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Book Sale ~ Grab a #NewBook #BookSale

Here is a sale you might be interested in if you are willing to try a new book.  All books are $.99. Can’t beat that can you?

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He Continues to Touch Those He Never Met and Make a Difference #StuartScott ~ @StuartScott @ESPN

My husband came home Sunday from playing golf and read twitter. He got all choked up and I asked what was wrong. He turned and looked at me with watery eyes and said, “Stuart Scott from ESPN died today at the age of 49. He was so young.”

I wasn’t sure who Stuart Scott was.  I know the announcers on ESPN more by voice than name. So he showed me a picture of Stuart and I felt like the breath in my chest had been kicked out of me. I felt frozen in time. I couldn’t believe who it was when I saw the picture. Not him? No! It is still hard for me to hold onto that thought.

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Stuart Scott. Died of appendix cancer. We started watching video clips on Twitter and reading articles online about Stuart Scott. I heard the story of how in 2007 he needed an emergency appendectomy while covering the Dolphins and Steelers game. That is when they found the tumor. Appendix cancer. Who ever heard of this type of cancer? Looking back at all the clips of him working on ESPN, I would never have guessed that he was battling for his life when he was working. He always looked like he was having fun. Almost too much fun most days. He somehow found a way to enjoy life knowing he was fighting for it.  But he never gave up. Never.

On July 16, 2014, Scott was honored at the ESPY Awards with the Jimmy V Endurance Award for his ongoing fight with cancer. His favorite actor, Kiefer Sutherland presented him with the award. Such an honor for both men. He shared with the audience his struggles to get there that night. Four surgeries in seven days in the week prior to the event and kidney failure along with liver complications. I am not sure I would have the strength to do what he did in one week. He was a fighter.

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What struck me the most was his famous lines from his speech when he told the audience, “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.” His words will live on just like Jim Valvano’s famous seven words, “don’t give up, don’t ever give up.” Stuart Scott enjoyed life and had a fighter’s will to beat the cancer. His two girls motivated him, drove him and gave him strength to continue to fight.rp1AXVTO

I’ve spent time reading about him, listening to others tell stories about him and his work. Coworkers shared his favorite phrases like (thank you Wikipedia)”Boo-Yah!” and “As cool as the other side of the pillow” and “call him butter, he’s on a roll.” I think almost every clip they played had one of these phrases repeated in it. You have to hear the inflection in his voice when he says them though. He laughed, smiled and joked about the players, coaches or the game.  He enjoyed his job and brought a change to ESPN when he started working there according to his coworkers. A good change.


Seeing all of this Sunday night, hearing everyone share stories about Stuart and watching clips of his news-casting made me very sad for his family and coworkers. He was a special person with a presence that will be missed. I missed him and I never worked with him or knew him personally. Weird how someone you don’t really know can touch you like that? Makes you put your own life in perspective. Makes you appreciate what is right in front of you.

This made me hug my husband tighter this week, love my kids some more and try to let go of the non-important crap that might normally bother me. Stuart was a good man and touched so many lives he never met. Sure touched mine. God bless your family Stuart and your co-workers and friends. You will be missed.

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#BookBlitz for Britney King’s #NewBook ~ Around The Bend ~ @britneyking_

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Title: Around The Bend
Author: Britney King
Book Blitz: January 5-7
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If you were to pass me on the street, you probably wouldn’t even look twice. I’m that normal. I’m just like you, only wealthier. I have it all. The kids, the family, the dog, a house on the hill. Hell—I’m so cliché, I even have a white picket fence. I guess you could say that I’ve dotted my I’s and crossed my T’s. But what I also have—what no one sees in yoga, or at Nieman Marcus, or during the dreadful Ladies Who Lunch charity events I attend (because only God knows why), and perhaps most importantly, in the school pick up line—are secrets.

Deep, dark, deadly secrets.

We all keep secrets, don’t we? We all have thoughts in our heads, things we do, things about us that if people knew, they’d be shocked…right? Well, what if one day we just decided to let the cat out of the bag, so to speak.

What if we decided to let the whole world in on our dirty little secrets? And what if along the way, as we were spilling those secrets, we realized that things aren’t always what they seem and with that knowledge, it changed the whole story?

In this book, I’m laying it all out there. The unraveling of my life. My coming undone. What one might’ve seen had they been paying attention.

What I’ve found in life is people often believe lies before they’ll believe the truth. Well, here it is, in a nutshell. I’ll let you decide which is which.

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Myles didn’t wait for a response. He simply grinned, grabbed her arm just above the elbow, and led her out of the bar, and back to his room. Pain was a given, she’d just realized. And sometimes, you just needed to give into it—no matter what form it showed up in.


Jessica watched him go as she dug her toes further into the wet sand and squeezed them, watching as the muddy water poured over her feet and enveloped them. She let him get a ways ahead before she allowed herself to smile—just a little. All along she’d let him think he was breaking her, but maybe, just maybe, they’d actually been breaking each other.

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Britney King

For those of you who prefer it straight up, no chaser: Mama to five. Writer. Juggler extraordinaire. That just about covers it…

The extended version and in third person no less ;): Britney is married to a man she adores (when he isn’t driving her crazy) and is the mother of FIVE pretty amazing kids, who (surprise!) also have a habit of driving her crazy. Her best guess is that it’s genetic. She is the author of two novels, Bedrock and Breaking Bedrock, with plans to release a third and fourth in 2014. In addition, she founded a local network for women in 2012, which has grown to over 1200 members. Currently, she occupies a job she enjoys–serving and running Austin Women’s Network. To further prove that she may in fact be certifiably insane, she decided to pursue her dreams and published her debut novel in May of 2013. Then and only then, could she consider her training to be an expert (life) juggler complete.

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