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Top 3 Ways to Show You are Unique

Top 3 Ways to Show You are Unique

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s have a little fun with a top 3 list: Top 3 Ways to Show You are Unique Don’t do the Ice Bucket Challenge: What’s this you say? The ice bucket challenge is long gone–yes, true, but there’s always something like it on social media that encourages you to do what everyone else is doing; comment if you see blue/brown, make a list of 365 things […]

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Winner of The Strong One and A Chance to Win: Afraid of Everything by Karen Jones Gowen
By     |    Mar 3, 2015
Posted in: Books, Family, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Women's Fiction, Writing     |    4 Comments

Winner of The Strong One and A Chance to Win: Afraid of Everything by Karen Jones Gowen

We have a lot to discuss on the Lit Ladies, today. First we want to announce the winner of THE STRONG ONE contest, and then tell you about a book where the main character deals with her strength, and a chance to win this book on the Rafflecopter form below. So let’s go! Thank you to everyone who nominated someone for The Strong One recognition. If you haven’t had a […]

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Update on Strong One Nominations
By     |    Feb 24, 2015
Posted in: Advocating, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women     |    No Comments

Update on Strong One Nominations

Thanks to everyone who has already nominated a STRONG ONE either in the comments of last week’s post or by emailing me (margo (at) margodill.com) your nomination. We are so honored that you are sharing a strong person in your life with us. We have read some incredible stories: 93-year-old kind writer who is still writing and publishing her work 91-year-old writer who has had multiple health issues and is […]

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Nominate A Strong Person You Know
By     |    Feb 17, 2015
Posted in: Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women     |    17 Comments

Nominate A Strong Person You Know

A couple weeks ago, we had a discussion on the Lit Ladies blog and on Facebook about what makes people strong. A lot of smart people had a lot to say in the comments. But to sum it up, if you missed it, basically being strong means being resourceful and smart–knowing when you need some help and not backing down in the face of adversity. It doesn’t mean you have […]

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A Pet Peeve About Songs On the Radio
By     |    Feb 3, 2015
Posted in: Humor, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, What to REALLY worry about     |    6 Comments

A Pet Peeve About Songs On the Radio

Here’s something that drives me CRAZY! It has to do with songs on the radio, and I know someone will be able to explain FCC regulations to me, but that’s not what I’m going for here. Read on, and you’ll see. . . I currently LOVE the Meghan Trainor song, “All About That Bass.” If you’ve never listened to the words, here are some to just give you a hint […]

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What Does it Mean to Be Strong?
By     |    Jan 27, 2015
Posted in: Sandwich Lady, Strong and special kids, Strong Girls and Women     |    5 Comments

What Does it Mean to Be Strong?

The second part of my new tagline is Be Strong. What does it mean to BE STRONG? To my four-year-old, it probably means someone who is able to lift really heavy stuff. That might even be what my stepson (14) would think, too. But this is something we say to people who are going through turmoil and tough life events: “You are so strong.” “Use your inner strength.” “Be strong.” […]

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Be Unique
By     |    Jan 20, 2015
Posted in: Books, Parenting, Sandwich Lady, Strong and special kids, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    1 Comment

Be Unique

The first part of my new tagline is BE UNIQUE. I think it is possibly one of the hardest things to do in a world where people who are truly unique are often criticized, bullied, and in some places–ostracized. But let’s look at it on even a smaller scale. What happens to kids and teens who do not fit the mold of what everyone else is doing? We don’t have […]

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