How a Slugfest Became a Lovefest


How a Slugfest Became a Lovefest You either love me or hate me. There’s no in-between. I’m not an in-between kind of person. I’m noisy and laugh too loudly. I’m jokey, and I tear up easily. I can be unconventional. But I’m a tender-hearted soul and I have a story to tell you about love…

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Ann Garvin 2019 Appearances

Ann Appearance

Ann Garvin’s 2019 Appearances It’s official I need a wrangler. Until then this will have to do. Please Come Sit By Me January 17 – 20 Pulpwood Queen Girlfriend’s Weekend Texas. January 26 One-On-One Mentor Day With Ann-Madison, WI January 27 Bloom-real time chat all day-Online February 7 One-On-One Mentor Day with Ann-Madison, WI March 1…

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I Have A Story To Tell You That Will Make You Feel Better


After losing my Thanksgiving Turkey my friend of thirty-five years called and said, “I have a story to tell you that will make you feel better.” I, of course, was ready to hear anything. I had just lost my turkey and my mother has Alzheimer’s. You do the math. So she said: “A year ago,…

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Less Hustle, More Joy

Less Hustle, More Joy. I spend so much time thinking about this idea it gets in the way of my Netflix streaming/binging. Here’s what I know. If the culture (looking at you Oprah, Victoria Secret, Martha Stewart) can convince you that you don’t have The Life You Want, that your pores should not exist, that…

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Let’s Figure This Health Thing Out Together


Come sit by me and let’s figure this health thing out together. I have a lot of friends, but let’s be honest….I need a lot of friends. I’m high maintenance. Not the grooming kind of high maintenance, nope, I’m not a groomer. But I need a lot of chat to keep the wheels on this…

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Demco And My Little Free Library Journey

I just took a lovely walk with Demco and I want to tell you about my little free library journey. I’m a girl who has had library-love her whole life. Before I could read I sat in the library moving my lips pretending. I wanted people to think I was a prolific reading genius. Once…

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Feel Better Little-By-Little Week One

I’m not a consistent person. I never do something the same way twice. It’s just not my way. In organization,  decide on a white board, move to a loose leaf binder, then to post-it’s on the wall, then to a pile on the floor. I put all my shirts in one closet and sure as…

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