Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Time Management

Posted by Nancy Bell on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, In : Musing 
It seems that time is slipping by and I am unable to stop it.  I still think of myself as young, you know, like in my thirties. Hard to fathom that I will be 56 this December. I mean, FIFTY-SIX??? How the heck did that happen?? On some level I know my sons are now 32 and 30, but somehow it doesn't seem to follow that I must then be older than dirt. But, alas, it would appear that I am.
There are still so many things I want to do and learn and there will  never be enough time. Yes, I know, 56 ...
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Springtime In Alberta

Posted by Nancy Bell on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, In : Home 
My goodness, what a weekend. Windy and rain, the wind was blowing hard enough to take you off your feet if your were't carefull. The horses and pony were happy to be in the barn for a couple of hours and get out of the crazy weather. Today, is hot and sunny with some periods of cloud. For the most part the flower gardens survived without too much damage. Thankfully, there was no hail. The big white combine wiped out my six foot high delphiniums last year. 

My two granddaughters had a sleepover...
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Where does the time go???

Posted by Nancy Bell on Friday, June 8, 2012, In : Books 
Wow, it is June 7th already. Registration for the Surrey International Writers Conference opened yesterday, October seems like such a long way away, but this brings it closer. This year I will participating in the conference taking pitches on Friday and Sunday for MuseItUp Publishing. If you all have something you are thinking of pitching please consider MuseItUp!
 Just planted a new garden out by the lilac tree, the only shade garden I have. I hope the wind is kind to my poor baby plants.

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Wonderful night at East Longview Hall with The Travelling Mabels

Posted by Nancy Bell on Monday, June 4, 2012, In : Books 
Saturday night at the East Longview Hall at TheTravelling Mabels concert! What a perfect way to end a beautiful Alberta day. Lana, Eva and Sue were great at always. They mixed in their perennial favorites with some new original works and a few covers of iconic Canadian songwriter's work. 
The little hall on the prairie was rocking as the June twilight lingered outside, the almost full moon lit our way home and illuminated the rolling Alberta grasslands while the white peaked Rockies stood guar...
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Nancy Marie Bell Nancy Marie Bell lives near Balzac, Alberta with her husband and various critters. She is a member of The Writers Union of Canada and the Writers Guild of Alberta. She enjoys writing poetry and fiction and non-fiction. Nancy is a Senior Acquistion Editor with MuseItUp Publishing Inc. Please visit her webpage http://www.nancymbell.ca You can find her on Facebook at http://facebook.com/NancyMBell Follow on twitter: @emilypikkasso
 

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