A Writing Rose

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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Need to Stencil Some Drapes

Hi Gals, If you are interested in a different kind of drape for your home, today’s featured post shows a gal how to do that. Stenciled drapes can be a one of a kind creation. If you are like me, you might want something different for your home. I don’t like being like everyone else. …

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Spring Leaves

Hello, I love spring. It could be spring every day and I’d be happy. I enjoy watching things come to life. On the last day of Feburary, I went outside and heard birds chirping. It was a very welcome sound. More birds come back daily. Green is starting to appear. I noticed a few days …

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Nothing’s Going Right

Hello, Recently, it seems like nothing is going right. I feel like some of the characters in my novel. We are taught in writing classes to not be nice to our character, give them a hard time. Discouraged would be a good term to describe this season in life. What to do about it? I …

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Can’t Get Nothing Done?

Hi, A few weeks ago my frustration level with myself soared. I was not getting important tasks done and even chores around the home were not touched. Not good. I looked at my desk and made an ultimatium. First thing in the morning, it would be cleaned off. The piles were no longer piles, it …

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Domestic Stuff-Make A Couch

Hi Gals, In the future, if I have a domestic moment, I’d like to make all the things listed on anawhite.com. It is a fun site. But I like playing with power tools. I really love to saw. Any-hoo,¬†recently Ana featured this love seat, small couch, or cushioned seating for a dining room. I think …

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The Timer

Hi, I have a free-spirit problem. I can get involved in tasks I like such as baking cookies or writing on my new novel. I manage to get the fun stuff done. The not-so fun stuff such as trying to wrap my brain around learning deep point-of-view in writing or scrubbing the bathroom just doesn’t …

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Excel Education

Hello, I have tried and tried to find employment. Most of the jobs that I am trying to get an interview for, require proficiency¬†in Excel. While I did take several workshops at a local job center, it is still not enough for me to know Excel in a manner that would make me unemployable. To …

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Re-Upholster Chair Seats

Hi Gals, If you have chairs in your house that you want to recover, you can look at the featured site today and learn how to do it. I have done it before and it is not to hard. Remember, it is more economical to do those projects yourself rather than hire it done. Also, …

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Only

Hi Gals, I hope your week and month are going well. I read this article recently and thought I would pass the information onto you. Cec Murphy wrote an interesting article on the use of the word only. Hope you enjoy it.     I’m amazed at the way careless writers use only. Too often …

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Tomatoes?

Hello, In the writing/publishing world, we are told to build our platform, build our platform, build our platform. Make it writing related. In the last few months, I have done that with this blog. And in doing so, I’ve lost myself in the mix. I love writing, my heart is for hurting women. I want …

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