Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Guest Post – #Wedding – I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now! by Alex Craigie #FridayFinds #Reblogs #Inspiration

I’m sure we’ve all thought to ourselves, If I knew then what I know now… Fellow author and blogger Sally Cronin has shared this idea with other writers and featured their responses on her blog. In the post I’m sharing today, author Alex Craigie talks about a regret associated with her wedding.

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There are countless things that I know now that I didn’t know then. With hindsight, most of them were trivial and inconsequential.

As a very young child there were more mysteries in life than answers. Clouds, beards, mirrors –all were beyond the comprehension of someone so unfamiliar with the world.

 

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Smorgasbord Bookshelf 2022- Share an Extract from your latest book – #Family, #Dementia, Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me by Abbie Johnson Taylor #FridayFi9nds #Excerpts #Inspiration

A photo of Abbie smiling in front of a white background. She has short brown hair which is cut short and frames her face. She is wearing a bright red shirt and a dark, flowy scarf swirled with hues of purple, pinks and blues.

Thanks to Sally Cronin​ for publishing an excerpt from my latest book, Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me, on her blog today. Thanks to Sally Cronin​ for publishing an excerpt from my latest book, Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me, on her blog today.

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In this series you are invited to share an extract of 500 words from your most recent book published within the last 12 months. Details at the end of the post.

The aim of the series

  1. To showcase your latest book and sell some more copies.
  2. Gain more reviews for the book.
  3. Promote a selection of your other books that are available.

Today an extract from the latest release by Abbie Johnson Taylor…Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me

About the book

Sixteen-year-old Natalie’s grandmother, suffering from dementia and confined to a wheelchair, lives in a nursing home and rarely recognizes Natalie. But one Halloween night, she tells her a shocking secret that only she and Natalie’s mother know. Natalie is the product of a one-night stand between her mother, who is a college English teacher, and another professor.

After some research, Natalie learns that people with dementia often have vivid memories…

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – #Family – Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me by Abbie Taylor #TuesdayTidbit #Inspiration #Reblogs

Image contains: Abbie, smiling.Thanks to fellow blogger Sally Cronin for featuring my new book, Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me, on her site today. Happy reading!

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Very pleased to share the news of the latest release by Abbie Taylor…Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me

About the book

Sixteen-year-old Natalie’s grandmother, suffering from dementia and confined to a wheelchair, lives in a nursing home and rarely recognizes Natalie. But one Halloween night, she tells her a shocking secret that only she and Natalie’s mother know. Natalie is the product of a one-night stand between her mother, who is a college English teacher, and another professor.

After some research, Natalie learns that people with dementia often have vivid memories of past events. Still not wanting to believe what her grandmother has told her, she finds her biological father online. The resemblance between them is undeniable. Not knowing what else to do, she shows his photo and website to her parents.

Natalie realizes she has some growing up to do. Scared and confused, she reaches out to her biological father…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives -#NewSeries – #Pot Luck – My Favorite Commercials – Abbie Johnson Taylor #FridayFinds #Inspiration #Reblogs

This is my lucky day. Yet another blogger is featuring me on her site today. Here, Sally Cronin shares an archived post about my favorite television commercials. Enjoy, and please feel free to share your own favorites.

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Since this series began in January 2018 there have been over 1100 Posts from Your Archives where bloggers have taken the opportunity to share posts to a new audience… mine.

The topics have ranged from travel, childhood, recipes, history, family and the most recent series was #PotLuck where I shared a random selection of different topics. This series is along the same lines… but is a ‘Lucky Dip’

In this series I will be sharing posts from the first six months of 2021 – details of how you can participate are at the end of the post.

This is the second post by Abbie Johnson Taylor and in this post she shares her favourite commercials.

My Favorite Commercials – Abbie Johnson Taylor

Welcome to another edition of Open Book Blog Hop. This week’s question is: “What commercial do you hate? What commercial is your favorite? (YouTube link us if possible)…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives -#NewSeries – #Pot Luck – #Short Story – Just My Luck by Abbie Johnson Taylor #FridayFinds

Thanks to fellow blogger Sally Cronin for publishing my story, “Just My Luck,” on her site. Enjoy!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Since this series began in January 2018 there have been over 1100 Posts from Your Archives where bloggers have taken the opportunity to share posts to a new audience… mine.

The topics have ranged from travel, childhood, recipes, history, family and the most recent series was #PotLuck where I shared a random selection of different topics. This series is along the same lines… but is a ‘Lucky Dip’

In this series I will be sharing posts from the first six months of 2021 – details of how you can participate are at the end of the post.

This is the first post by Abbie Johnson Taylor and in this post she shares a short story that illustrates the need to be careful when sending gifts….

Just My Luck by Abbie Taylor

The weekend after I was laid off from my job as a guidance counselor at the local high school…

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