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    9 Things That Bring Me Joy


    9 Things That Bring Me Joy They may be numbered, but not exactly in the correct order. There are many things that bring me joy, but these are some of my favorites. Even though I listed my husband as #9, he is still first in my book. Wise Bread has some suggestions to bring joy to your life. Also, please read 7 Ways To Create More Joy In Your Life Further Reading You may also read These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things . . . Written for Mama Kat’s Pretty Much World Famous Writer’s Workshop. Thank you for reading The Literary Lioness!

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    Leave A Light On For Me


    We Need Some Light The last several weeks have been difficult in the New Jersey and New York areas as we recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. After two major storms last year, Hurricane Irene and the weird Snowtober storm, I learned my lesson and made sure that I did not have too many perishables in the refrigerator. On the night of the storm, the lights stayed on for longer than we had hoped. But then the lights started flickering and finally, around 9 p.m. the lights went off and we were plunged into total darkness. Since the lights did not come back until Friday, we mostly subsisted on…

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    If I Was Offered A New Book Deal . . . I Would Be So Happy!

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    You’ve been offered a book deal! What would you write about? Getting a book deal is a dream of mine! There are so many things that I want to write about! I would love to write a book of essays and also a novel. My husband and II would love to write and photograph a book about New Jersey. Of course, I’d like to go to Europe to photograph and write about it – England, Italy, France, Spain, and Germany. I’d also go to Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. It would be great if I had a publisher who’d pay for my travels, especially if I could bring my husband…