My birthday

  I hope you all had fun with me this week. In addition to the week of cakes, my daughter gifted me with a cake today, bringing my total to eight for the week, and this is the one with which we celebrated with singing and candles. Here is today's cake from Wells IGA: Caramel … Continue reading My birthday

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Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 7: FINALE!

Today is the final day of my birthday week cakewalk, because today is my birthday! To celebrate, I decided to go all out and get nine cakes instead of just one! Is that wrong? It's okay, they're minis! Mini cupcakes from The Cake Cottage in Wells! These cupcakes are amazing. I haven't eaten every one of … Continue reading Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 7: FINALE!

Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 4

Wow, Day 4 already! It is going by TOO FAST. Today's cake is from Spiller Farm in Wells, and it's a Boston Cream Pie. I grew up eating these cakes, or pies, as they are officially called. I know not why. There is no pie crust. There is no (traditional) pie filling. What there is is … Continue reading Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 4

Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 1

Last year I had a blast doing a Birthday Week CakeWalk. I had a different cake for every day leading up to my birthday.  Seven cakes in seven days! Yay! Never heard of this? That's because I made this up (hmm, maybe I should trademark that term...). I had a lot of fun. I also … Continue reading Birthday Week CakeWalk (BWCW) Day 1

Be still

I am sitting here on the couch trying to write a 'signature talk', which would be so much (expletive) easier if I could just decide on one topic, already! I am trying to figure out how to combine my metaphysical nurse blog with my kwrites blog under one domain, a version of my name, which … Continue reading Be still

Top 10 tips (I think!) for having successful author reading

As I mentioned in my prior blog post, there is a definite learning curve to this whole 'promoting your book' thing. The biggest lesson I've learned is this: assume nothing! (Remember Felix Unger's lesson on what happens when you ASSUME?!). Anyway, here are what I think are the top 10 tips (in no particular order) for … Continue reading Top 10 tips (I think!) for having successful author reading

SPOTLIGHT ON: Nonesuch Books, Biddeford ME

There is a great book store in Biddeford: Nonesuch Books. They have books for sale, of course, both new and used. They also have a lot of interesting magazines along the left side wall of the store, complete with strategically placed chairs, to aid and abet your magazine perusal. 🙂 What you might not know is … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON: Nonesuch Books, Biddeford ME