Welcome to my Weekend Coffee Share, where dreams run rampant and reality competes for equal coverage. The Coffee Share is hosted by Allison at http://eclecticali.wordpress.com and takes place every week. Grab your favorite beverage and join me, I know I sure needed coffee this morning!
My week was busy and packed with meetings as well as at least two nights late at work. We’re getting toward the end of first quarter, testing is happening next week, and I’ve volunteered for a low-paying leadership opportunity at my school, mostly because no one else wanted to do it. I may talk more on this later, but not right now. It’s time for the fun stuff.
No, not the grading I did this morning before getting my hair done, and not the sciatica that robbed me of early morning sleep. 😦 I had an appointment to get author photos today after my hair appointment and lunch. I wasn’t sure I could pull it off after the lost sleep and the resulting eye bags, but I wore real mascara for ththe first time in years, slapped on some extra foundation, and got going
The photographer was a friend I taught with last year. She seems knowledgeable and had lots of ideas for poses. We even did a few casual/fun ones! The author headshots don’t show my jeans, so when they come out, just forget what you know. 🙂 Here’s one of the casual ones (I rather like the shadows) :).
There is more on the author front, such as the release of my novel, Detours in Time in audiobook! I also worked a little on the paperback of From Bedlam to Ben, because my students are asking about my writing. I think that’s a good one for teens with identity crises. I also owe Malachi some editing time sometime soon. I still think I can make an April release!
Speaking of owing someone some quality time, my boyfriend and I are going to an open-mic comedy night, I’m taking my dog to the dog park tomorrow, and my son and I had some conversation at dinner last night. That felt good. He has a new job, is getting more responsibility, and is getting home later as well. Such is life. Enjoy every little moment, and I do.
I hope you all have a great weekend! Someone is begging me for playtime…
13 thoughts on “Weekend Coffee Share, 10/05/19. Author, teacher, mom”
So you “wore real mascara for the first time in years” and then wore sunglasses 😉 Hope with comedy night, dog park, etc. you have a great weekend!
LOL! I’m not wearing them in the official author photo. She’s sending it tomorrow after reviewing/editing. I was afraid I had some serious eyebags. This girl’s not 20 anymore. 🙂
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Well sure, but 24 looks pretty good on you lady.
I must add, when she took this photo, I had started getting watery eyes due to all the flora and fauna in the park, then I got nervous that my “real mascara (black)” would run down my face. So we went to the shade & just took some fun and casual shots. BTW, we enjoyed comedy night–it was something different, and Bixby made a friend at the dog park today! Have a happy week!
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Yeah, I knew that was one of the “fun” shots, but it was still fun to tease you about the mascara. And you do need a shot of the mascara running down your face to be “modern” 😉 Glad you had a good time at comedy night and that Bixby made a new friend – our dogs do meet other dogs on walks and such, but it has been ages wince they did “doggy daycare” or a dog park. They need it on occasion to be properly socialized. Have a good week 🙂
Congrats on the awesome photogs! Glad that you had a good week!
Thanks, and you as well!
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Lots of fun stuff going on Pamela. I hope you see good attention to your new works. And yes, do share those photos.
Hi, Gary! It’s been a great but busy weekend. I liked the dog park best today! I should be sharing them next post. Have a great week!
I absolutely LOVE your first sentence, I had to read it many times! That is writing 🙂 Your photo came out great. I’m looking forward to seeing the author photo later. Have a fantastic new week!
Aw, thank you! I have posted it this past week on Weds. Here is the link: https://pamelascanepa.wordpress.com/2019/10/10/fun-with-self-promotion-photoshoot/
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I saw, and absolutely loved those photos! So much happiness!