Saturday, December 10, 2016

WAITING FOR SANTA -- AND THE NEW BOOK

by June Shaw

This morning I heard footsteps padding around on my roof and had hopes: Maybe it was Santa (I mean it's the coldest day so far this winter in south Louisiana--the low forties last night.)

It wasn't such a surprise, though, when a man came down, a slim man who'd gone up on the ladder I had watched him lean against the house. That was before I felt the wind's chill and pulled my nose back in my snug house.

He came down minutes later and knocked on my backdoor again. "I'm sorry. There's a spot right over there that feels soft," he said. "I need to go to the lumberyard to get a piece of plywood to replace it and a few shingles that match yours."

At least it didn't sound too terrible. That wouldn't be such a large bill, I figured--even though spending any money on work on the house right before Christmas didn't seem right. I mean, the kids did want presents. Of course mine are grown and would be content to receive nothing, but they'll get gift certificates to a favorite restaurant or building supply place they frequent. The teens are different. They might say they don't need anything--Wait, they're girls and teenagers, and would never make such statements. But they are most pleased with cash to spend on things of their choosing so that's what they'll get.

Now me: I want to get more work done on my current book--SAVING MOM, and I am pleased to say I have quite a bit done.

I also want to get make preparations for the first book in that new series, which is set down here. It's called A FATAL ROMANCE, and it is available for pre-order now! It will be released on Jan. 24.

As you can tell, I am satisfied, even if the little footsteps from my rooftop didn't come from the person I had hoped for. Looking forward to having the first book in a new cozy mystery series is a wonderful present!

What would you like Santa to bring you?

http://www.juneshaw.com




49 comments:

harada57 said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
https://amantoothtown.blogspot.com/ said...


Nice blog..!!
Dentist in Vasant Vihar

Unknown said...


Nice information.!!
Designer dress in Mumbai

Unknown said...

"""I am so grateful for your article"""". Much thanks

Your Discover Lab

Your Discover Lab

Your Discover Lab
"

Annymousjkr said...

This is good article
http://www.empleoscalio.com/
http://www.ezzurumsohbet.com/
http://www.falisio.com/
http://www.guojochuanmei.com/
http://www.hyopgroups.com/

Annymousjkr said...

This is good Sharing
http://www.onrainpoka.com/
http://www.onrainsakka.com/
https://www.futtoborushiti.com/
https://www.debestegoksite.com/
http://www.bestevoetbalgokken.com/

Annymousjkr said...

this article really caught my attention
http://www.stronaoszusta.com/
http://www.stronazgrami.com/
http://www.umegliuagente.com/
https://www.watashitachiha.net/
http://www.ecogaudit.com/

Annymousjkr said...

kumpulan cerita dewasa terbaik

Odobenus rosmarus said...

Thank you anyway
http://www.darajulolori.com/
http://www.aleapullumreliable.com/
http://www.doragonbetto.net/
http://www.muchinahito.net/
http://www.rakkibeta.net/

Odobenus rosmarus said...

Thank you for the support
daftar agen sbobet terbaik
link alternatif bola 88
http://www.graniewpilki.com/
http://www.pokagyanburusaito.net/
http://www.daftarnegaramiskin.com/
https://www.ceritamitosdunia.web.id/
http://www.daftaranjingpopuler.web.id/

Odobenus rosmarus said...

Thank you for your understanding
link alternatif sbobet terbaru
link alternatif sbobet mobile
http://www.balengrup.com/
http://www.gosotrailers.com/
http://www.adbuildding.com/
http://www.ascentoysrs.com/
http://www.baybackwindow.com/

Odobenus rosmarus said...

Thank you anyway
www sbobet com login
link alternatif bola online
https://gamesjoker123.net/
https://www.slotonlineosg777.com/
https://www.loginsbobett.com/
https://www.arenatangkasnet.com/
https://www.joker123gamings.com/

Panthera leo said...

Thanks a ton for helping out
agen judi bola sbobet
www sbobet com indonesia
http://www.daftar-pokeronline.net/
http://www.poker-idnplay.org/
http://www.idnpoker99apk.org/download-idn-poker/
https://www.akunidnplay.com/
http://www.idn-pokeronline.com/

Panthera leo said...

I can't say thank you enough
wap sbobet com login
daftar agen sbobet terpercaya
http://www.poker77apk.org/
https://www.idnpoker88asia.com/
http://www.daftarakunidnplay.com/
https://108.179.216.181/
http://www.poker99online.net/

Panthera leo said...

