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Yep, that’s an appropriate title for my Monday, MANIC. Atlanta is facing the worst ice storm since 2000. We are hoping not to lose power, but if we do I will be back as soon as possible. Schools are already closed as of Sunday night, and I probably won’t be able to get my son to the hospital for his tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy and tubes surgery. Below you can view some photos of the calm before the storm. Photos of our back deck and front porch. Now remember, this is the south and all this snow fell in one to two hours.
If I have power tomorrow, I’ll post some current pictures. If you don’t hear from me, well, you’ll know I don’t have power and blogging will resume as soon as possible.
Oh, but I can’t leave you just with ice storm news. Go down a little further. You’ll find something fun.
Pics of our snow-white home.
Now for the fun. My hubby’s version of a great romance book trailer. :)
What do you think?
During research for my Sci-Fi with Steampunk elements, I ran across a bunch of cool gadgets. I’d planned on sharing a pictures on Saturdays until my friend, Bart, sent me this. Now, I had to share this with you. :)
Here are the rest of the wedding photos.
What do you think? Crazy or cool?
Okay, I normally post things more appropriate for middle schoolers, but this flashback is just too funny to pass up. How many of you danced to this song back in the day?
Now, a better question. Who wiggled in their seats while listening to it today? How flippin’ hilarious is this? :)
Bio provided by IMBD:
Gwyneth Paltrow is the daughter of producer Bruce Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner. After attending the Spence School in New York City, she moved to California where she attended the University of California in Santa Barbara, majoring in Art History. She soon quit, realizing it was not her passion. She began acting in the Williamstown Theatre play “Picnic, ” with her mother. In 1991 she appeared in her first film, Shout (1991) with John Travolta. She met Steven Spielberg and was cast in his film Hook (1991). After a bit part in the 1995 film Se7en (1995) she began dating her co-star Brad Pitt. She appeared in The Pallbearer (1996) and Emma (1996) and received her first Oscar nomination in 1999 for her role as Viola in John Madden’s, Shakespeare in Love (1998)
We all know her as the amazing and versatile actress, right? :)
And some less serious roles.
Now for her second talent. Singing. Okay, I know. I’ve said that before. We won’t mention some of the past second talents. *bows head in shame* But, give this a listen before you judge to harsh. :)
So, what do you think? Does she have a second talent?
Every Tuesday this month I’ll be sharing blogs that offer free learning opportunities. Yep, that’s right, learn to write for FREEE!!
Please help me welcome my first guest to this blog series, Corey J. Popp.
His blog began as his personal writer’s notebook, a place where he could keep notes about the workshops he was taking and the books he was reading as he studied the craft of novel writing. On a whim he began autopublishing his posts to his Twitter, Facebook, and Google Reader feeds. Over the past 90 days he’s developed a small but devoted online readership, scoring a few retweets and an increasing number of reader comments, especially following his post on “Designing complications using the fortunately / unfortunately method,” his most popular post to date.
He says he “reads as a writer” which means he analyzes novels in order to learn the craft, techniques, and literary styles of other authors. He reads bestselling novels and authors within his genres of interest: Adult and young adult thrillers, suspense, fantasy, and the steampunk subgenre of science fiction. Give his blog a visit and follow him on Twitter @coreyjpopp.
So, what do you think? Are his posts helpful? Did you learn something new today?