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.

Missing Bobby;Found Lamb

On this ‘Free Week” we were reminded of re-reading books by our Tuesday Fox, Joselyn. It lead me to think of how many times I re-read nursery rhymes, or insisted that they be read and re-read to me. I have … Continue reading

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Kidding About Money

We are discussing how we earned money as a kid. I  remember that I got allowance for a short time. My friend,( who lived a few doors up), and I decided to have a club. Since we both had female … Continue reading

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“Gathering” Dishes

We are talking about dishes and their meaning in our lives this week. I have started giving away many of my vast collection of serving dishes, cake plates, etc. I am a recovering after-holiday clearance shopper. Those special plates are … Continue reading

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Do You Know Bob and Mary Sue?

On these, our “Free Weeks”, more often than not, I like to stay on writing. In doing so, I’d like to formally introduce you to two people whom I had seen and heard, but until recently, I didn’t know their … Continue reading

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“Write” Here

Yes, not using “Right” was intentional, since this week we are discussing where we write. And here I sit: My HP All-In-One has been my place of choice for the past three years…except when it has broken-down three times this … Continue reading

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Guest: Geoff Rodkey!

Today it is my delight and honor to have the writer who has been at the top of my guest-wish list for a long time: Geoff Rodkey.   If you are not immediately familiar with the name, I know you … Continue reading

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“Airs” in the Air

This week the topic is “Outdoor Concerts”, yet, I haven’t attended many. I enjoy music and have seen many performances, (although nowhere near as many as I would like), but nearly all have been indoors. We have a family history … Continue reading

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