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Janet Ann Collins
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Writer, Speaker and Teacher
Writer, Speaker and Teacher

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Makeup
I’m frustrated. Whenever I buy makeup in a store I choose a color that matches my skin, but when I get home I always discover it doesn’t really match.  The artificial lightening in stores distorts the colors. Am I the only one who has that problem? Can anyo...
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Makeup
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Vote
My bumper sticker says, "If you don't vote, don't whine." I hope people follow that advice.
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Vote
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Off the Grid
I was completely off the grid and unable to get internet or telephone reception for several days. I can’t ever get any cell phone reception in my house so I was pretty isolated. It’s amazing how addicted we are to being able to communicate instantly over ma...
Off the Grid
Off the Grid
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Moving
I'm moving this week. Fortunately my new home will be only a few blocks from the current one, but it's smaller so I've been getting rid of lots of stuff. It's amazing how things accumulate. The hardest thing about moving is that you can't go home from it. B...
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Moving
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Bedtime Stories
When I was a little kid my parents read to me and my brother every night before bed. We would each get to pick one picture book. To my dismay, my brother always chose the same book. It was The Animals of Farmer Jones . I would get so frustrated because we c...
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Bedtime Stories
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Bumper Stickers
My neighbor often has teenager’s cars parked in front of his house and I enjoy reading the multiple bumper stickers on their cars. I only have a few on mine. One I had made and it says “Bookaholics Unite” I consider myself a bookaholic and have no intention...
Bumper Stickers
Bumper Stickers
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Paper Procrastinating
I have way too much paper stuff.  Remember when they said computers were supposed to eliminate paper? I use more paper now than I ever did before computers. Even as a college student I didn’t use nearly as much. I guess I’m a procrastinater. I’ve been putti...
Paper Procrastinating
Paper Procrastinating
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Times and Seasons
Is it just me, or does time seem to fly lately? It seems like Summer began just a short time ago, but this coming Sunday will be the first day of Autumn. In the northern hemisphere that means the weather will be cooling off and leaves on deciduous trees wil...
Times and Seasons
Times and Seasons
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International Dot Day
I just learned that today is International Dot Day. It means everyone is encouraged to use their creativity today, no mater what that may be. Do you write? Paint? Draw? Sculpt? Photograph? Act or perform? Dance? Sing? Play an instrument? Design houses, vehi...
International Dot Day
International Dot Day
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Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair
Today I’m helping at the Gold Country Writers booth at the Gold Country Fair in Auburn, CA. We’re inside one of the buildings so we don’t have to sit in the sun.  We’ll get to spend time with some writer friends, meet lots of nice people, and, hopefully, se...
Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair
Hi, Ho, Come to the Fair
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