Author Archives: Tonette Joyce

About Tonette Joyce

Tonette was a once-fledgling lyricists-bookkeeper, turned cook/baker/restaurateur and is now exploring different writing venues,(with a stage play recently completed). She has had poetry and nonfiction articles published in the last few years. Tonette has been married to her only serious boyfriend for more than thirty years and she is, as one person described her, family-oriented almost to a fault. Never mind how others have described her, she is,(shall we say), a sometime traditionalist of eclectic tastes.She has another blog : "Tonette Joyce:Food,Friends,Family" here at WordPress.She and guests share tips and recipes for easy entertaining and helps people to be ready for almost anything.

One of These Things Is Not Like the Others…

This week’s topic is Three Facts, One Fiction about our lives, and you are to choose which you think is the one that is not true. Sticking with a writing theme, I offer these. However, I cheated a bit: All … Continue reading

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Verily, My List Varies

The question this time around is: What’s on our shopping list this week and why? Actually, I could give one obvious answer every week: whatever is on sale, which answers both parts of the question. Food fan that I have … Continue reading

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List-Ten

I am usually left out of many of the Facebook writer’s challenges because although I am a published writer, I am not a published book author. However, a rather famous author of my personal acquaintance recently hit me topic: Ten … Continue reading

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Overbooked

Free Week and I meant to have a guest, but an author I asked had a lot of commitments, so she asked me to check back with her, but…guess whose mind got pre-occupied? Very occupied, not just my mind, but … Continue reading

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Learning From Parents

I find this week’s topic difficult: If we had to write a letter to our parents, what would we thank them for? I had a relationship with my father that is better left undiscussed. It was not just with me, … Continue reading

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Socially Graceful

This week we’re talking about using social media. If you want to talk about Facebook, I’m there all the time. You see, twenty years ago I moved to a small town. (Insert your own jokes here.) It isn’t easy. For … Continue reading

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If I Were A Rich (Wo)Man…

This week’s topic is “What would you do if you had a million dollars,( tax free). Oh, my! As important as telling you what I would do, I will also point out what I would not do. The first thing is: … Continue reading

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