Wednesday I mailed out a copy of My Sunny Vampire to my very first Goodreads Giveaway winner: Emma! Let’s all give her a hand (*clap, clap*). I’ve entered a lot of those giveaways and never won anything and I had over 900 people enter to win my book. When MSV is available as an e-book, I’ll probably do another giveaway on Goodreads. I gained THREE followers from that month-long contest and it only cost me a book. Now isn’t that something? I think so.
I’m taking a free tax class with the
this week and realized something (or maybe it just became fortified): I’m so
glad I’m not a teacher. I don’t know how teachers do it. I always thought of
myself as a patient person, but maybe I’m not. Or my husband’s attitude has
rubbed off on me, which is kind of funny when you consider that HE’S A TEACHER!
Hmmm… Maybe that’s why he has that attitude. RWA University
And before you go all “you were an accountant and you have to take a freebie tax class?” on me, let me tell you… I was a cost accountant. Way different than a tax accountant. Besides, you can never learn too much about taxes, especially the kind that will get you a better return. I hate filing our taxes and if I wasn’t so cheap, I’d hire someone else to do it. But you know what? The part I hate the most is the part I’d still have to do if I hired someone else to do it. Well, that, and actually trying to decipher the tax codes (I think that’s why I need glasses!).
When I decided to make writing my business, that’s when I finally broke down and bought tax software (yes, I’m THAT cheap!!). At least it’s now considered a business deduction, because I would have never bought it otherwise.
Last night I finally watched “French Kiss.” I had never seen it before, which is kind of amazing since I like Meg Ryan. It was an okay movie, but probably not one I’ll watch again. I just didn’t get the chemistry between her and Kevin Kline. Or maybe it was the character Kevin Kline was playing. Whatever--they just didn’t have that spark. It’s the spark that will make me watch a movie over and over (you know, like Lucy and Jack have in “While You Were Sleeping.”)
I took this picture on January 10th. It had snowed the day before and then a warm front came through and caused all this fog. I thought it was pretty. I also hoped it was the last of the snow, but winter isn’t finished yet (it’s just getting started, right?). More snow fell yesterday and more snow is forecasted and of course I have a chapter meeting in
tomorrow. I don’t go to those meetings very often (uhh, I’ve been to one, but
only because they usually conflict with my Columbus chapter meetings), and I’m hoping
the weather doesn’t keep me away. Oh what am I saying…It won’t. Not THAT much
is expected to fall. Then again, the forecasters have been known to be wrong
So, what will make you want to watch a movie over and over?
Have a good weekend--and try to keep warm!