Last week, after attending a neighbor’s birthday celebration, I got right onto my Amazon account and ordered the Kindle version of THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW by Jonas Jonasson. Why did I do this? The sole reason was that five of the women at the party were discussing the book and commenting about the great laughs they were having while reading it. I immediately felt left out of that conversation; in fact, I had never even heard of Jonas Jonasson (Swedish author) and was certain that I was missing out. I rest my case, books sell because people are talking about them- the power of the word of mouth.
Yesterday, I had a call from a … Read the rest
Having lived the life of a professional and a single mom, time for establishing girlfriend friendships has been at a minimum for a number of years. Now, having moved, I find myself somewhat rusty at the dance one partakes in to establish and form strong and comfortable bonds with the new people one encounters and the friendship opportunities that present themselves.
Yesterday, I had such a laugh at myself! My wonderful sister-in-law volunteers with a woman that she thought I should meet. She arranged a meet for lunch with this targeted woman, one of her girl friends and the two of us. She informed me ahead that we had tons of things in common: fairly new to our community, both … Read the rest