Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The 11 Golden Rules of Watching Baseball

I’m smarting over here on the West Coast because the American League won the MLB All-Star Game last night. My home team is the Angels, so obviously I get to more American League games these days, but I am a National … Continue reading

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10 Unusual Things I Know About Bookworms

If you are a bookworm, here are the ten things I know about you that I don’t know about the other readers I meet. Continue reading

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Are The Dolphins Flipping Out, or Just Playing Football?

I’m kind of conflicted about the current controversy happening between Miami Dolphin players Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. I grew up with guys. And guys razz each other to show love and friendship. I’m not a fan of bullying by … Continue reading

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Dumb State Laws That Made Me Laugh

We like to get our giggle on every Monday here at More Cowbell and earlier this week, I saw just the thing to get us started: Dumb Florida State Laws – over on Kelly Miller’s site. My Florida favorites were: … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Manuscript In Balance

I know I don’t usually post on Wednesdays, but I’m pumping manuscript iron over at Writers In The Storm today. Laura Drake, our October blog mistress, sent out the call for a blog which yanked my joiner chain. (Y’all know … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Playground: Big Screen Devilry for YOUR Launch Party

The Party is coming! The Party is coming! I’m so into the fun of party planning that I decided the More Cowbell Mash-up of Launch Party links could wait until tomorrow. In case you’re asking, What Launch Party?…. The Worldwide … Continue reading

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Yummy Snacks! The Devil’s Own Party Food…

I’m looking over the shopping list for Tuesday’s Worldwide Book Launch Party and it seems to be a little bit chocolate-heavy. By now, you DO know that there is a huge Twitter launch party for James Rollins’ new book, The … Continue reading

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#myWANA In Times of Need

This morning’s jolt of adrenaline did not come from caffeine (the way I like it!). No, my “OK, I’m awake” moment today came from the sound of my baby girl sliding off the bed and hitting the hardwood floor. With … Continue reading

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More Cowbell Mash-up #6: A Shout Out To Moms

Yesterday was my first Mother’s Day. This time last year, I was doped up on morphine after a long labor, so technically I had the first one last year but I don’t remember much. Today is my daughter’s 1st birthday, … Continue reading

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Holiday Tradition: The Golden Egg

Growing up in a divorced family, I had double the holidays.  Two birthdays, two Christmases, two celebrations of just about everything. However, even though most things could be duplicated, there were a few favorite holidays that the parents staked a … Continue reading

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