20 Books You Pretend to Have Read | BOOK RIOT

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Blog Fun, General Ranting, Love, Podcast, Web Fun, Writing | 1 comment

OOH! OOH! OOH! Mister Kotter!! I have a solution! So, book riot released this a week and a half ago (and I just saw it, thank you, Heatherly): 20 Books You Pretend to Have Read. Of course, because of CraftLit I was intrigued. Then, scrolling down past the top twenty-lied-about-books, a reader shared this graphic: So. I humbly present my solutions for the world’s lying-about-reading conundrum: Listen to Audiobooks with Benefits!**...

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Have You Had This Happen With AT&T…

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Blog Fun, General Ranting | 5 comments

…and if so, what was your solution? (SEE IMPORTANT UPDATE BELOW—>) In a nutshell: Husband moves to PA in late April Finds cell service (his only phone in the home) appalling in the house Calls Sprint Sprint reviews the situation Sprint calls back saying, “wow, you’re in between two cell towers. Sucky service. Here…” Sprint sends a AirRave Problem solved! Should he have an emergency in the home, he can call...

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Chatted Up

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Blog Fun, Defarginess, General Ranting, Podcast, review, Web Fun, Writing |

Marie Grace Berg—the most enthusiastic business woman I’ve ever had the pleasure of talking with—has released the interview she did with me awhile back for her show Today’s Leading Women. If you want to hear a bit about the business side of CraftLit and the Defarge books, you can have a listen by clicking the button above or going here TodaysLeadingWomen.com/heather-ordover or to iTunes...

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Time for a Walk of Shame?

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Blog Fun, General Ranting | 2 comments

Delaware. Delaware E-ZPass, I’m lookin’ at you. Yeah, you. (Except Alexis at the Delaware E-ZPass customer service line. She’s funny and cool.) AND PA-EZPass…but I digress.   As you may know, we’re in the process of moving from VA to PA, and this has included a lot of driving up and back. Driving on the East Coast means toll roads and that means—if you’re going to try to make it easy on yourself—you have...

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Talking When It Hurts

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Blog Fun, Family, General Ranting, Writing | 21 comments

Recently on Facebook I watched a couple of friends experience pain and not a small amount of sorrow when–after going through serious illnesses with their families–they were met with really appalling rudeness from friends and family members. Not from internet trolls. Friends. Family. Which leads me to wonder if the —-supportive responses like: People are HORRIBLE!!! What a B-!!! I’d never talk to that person again and you...

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Blogger Book Fair and “North and South”

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in Blog Fun, General Ranting, Podcast, Writing | 1 comment

Next week is a very big week for me. We start Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South on Friday on CraftLit. I have a whole week of giveaways and fun planned for that week, too! More on that shortly (or to get the info before everyone else… sign up here to get the giveaway news for the CraftLit “North and South” launch Then on Sunday, February 9th at 10am, I’m presenting at the Blogger Book Fair! Everyone is invited to...

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