Tag Archives: Thea Phipps

NOW EXHALE . . .

Who has been to a chiropractor? I was 5 when I’d had my first chiropractic treatment. Age five was decades ago. When I was 5, groovy hordes the world over were busy embracing daisy chains, white vinyl, and LSD. Humans … Continue reading

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The Dog Whisperer vs. Beau – Part 1

A few weeks ago my mother informed me that she has been watching The Dog Whisperer on tv.  She told me that Cesar Millan, the host of the show and the Dog Whisperer himself, has been teaching her a lot … Continue reading

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Who Is Tamsin?

People ask me if the characters in my books come from real life – meaning, did I make them up from people that I know.  The answer is ‘Not really’.  That is my simple answer.  The more complicated answer is, ‘Uh … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go. . .

For those of us who are old enough to remember when life was groovy, you might recall a poem that began something like this: “You are a Child of the Universe . . .”  –  And from there it vortexed into … Continue reading

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Bring It On, UPS . . . !

If all goes according to schedule (Yeah, right), UPS will pull up in front of my house tomorrow, a man in brown shorts . . . in 40 degree weather. . . will dart to my front door with a package in … Continue reading

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Just What REALLY Goes On At A Book Signing?

I have been privileged to participate in several book signings.  Alas, I am not published (enough), or famous (at all), so I am not blessed with the 1 to 2 major signings that other authors enjoy.  These accomplished writers might … Continue reading

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How Do You Know When You Are Overweight?

No one’s weight stays the same.  We start out microscopic and grow until we are born.  And if our mothers are fortunate, we are able to emerge into the cruel world without first getting our head stuck like a jawbreaker in a pop bottle.  … Continue reading

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BUDDHA ON A STICK

I have had the privilege of being interviewed about my book and about my writing many times. Each experience has been unforgettable . . . to me, perhaps, but not to the interviewer who interviews many others far more interesting.  … Continue reading

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Alcohol-free speed dating, liederhosen, & books

Tomorrow will be the opening day of the International Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany.  It is an annual five-day affair, with more than 7,300 exhibitors from over 100 countries taking part.  There will be an estimated attendance of 10,000 journalists and over 300,000 … Continue reading

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