Friday, March 23, 2012


Took several at this location over the last few months.

A couple nights ago we had a flaming red sunset-magic.

I tried to place photos in my different categories on my facebook,

but they wouldn't upload. A lot of wasted time.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Greetings!Ann B. Ross is coming to Blytheville! Ross is known for her popular Miss Julia series.She will be here promoting the series' latest book, Miss Julia To The Rescue. The new book will be released April 3, so set a reminder and don't miss out on meeting this renown author!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Miss Julia to the Rescue Can Miss Julia spring J. D. Pickens from a sheriff's clutches and investigate a cult-plus keep up appearances as a proper Southern lady?Miss Julia simply can't abide sitting idle. With young Lloyd moving out and husband Sam off to the Holy Land for two weeks, Miss Julia's feeling restless already. Maybe it's time for that overdue home makeover.But before she can even pick a color scheme, Miss Julia must race to the rescue of Hazel Marie's new husband. J.D. has gone missing while on his latest private investigation job. And police in West Virginia have detained an injured man fitting his description. Now it's up to Miss Julia and Etta Mae to free him before he cusses himself into a jail cell.Back in Abbotsville, wealthy eccentric Agnes Whitman has returned to town with a following of misfits. Could they be a religious cult set on converting the locals?And will Miss Julia get back in time to stop them? One thing's for sure: she won't waste time watching paint dry-no matter which shade of beige is the latest rage.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~About The Author Ann B. Ross, who taught literature at the University of North Carolina at Asheville,is the author of Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, one of the most popular Southern debut novels in years, Miss Julia Takes Over, Miss Julia Throws a Wedding, and Miss Julia Hits the Road. She lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Get To Know Ann B. Ross Over Dinner That Bookstore In Blytheville will be hosting a dinner with Ann B. Ross April 13 at 6:00pm. Dinner location and ticket prices are listed below.Tickets: $15.00Located at That Bookstore In Blytheville316 West Main Street Blythevilla, AR 72315~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Sunday, March 11, 2012

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Sunday, March 04, 2012

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Mar-8 That Bookstore In Blytheville begin taking orders for John Grisham's new books, Calico Joe and Theodore Boone: The Accused.

April 11, Writers' Workshop with Bruce Hale Sponsored by SCBWI-Missouri Check out their website for the first Saturday meetings at Springfield, Missouri.

June 22-23 Beyond Bootcamp: A workshop for Intermediate Stage Writers & Illustrators Sponsored by SCBWI-Missouri.

Check out children's author David L Harrison's blog for the W.O.M. word of the month where a word is given each month (March-track) to write a poem using that word.