Thursday, June 17, 2010

V-A-C-A-TION and Information

Hi All,


Sorry for my infrequent posts this week. My posts will be spotty over the next several weeks. The grandkiddos are enrolled in a few summer sports camps and we've planned some day trips, so I'll be doing a lot of driving--and counting to ten. Yesterday we went to Grant's Farm, and today is my volunteer day at the MO History Museum for the Vatican Splendors exhibit.

Vatican Splendors is a great exhibition; if you get a chance stop by. The tickets are reasonably priced, and the volunteers are so friendly, except when we see someone trying to touch something or take a photo then we have to mace them (just kidding about the mace, we just ask politely not to touch or take photos).


Enough about me. No, wait. One more thing. I will be working on several deadlines for reviews and interviews for Bookreporter in June and July, so that's also got me busy. But on a happy note, it pays well. Can you say, "Cha Ching!"? Now for the good stuff:



To make up for not posting this week, here's a link to a website sent to me yesterday by Fred Pfister, the editor of The Ozarks Mountaineer. I guarantee all writers will find Information Please useful. If you go to the History page and scroll down to Related Content, you can plug in a year and find out what happened. Check out the year you were born. It's fascinating, but also time consuming, which reminds me. I gotta go.


I will try to post at least once next week.


Stay cool!

Donna

7 comments:

  1. Glad to know you are still kicking! Just enjoy those kids as the summer will go fast. We are over half way thorugh June already!

    Want you to know I submitted Blood Kin to Rosebud. Thanks for the encouragement!!! Stay cool.

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  2. Well! You have your nerve, trying to have a personal life. LOL Enjoy your summer and your grandkids!

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  3. Yes, we totally understand! I've been busy, too, with out-of-town family stopping by, having an afternoon out with one of my grandsons, etc.. I miss it when you don't post something, though...just so you know you are missed! :)

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  4. Hi Claudia,
    Yay! I hope Blood Kin gets published. It's such a good story.
    Donna

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  5. Hi Lisa and Becky,
    Aww. You gals are so sweet.
    Hope you stay cool. It's hotter than blazes here.
    Donna

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  6. Donna, have a great vacation. And when you do post, it is always great information! :)

    http://margodill.com/blog/

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  7. Hi Margo,
    Thanks. Hope you're staying cool in this heat and get back to St. Louis soon.
    Donna

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