Thank you for the support
http://50.116.102.116/daftar-idn-poker/
http://www.sbobett888.com/
https://www.slotonlineplay1628.com/
http://www.idnplaypoker99.net/
https://www.casinowar88.info/daftar-casino-m88/

Mumbai Personals said...

Colaba Escorts

Goregaon Escorts

Jogeshwari Escorts

Juhu Escorts

Lokhandwala Escorts

Snoopy said...

Please Visit Us Too :) Thats is A Good News
Judi Bola Deposit Ovo
Idn QQ Poker Deposit Ovo
Slot Online Deposit Ovo
Judi QQ Deposit Ovo
Poker Deposit Ovo
Idn Poker Deposit Pulsa
judi deposit pulsa
Judi Slot Deposit Ovo

du hoc canada vnsava.com said...

Class

College

Education

training

Beauty

teaching

university

academy

lesson

JannethManalu said...

Very interesting blog. Alot of blogs I see these days don't really provide anything that I'm interested in, but I'm most definately interested in this one. Just thought that I would post and let you know

Agen Idn Poker Terpercaya

. said...

very good post, i definitely really like this excellent website, continue it

gamesindonesia.net
gameonlinepc.com
infoolahraga.vip
portalolahraga.com
beritatrending.net

Evelyn Cynthia said...

Sweet blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News.
Do you have any suggestions on how to get listed
in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get
there! Appreciate it
Game Offline PC
Tips Slot Online
berita motogp

Faisal Amin said...

subway surfers hack
whatsapp group link

Deriiin said...

link alternatif idn poker

link idn poker terbaru

link login idn poker

link idnpoker

link download apk idn poker

link alternatif idnplay

link idnplay

login login idnplay

link daftar idn poker

link daftar idnpoker

Muhammad Amin said...

Thank you for the valuable information.iam very much impressed with this one.
Looking forward for the good posts.
whatsapp gb apk download

hager ali said...

شركة نقل عفش بجدة
نقل عفش بجدة
رخيص نقل عفش بجدة
شركة نقل عفش
نقل عفش بجدة
ارخص شركة نقل عفش بجدة
افضل شركة نقل عفش بجدة
ارخص شركة نقل عفش بجدة
ارقام شركات نقل عفش بجدة
اسعار شركات نقل عفش بجدة
افضل شركة نقل عفش بمكة
شركة نقل عفش بمكة
ارخص شركة نقل عفش بمكة
نقل عفش مكة
نقل عفش مكه رخيص



Shoppa.in said...

Very nice information, it is valuable and useful to so many people. Thanks for sharing this blog.
B2B Marketplace
Wholesalers
Our Service Partners
Refrigerator Repair Service
Satta King
Mumbai Call Girls
Digital marketing Company

Unknown said...

Thanks for sharing this amazing blog.

Bis Consultant in delhi

hazel kaur said...

Finishing up Rajasthan Escorts
bharatpur Escorts | jaipur Escorts | jodhpur Escorts

Payal Singh said...

Mahipalpur Escorts are very sweet. Based on an experiment conducted by some scientist it is being proved that half of the population throughout the world dies due to sufferings and pain and everything about these pains kill them each day. Throughout the years' people are not able to become successful in finding out the exact solutions to their troubles and hence bearing pain was only the last and final outcome left with them.

Shivani Sharma said...

Beautiful Independent ahmedabad escorts is glad to supply the extremely exemplary and models that grant the customer to appreciate exceptionally hot help whenever
bhuj escorts
veraval escorts
khambhalia escorts
modasa escorts
surat escorts

femalelove4u said...

You can book and date numerous young ladies simultaneously. Henceforth on the off chance that you have a dream of having intercourse with various young ladies simultaneously then Kolkata Female Escorts Service can give you that sort of development.
mountabu escorts
purba-bardhaman escorts
paschim-medinipur escorts
purba-medinipur escorts
murshidabad escorts

rubinapaha said...

Independent Mumbai escort
Real Girlfriend Love IN Mumbai
Hot And Sexy Girls Mumbai
.............

Pooja Sharma said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Pooja Sharma said...

Agra Escorts girls make independent calls girls are always ready to serve you for interested people. Call girls in Agra have been placed in many categories. Surely we are available according to you, you can come on our website and contact us.
Escorts In Agra

Lust Girls 69 said...

