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Looking for A Hero? Who Would You Choose? By Susan Hanniford Crowley

When creating a hero for a novel, I look for certain traits. I like a brave guy. If he’s strong, it’s a plus. I have a leaning toward the smart guys. It’s not bad if he’s great looking. If he … Continue reading

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The Love Quiz: How Romantic Are You? by Susan Hanniford Crowley

Do you consider yourself romantic? Let’s have a little fun. Take the quiz and find out how romantic you are. 1. The object of your affection is upset? What do you do? a. Offer a hug. b. Give roses c. … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned: Secret 5

Sometimes it’s just not right to give everything away at the beginning.  I’ll let you guess what I’ve learned. If you don’t have a smile on your face yet, look at this! Did you guess the secret yet? You’re still … Continue reading

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Fairness and Perception

Life isn’t fair. I’d probably be fairly wealthy by now if I had a nickel for every time I heard this saying throughout my childhood, and that’s considering I had a pretty good time growing up. My son goes to … Continue reading

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Specificity and Ambiguity

Specificity and ambiguity, both have a place for me in 2015. I’ve been thinking a lot about this year as I’m sure many of you have as well. Do we keep with the same old resolutions? How can we ensure … Continue reading

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What I Have Learned So Far – Sharing Secret One!

During the course of the year, I’ve learned quite a bit. I’m going to share it a little at a time. No need to overwhelm anyone. Secret 1 – Never give up. Never surrender. This isn’t an easy thing, but … Continue reading

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A New Year and a New Me?

In this long but short life of mine, I have to admit it feels a bit like a record as we finish one year and begin the next. This is probably the 3rd or maybe even 4th year that I … Continue reading

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