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Crocodile hunting

Have a cow Last week, we hit the Everglades National Park on our way back from Key West. No, that’s not a deformed Croc. It’s a manatee (aka sea cow) drinking fresh water that was dripping from a drainage pipe into the … Continue reading

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Free Summer Reads plus Crappy Video

(As usual, I suck at cell phone videos) Yesterday, I wrote about our recent trip down to Key West. New book research, mojitos and the Hemingway 5K. You can read about that last part here. (and see more videos shot the … Continue reading

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Disneyworld’s Pandora

We finally had a chance to run up to Disneyworld to check out the new Pandora land in Animal Kingdom. The word amazing doesn’t do it justice. It’s a huge area, with winding paths, bizarre vegetation, tiny banshees to buy … Continue reading

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Win a signed copy of How to Sex Your Snake

Goodreads Book Giveaway How to Sex Your Snake by Melissa Banczak Giveaway ends June 13, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway   Are you a member of Goodreads? If not, you should be. I’m giving away some … Continue reading

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Snake shoes! 

Today’s my birthday so I’m slacking off. These are a present from my oldest. She based the design on the cover of my book, How to Sex Your Snake!  Have a great day! Write on,  Melissa

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Seattle Roadtrip

What do you mean there’s no internet? I’ve been on the road quite a bit this summer. Nothing exciting. Just things that needed to be taken care of. Two weeks ago I was in Seattle getting my youngest settled into … Continue reading

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Use it or lose it

  Hold still while I kick you in the head… In the summer of 2004, I’d just perfected my running-jump-spin-and-break-the-board-kick (sorry to be so technical) and was a few months away from testing for my 2nd degree black belt when the Air … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to a Friend

  The Yellow Brick Road A few Saturdays ago, I got a birthday card from one of my favorite people, James. On the front, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion are gazing up at something wonderful. Probably Oz. Inside, … Continue reading

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Key West State of Mind

It’s raining. It’s 39 degrees. And I’d be miserable but I just got the first 19 chs of How to Sex Your Snake back from my editor. A quick look through tells me that I don’t have much to fix and … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

So, my youngest offspring and I are both trying to finish things. He’s working through some videos prepping for an IT certification test and I’m trying to get my latest project, the novel, How to Sex Your Snake finished and … Continue reading

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