Wednesday, August 21, 2019

New Beginnings by Karen Kelley #RomanceGems


I’m ready for fall. August in Texas can be brutal. Not to mention what a crazy month it has been. We were staying with our daughter and her family until our house was ready. We didn’t think that day would ever come. But it did and we’re all moved in. After 3 ½ years of traveling in a 350 square feet fifth wheel to see 39 states, we’ve settled down again in a home without wheels. I have to admit, we were a little sad, but this is a brand new adventure. We’ll still travel, but in a different way.

We also celebrated (a few weeks early) our 50th wedding anniversary. Wow, has that much time already gone by. They say time flies when you’re having fun. I guess whoever said that was right. Our kids surprised us with a party and a cruise. Karl and I are super excited. We’ve only been on one, and it was very brief, but we had a blast. This time we’re headed for the Mayan ruins! This has been on our bucket list for a while.

Then we headed to Port Aransas with our son and grandson for 5 days. Our grandson is 9 and we had a great time teaching him how to fish. We walked on the beach and collected shells and a whole lot of new memories. Speaking of which, our son did a collage of pictures and had them put on one sheet in a beautiful frame.

But then they flew back to Michigan. The house is quiet once again. Now it’s me and Karl. I have an office again and plan on having a lot of new releases. If you haven’t had a chance to grab my newest, Bless Your Heart, is the start of a brand new series and just released this month. It has a sexy, small town flavor. I hope you enjoy my, It’s A Southern Thang series (intentionally misspelled, pronounced with a Texas drawl).

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Best Wishes,
             Karen Kelley
             www.authorkarenkelley.com


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10 comments:

  1. Best Wishes on Fifty Years, your new home, the cruise and all those releases. Phew! What a life. And Happy Fall.

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  2. Sounds like it's all still a good time. Enjoy!

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  3. Good luck with everything. Congrats on your anniversary. 50 years is such an accomplishment! Nicely done!

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  4. What a fabulous time you've had, Karen! Life is change and yours certainly has. I enjoyed hearing about your travels, but now that you'll be writing more...I'll love all the new books too. Congratulations on, well...everything!

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    1. Thanks, Bonnie! We went walking this morning. So many deer in the area. It almost feels like we're RVing LOL

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  5. Congratulations on your anniversary and finally getting your office. I know you're going to love staying put for a while at least.

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  6. You are so right, Joan. I need to catch up on my writing. I'm absolutely loving having an office again.

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