is not untainted by some amount of opinion. This post illuminates why your topic of Respect this month truly has far reaching utility. Thank you so much Joanna for this insight.Karen Swims last blog post..

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