Posts by pschwin

Shredding

The desk is clean. The office is … better. I switched gears and am now working on an application to my HOA foo make a small change to the exterior of my house. I realize the value of HOA’s, but I don’t like asking for permission either. I suppose you can’t have it both ways.…

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#41

My condolences to the Bush family. #41 George H. W. Bush was a great patriot, and more importantly, a great husband, father, and grandfather. A man that truly served all of America, he held his head high above partisanship, and I salute his inspirational life and ideals. We can only hope there are more like…

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The Peak

Whenever I return to the Colorado Springs area, one of my favorite things to see is Pikes Peak. I came down for a book signing at Covered Treasures Bookstore in Monument (a treasure in itself) and low and behold, the mountain was socked in by a coming snow storm and nary a glimpse of it…

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Letters

A blog. Oh yes, I blog. That means I have to write something. Shucks folks, I don’t know what to write about. I bought Christmas cards today. Actually, I had decided I wasn’t going to send cards this year, and then I decided that was a cop out. I need to keep the tradition going.…

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The Holidays

The tree is up and decorated. The snow village is on the hutch and lit. The wind is howling outside like it has somewhere important to go. My granddaughter and I are watching a Christmas movie, the first of many for the season, after an afternoon of hauling boxes up the stairs and eating Thanksgiving…

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Bureaucracy

The bureaucracy of death is ridiculous. I’ll share one recent incident. I called the hospital in Grand Junction where my sister was diagnosed with cancer in order to have them change the address where they send the bills to, from Mom’s house to mine. I was assuming they wanted someone to actually get the bill.…

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Choose Joy

I met a lot of really great people at the Loveland Public Library Local Author’s Showcase. The day started with three presenters, followed by a lovely lunch, and then we set up to meet the patrons and sell books. It was fun to visit with other authors, trade lessons learned, and see the immense amount…

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Less Than A Week

The only reason you’re reading this blog today is because I could not sleep last night. Don’t ask me why. I don’t know. I was tired. I needed sleep. It didn’t happen. Maybe I got a little overwhelmed with all that is going on this week. We are prepping for the release of my novel…

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$2

I am now wearing one of my mother’s beautiful rings. At first, I kept them in the drawer and just looked at them every couple of days, but now, it seems fitting to wear them. I feel like I am honoring her when I put them on. I hope that is how she would feel.…

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Happy Halloween

My book release party is set! Tuesday – November 13th, 3:15pm, Severance Middle School Library, Severance, CO. There will be refreshments and fun, and an opportunity to get a signed copy of “Rhyaden.” I look forward to seeing many old friends and the opportunity to meet and visit with new friends. Thanks to my kids…

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