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About grandawn

I work as administrative support in the Oklahoma State University Art Dept. For the past few years, I have been responsible for finances, paperwork, and other decisions for my parents who lived in Texas. Working now to finalize everything after Father's death in 2012 and Mother's death in 2013. I also keep busy blogging, writing children's books, and occasionally shooting commercials. I live in Oklahoma, USA. I have three wonderful grandchildren. I am a teacher, writer, actor, singer. . . and whatever else I can manage.

I Voted!

Today, I did something that I hope all Americans of voting age did–I voted in the Presidential Election. I don’t discuss politics. I don’t figure I’m going to change anyone’s mind about what they believe regarding the candidates and the … Continue reading

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Live Today and FREE Tomorrow on Amazon! I Peed My Pants for My Mom: Aging Semi-Gracefully?

My new eBook I Peed My Pants for My Mom: Aging Semi-Gracefully? is now Live on Amazon! And it’s FREE for 5 days starting Tomorrow! (Due to some technical issues with Kindle and/or Amazon, the FREE promotion couldn’t start today.) I need … Continue reading

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eBook Release Getting Closer! This Weekend?

If everything goes according to plan, my new eBook will go Live on this weekend! Hurray! Until the full book is available, here is a short Preview that you can check out. The Preview has an older version of … Continue reading

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New eBook Almost Ready for Release!

It’s almost ready! I Peed My Pants for My Mom: Aging Semi-Gracefully? – Humor in life and aging. After much work, discussion, work – final (maybe?) cover: I’ll be releasing the book soon as a Kindle eBook on Here is … Continue reading

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Help Me Choose a Book Cover for Adult eBook

Okay–I’ve been writing and publishing children’s books about Benjamin Boo. I love it! It is so much fun to write, photograph, and produce the children’s picture books. And I will definitely be continuing this part of my journey. But now, … Continue reading

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Benjamin Boo Books Update

I have been crazy busy working on my children’s books! I have been so involved with writing, publishing, and promoting them that I haven’t had time to even update the Benjamin Boo page on this blog. I actually haven’t had … Continue reading

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Fun Fact Friday: Crocodile Tears

Have you ever seen someone crying but you thought they were just pretending to be sad? Well, fake tears are many times referred to as “crocodile tears.” Check out this website to get more information about crocodile tears: Do … Continue reading

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Let’s Try Walking

2nd Daughter and I decided to try walking in the mornings. Not that we don’t already know how to walk. It’s just that walking very far on a consistent basis is, basically, a foreign concept in our lives. We thought … Continue reading

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Things I Hate About Getting Older: The Hop-Skip-Topple

Getting older has its perks:  senior discounts, more life experience, senior discounts, wisdom—sometimes, senior discounts, the opportunity to show my eccentricities—sometimes, senior discounts. . . But the body getting older can be a real pain! The other day I started … Continue reading

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I Hate the Cold!

In my head, I know the cold season is important – let’s things ‘rest,’ kills the bugs, etc. But my body does not like it one little bit! I guess it’s time to put up my trusty door hangar. Do … Continue reading

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