Thursday, December 1, 2011

I've Kept a Secret!!!

                                                        Shhhhhhhhhh.............

Remember that scene in French Kiss when Meg Ryan is ecstatic over 


having had a "chance" encounter with Matthew Broderick on the beach?   


And she's leaping and grinning and wanting to high-five oh, so, blase 


Kevin Kline?  And he just leaves her hanging?  That was me just six


months ago.  Unfortunately, no sexy Kevin Kline in sight but there I


was grinning ear to ear in the Palomar Hotel lobby having just read


an email that sent me over the moon with uncontrolled joy!  Ready to


high-five.... no one in sight that would get me!  Oh, well!  I still was


a happy girl!  The email??  ClothPaperScissors had  selected me


to write an article for their premier issue of Pages!  I had sent in a


proposal just on a lick and a prayer that they would be interested and


"Oh, mylanta!" they were!!!  But I didn't tell a soul.  Superstitious. 


Afraid they would change their mind.  Communications flew between


the editor and myself getting the article ready for publication.  So, it


WOULD happen!  But still, I didn't tell a soul.  I wanted to see it in my


hands and on the newstands before I shouted it to the world (or at


least anyone who lended an ear.. willing or not!) Soooooo.... drum roll....







Ta-da!!!!  Here is the cover of their new publication!  And here I am......




pages 22 - 25


Who cares if Kevin Kline would leave me hanging.... like Meg

Ryan, I still have a big ol' grin on my face!




18 comments:

  1. Congratulations, and you are one smart girl to keep it under wraps! I will be sure to pick up a copy when I see it. L

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  2. Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    What a great Christmas present to the test of us!
    Love you!!!!!
    Xoxo Deb

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  3. lulu.... you just never know if something will fall through.. for whatever reason. Heaven knows, as a mom, I can remember many a time I said we would do something only to change plans. Don't want to repeat that ever again!! Thanks for the congrats!!

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  4. Hooray!!! Yea!!! Congrats, I love that mag, and love your style!=)
    Hollie

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  5. Holly... thanks a bunch! The quotes were from a book written in the early '30s. Just amazing how advanced the author was in understanding the power of women!

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  6. Yay! how wonderful and it's a beautiful page!

    I understand the 'don't want to breathe a word' feeling. I have one scheduled for March!

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  7. Oh, I can't wait, Elaine! Let us know as soon as possible!

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  8. Oh Kadee I am so excited for you!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!! XOXOXOXO

    Carrie

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  9. Rachel... how's married life! Still smiling, I imagine! Thanks for good wishes on my blog!

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  10. YOU GO GIRL!
    WOW>>>you can keep a secret!

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  11. Michelle... and you were the last one to leave that day. I hadn't gotten the email from ClothPaperScissors at that point so I had no one to high-five. It was almost you, though!!

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  12. Congrats! Sounds like a big step. I think it may have been Timothy Hutton (I think that's his name), Matthew was not in French Kiss. Either way, the moment was captured!

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  13. Sabrina... you're right! It WAS Timothy Hutton! Wasn't that the best movie?

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  14. Congrads my friend! I am so happy for you!

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  15. Thanks, Teresa! You're so sweet! I gotta keep this thing going and send in other ideas for articles. Put that on my new years resolutions!! :~)

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