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Friday, October 7th, 2011

I’m here in Eureka Springs for the Ozark Writers Conference. Sis and I arrived last night and stayed in the Crescent Hotel. Two other friends, Brinda B. and Cyndi d’Alba were there as well. We had a formal five-course meal in the dining room—Lord, I’d forgotten how fabulous foie gras tastes! Anyway, we went on the ghost tour. I took tons of pictures, plenty with orbs and a few suspicious shadows, but nothing as creepy as my first visit here in June. I really think the ghosts were attracted to the 7-year-old then.

Today, we’re representing our RWA chapter and Rose’s Colored Glasses. When we arrived, they didn’t have a table for our stuff. My karma is just shit lately. Any suggesions from y’all for how to scrub it clean?

This morning David Morell (the Rambo creator) spoke. He had some very good advice, first and foremost being, “Become a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.” That’s so freaking true.

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16 comments to “Eureka!”

  1. Christi Anderson
    · October 7th, 2011 at 1:44 pm · Link

    you could try burning some sage

  2. Delilah Devlin
    · October 7th, 2011 at 2:13 pm · Link

    Christi! Good idea. I think my dd has some sage.

  3. Cynthia D'Alba
    · October 7th, 2011 at 2:30 pm · Link

    It’s my fault the ghosts didn’t haunt you last night. Ghosts just don’t like me!

    Can’t wait to visit with the big cats tonight and tomorrow

  4. Marika Weber
    · October 7th, 2011 at 3:12 pm · Link

    I agree, sage would work wonders. You have fun.

  5. Jet
    · October 7th, 2011 at 7:50 pm · Link

    Going on a ghost tour is on my to-do list but I am so easily freaked out I fear for the ear-drums of the people that go with me haha

    β€œBecome a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.” I really like that!

  6. red headed hellion
    · October 7th, 2011 at 8:03 pm · Link

    Yes, I have some sage….lol….Lots of it….and no, it’s not your Karma or anything…some ppl just suck….wish i was there! love you

  7. red headed hellion
    · October 7th, 2011 at 8:04 pm · Link

    oh btw….your web is not workin…wont connect in your office

  8. Diane Sadler
    · October 7th, 2011 at 8:16 pm · Link

    Always nice to know your DD still loves you! Have a great time.

  9. tammy ramey
    · October 7th, 2011 at 8:33 pm · Link

    not sure how to cleanse your karma but good thought couldn’t hurt, so i am sending them your way. πŸ™‚

  10. Jen B.
    · October 7th, 2011 at 9:05 pm · Link

    Sometimes karma is just shit. I find that if I find the nugget of good in the pile of bad and just smile through it, things tend to turn out great. I am a glass is half full kind of girl! Let’s face it, my husband may have taken a softball to the eye but it just meant that he was in the emergency room down the street from AAD so I was able to attend at least a little of the conference! See, glass is half full! Have fun at the conference!

  11. Becky W
    · October 8th, 2011 at 12:42 am · Link

    I’m not sure how to go about cleaning your karma, but I will try sending some good thoughts your way. I really like David Morell’s advice. I will have to remember that. Can’t wait to see the pictures that you have taken. Too bad it wasn’t like your first time. Have fun with the big cats.

  12. Shadow
    · October 8th, 2011 at 2:55 am · Link

    sage does wonders! light some and wave it around you, think happy thoughts! πŸ™‚
    also, if you can find a rock shop, or wiccan shop, there are certain rocks and crystals that you can get. ill look some up for you. crystals are a huge plus! (if you can get one, rinse it, and carry it in your pocket, it should help)
    hope things get better! have a ton of fun for us!

  13. Delilah
    · October 8th, 2011 at 10:36 am · Link

    Thanks for all the good thoughts coming my way—and the advice! And yes, Shadow, there’s a very good rock shop in my home town, so if you come up with any stones that will help purify the nasty stuff seeping into my life, I’d appreciate it!

  14. Shadow
    · October 8th, 2011 at 2:16 pm · Link

    im going to send you an email with what stones you should get and the info on them. πŸ™‚

  15. Delilah Devlin
    · October 8th, 2011 at 6:15 pm · Link

    Got the email, Shadow! Thanks so much!

  16. Shadow
    · October 8th, 2011 at 11:12 pm · Link

    You are very welcome! I also sent an email letting you know what they did. If you need anything, just let me know! πŸ™‚

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