I am a credible Jaipur escorts in Jaipur hotels. I am giving you everything here and as a result, I need your help. I love well-behaved people and in the event that I am like you, you will get an important thoughtful pleasure this time. I am always tip-top and you can name me as your managing partner for a company. I am also offered to meet in Jaipur or outside the city. My Jaipur Call girls service is added every day and for favorite respected men, then why would you say that you are burning with your time

Lust Girls 69 said...

A major hi to all playboys looking for white skin among Chhatarpur Escorts. I'm Seema, the most sought-after Chhatarpur escorts in view of my blue eyes and super delicate white skin. I'm a certified Russian young lady with a satisfying and friendly character. I love to invest energy with men and play hot and attractive games with them on the bed. I appreciate offering head to my customers and swallow down their semen subsequent to carrying them to a loud peak

Bed Pari Bangalore Escorts said...

Thanks for sharing this brilliant article it was a very useful and helpful article.

whitefield escorts
jp nagar escorts
marathahalli escorts
hosur escorts
koramangala escorts
jp nagar escorts

Divya Goal said...

air hostess escorts
housewife escort
delhi escorts
ahmedabad escorts
Independent Bangalore Escorts
Bangalore Escorts Services

Lust Girls 69 said...

If you are looking for a very pretty girl among Nehru Place Escorts. I am hot and a young baby doll, who lives outside the college and offers her youthful thirst to clients. I promise you a wonderful time during your trip to Delhi. I am like a wild cat in bed and easily become my client's spouse or girlfriend in the outdoors. All that exploring with a bed in the display is fun and engaging. Just by surrendering before your senses, you come into my arms to start a journey to a different world.

Lust Girls 69 said...

Hello. I am a naughty girl, the best girl out of all Jaipur escorts. I am in great demand among the officials and businessmen visiting Jaipur because I know how I can make my customers happy and completely happy. I am a young college girl in this field because I want to enjoy open sex and earn some easy money

nituroy.com said...

Hello, This is a Nituroy.com very interesting blog. this content is written very well This is an amazing
post, keep blogging.thanks for sharing.
Assamese call girls in guwahati
College escorts in guwahati
Housewife escorts in Guwahati
Nepali escorts in Guwahati
High profile escorts in Guwahati
Escort services in Guwahati
Independent escorts in Guwahati

diyaroy.com said...

Escorts in Guwahati
Escorts in Guwahati

Shivani Sharma said...

If you are upset and you want to relax, then don't worry, Aerocity Escorts join many Aerocity Escorts, you will find a lot of girls who will fulfill all your dreams, you can do anything with that which you have to do if you If interested, call me or visit my web site.
Escorts in Aerocity

Ms Ruchi Agarwal said...

Hello, My Dearest Friends Super class independent Escorts Services available incall & outcall
service in VIP hotels.and call girls available for booking 24x7 hours IF You
want Physical Relationship any time contact me & ?meet with me to get my
number from website and call
Thank You & Visit Again""_____
Guwahati Call Girls
Call Girls in Guwahati

Lust Girls 69 said...

My customers realize they will get total fulfillment for their sexual cravings and structure me just thus they don't squander their energy on taking a gander at the photographs of any remaining Moti Nagar escorts. I'm similar to a wild cat in the bed and become a heartfelt life partner of the client on the outside. I will give you a shower where you can play with my bends. I will likewise enjoy position 69 where you can suck the juices of my pussy.

Lust Girls 69 said...

It is safe to say that you are a student looking for an aide for some fun in Chhatarpur, Delhi? In the event that in reality, not far from me. I am Seema, the most amazing Chhatarpur escorts to provide for the physical and romantic needs of my clients. In the chance that you are not content to come back home with sexual coexistence

Saloni Jain said...

Top of the line Guwahati escorts administration offer a champion among the most cautious administrations you
can ever consider. You can put a bring transversely over to their inside and out equipped rich lofts orchestrated
in one of kind ranges in the city and welcome all of the treats they bring to the table you.
Follow us:-
Escorts in Guwahati
Guwahati escort service

Lust Girls 69 said...

Assuming you are searching for a charming and lovable young lady, I ought to be your best option. My name is Seema and I am an Independent call girl one of the most youthful Ramesh Nagar Escorts. I'm a 24 years of age effervescent chick. With me, you will encounter unadulterated sex and utter joy. I'm a sweet and provocative young lady you would need to go on a heartfelt date with. I realize how to affect you extraordinarily and furnish you with the delight you want.

Jaipur Escorts said...

Make sure your sex must first! For instance, when you not likeability and you want to meet with the young call girls then you can consider the young rich college girls or VIP Escorts in Jaipur, and the model call girls are good for the Requirement.