Browsing Archive: July, 2010

Back Home? Or am I??

Posted by Holly Gaskin on Tuesday, July 27, 2010,
   Nothing like a good, long vacation to get you all discombobulated. Never mind the scurrying around the airports, navigating unfamiliar roads in a rental car in heavy summer traffic, and watching your money disappear in a sea of restaurant meals and souvenirs... Throw in a 20-year high school reunion for good measure and see how surreal your world becomes!! Yes, it was wonderful to get out to Long Island and see people I've not seen (not counting Facebook) in a million years. So very intere...
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Heading Home

Posted by Holly Gaskin on Wednesday, July 21, 2010,
I am excited to be heading "home" to Long Island tomorrow. That is the understatement of the year! I can just smell the saltwater air and hear the seagulls crying and feel the wet, warm sand beneath my feet. I can't wait to take my Acer onto the beach and type my writings from a chaise lounge chair, listening to the waves of Peconic Bay lapping at the shore... :^)

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Cheesy!

Posted by Holly Gaskin on Sunday, July 11, 2010,
My husband and I both participated in the First Annual Cheddar Cheese Festival in Adams, NY on Saturday. Together, we are "Woods and Words"... Pete is a luthier (builder of stringed instruments), and I, of course, am a wordsmith. Pete had one of his finished ukuleles on display, as well as a partially assembled work-in-progress. He kept busy sanding and filing a neck throughout the day. So many people stopped to ask, in complete shock and awe: "You BUILT that?!?", pointing at the handsome ten...
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Clutter, Chaos, etc.

Posted by Holly Gaskin on Monday, July 5, 2010,
I am addicted to shows like "Clean House" and "Help Me! I'm a Hoarder!" I, like my mother and grandmother before me, have such tendencies. Not to the point where the house isn't navigable and pets go missing in the clutter, but I have always clung to things. It's so hard letting go of the past, be it good or bad memories. Read more in my WordPress blog!  
http://tinyurl.com/2cl7gv3

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Kindle-ized!!!

Posted by Holly Gaskin on Friday, July 2, 2010,
Exciting news! My first book, A Little Company, is now available on Amazon Kindle for just $9.88! Here's a link! http://tinyurl.com/2b4pnya

Tricked and Finding My Father will follow soon!

Happy Fourth of July weekend, friends! Be safe and have the time of your lives!!

:^)
Holly

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