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Weekly Wrap Up (Nov. 24 - Nov. 30)

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Like in Independence Day....Hello Boys! I'm baaaaaaaack :)

Well, also you gurls, actually everyone! Thank you Renee for taking my place last week :hug:

So I'm dried out from last weekend, which is a good thing! Last weekend I was at a football game, outdoors and it was hovering around 0C or 32F. Quite pleasant football weather (oh, North American Football I should say). Now this weekend, -30C or -22F, and I'm not enjoying this weather 😠 I'm thinking of all of you in Florida, or Australia or elsewhere sunny and tropical (not LA this weekend 🥶). So without any further chit chat, lets get to the wrap up so I can crawl back into my warm bed, fire up the iPad and get down to some serious reading!

Monday it was time to have our CSR Discussion Day for the month of November:

Onto Wednesday and we had the reveal of the mystery person in the Author Guess Who:

Thursday my Christmas wish came true when Myr sneaked in and let us know about the new Reading History. I've been asking for this for decades! Okay, that may be a bit of a lie 0:). But I know a lot have been asking for this and now it is a reality :worship:

Then there was the really, really, really big news, something to get excited about here at GA! The first round of stories were released for the Fall Anthology.

With all the great stories posted and updated this past week, this surely meant that we must have done gooder on our goals :P We were so close to having a Blue Friday on Black Friday:

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  • 2020 Spring Anthology: Full Moon - Due May 15th

Blog Opportunities

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  • Guess the Author: Open to all GA authors. PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

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Maybe Later by comicfan **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

Musings of a Mongoose by Cynus

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One Hundred and Fifty-Five Sonnets by AC Benus; Book 5 of Verse

tim's Bits and Pieces by Mikiesboy

Unicorn Quests by Cia

Semi Charmed Life by Cassie Q; Part 1 of 4 **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

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Abattoir Boy by Sasha Distan **Complete**

Here Kitty, Kitty by Caz Pedroso

Shaken by northie; Part 1 of 2 **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

Singer by Carlos Hazday **Complete**

Storms by Thorn Wilde

Torturous Love : Version 3 by Sasha Distan  **Complete**

Before the Fall by Thorn Wilde; Part 1 of 3 **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

 

Don't forget.... Read, Write, and REVIEW!!!

 

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It's been freezing at night here in Tampa. Going down to the 50s and 60s overnight, and chill at the low 70s during the day. Had to turn the heat on the other morning it was that cold.

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1 hour ago, Brayon said:

It's been freezing at night here in Tampa. Going down to the 50s and 60s overnight, and chill at the low 70s during the day. Had to turn the heat on the other morning it was that cold.

It's already been as low as 16 here in Alabama. The 'freezing' temps you describe have been during the day. 😀

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6 hours ago, drpaladin said:

It's already been as low as 16 here in Alabama. The 'freezing' temps you describe have been during the day. 😀

Hey, Doc, is the weather complicated by the huge, dark cloud over Tuscaloosa this morning? :P

 

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4 minutes ago, Carlos Hazday said:

Hey, Doc, is the weather complicated by the huge, dark cloud over Tuscaloosa this morning? :P

 

I didn't even know how it turned out until this morning.

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2 minutes ago, drpaladin said:

I didn't even know how it turned out until this morning.

LOL I actually watched a lot of it, and I'll admit I was rooting for Auburn. I also cheered for Michigan, but Ohio State destroyed them.

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1 hour ago, Carlos Hazday said:

LOL I actually watched a lot of it, and I'll admit I was rooting for Auburn. I also cheered for Michigan, but Ohio State destroyed them.

Carlos hey i thought you knew better us Ohio State is always the better team!!!!

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2 hours ago, Mikiesboy said:

Oh, i have to laugh ... we have a day of freezing rain, snow, high winds and ice pellets ahead of us. We are supposed to drive to St. Catharines today. Not sure it is worth the risk. They are supposed to have freezing rain most of the day.

I was going for laughs. 🙂 You and Mike stay safe, my brother. Hugs.

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1 hour ago, rickproehl said:

Carlos hey i thought you knew better us Ohio State is always the better team!!!!

I was rooting for the underdogs mostly and I feel bad for Michigan. :)

 

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@wildone btw, Steve, no hating but right now I'm sitting outside in shorts no shirt, and I already went for a motorcycle ride this morning wearing only a t-shirt. :P

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12 minutes ago, Carlos Hazday said:

went for a motorcycle ride this morning wearing only a t-shirt

Interesting. :)

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20 minutes ago, Mikiesboy said:

Interesting. :)

Get your mind out of the gutter. I had jeans and boots on too. LOL

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4 hours ago, Mikiesboy said:

Oh, i have to laugh ... we have a day of freezing rain, snow, high winds and ice pellets ahead of us. We are supposed to drive to St. Catharines today. Not sure it is worth the risk. They are supposed to have freezing rain most of the day.

Stay safe. Both of you.

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Just now, Carlos Hazday said:

Stay safe. Both of you.

We are home ... it's not good out there.

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Just now, Mikiesboy said:

You see nice things in the gutter sometimes.

I may have brought a gutter find home once or twice. :P

 

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4 hours ago, Mikiesboy said:

Oh, i have to laugh ... we have a day of freezing rain, snow, high winds and ice pellets ahead of us. We are supposed to drive to St. Catharines today. Not sure it is worth the risk. They are supposed to have freezing rain most of the day.

Stay save my friend 

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6 minutes ago, rickproehl said:

Stay save my friend 

We are at home. Sad to miss our family christmas party but too crappy to drive that far (2 to 3 hours from here).

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5 hours ago, Mikiesboy said:

Oh, i have to laugh ... we have a day of freezing rain, snow, high winds and ice pellets ahead of us. We are supposed to drive to St. Catharines today. Not sure it is worth the risk. They are supposed to have freezing rain most of the day.

Stay safe and warm! We've had snow on the ground since Thursday. Temperatures around -5°C, which I believe is about 23°F. Wind chill at -9°C. It's supposed to get warmer on Tuesday, but I almost wish it wouldn't. Snow's gonna melt, then it'll get cold again, and you'd be safer wearing skates than walking out there. :P 

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1 minute ago, Thorn Wilde said:

but I almost wish it wouldn't.

Right? Sometimes them plowing it makes it worse for walking. Especially if it warms and it melts and freezes again.

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It's been snowing/blizzarding off and on here since Thursday morning, which means the roads have been closed off and on (more on than off) since Thanksgiving.  Of course, the two times I decided to go to the next town over, the roads were good when I left, and it was a blizzard coming home. It was ugly and I don't think I went more than 35mph either time coming home (the regular speed limit is 75)

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So. totally don't mentioned eating ice cream while sitting next to the firepit in the backyard in just my shorts and a t-shirt, and watching a herd of kids running around (or that we turned the AC back on today).

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