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Friday, October 26, 2018

Back Home, Blurry-Eyed and Bumm-Numb by Vonnie Davis

Evie, my nine-month-old Shih-Tzu--also known as "Buick Grill" (note smile)--and I putted into the driveway around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. It had taken us 18 hours to drive from northern Indiana to southern Virginia. A two-day jaunt. Getting there took us 21 hours. My daughter Amy kept calling. "Where are you now, Mom?"

I may have made a few wrong turns here and there!

Yes, I do have a GPS. Two old ones, in fact....LOST in my garage. My grandson downloaded WAZE to my cellphone. But I still managed to zig when I should have zagged. 

Seeing the family is always great, isn't it? Hugs and kisses amid laughter.  My two little great-grandsons, Benjamin and Zander have grown so much. And just how I could have "greats" when I'm barely 39 is a mystery to me.

If I hadn't driven enough, I drove across the state to meet up  with two other authors for an afternoon of writing talk and laughter.

Sunday brought my son-in-law a surprise. I had tickets for Bart, Amy, and me to attend a Colts game. Thank goodness they won.

During the 44 hours of driving this past week, I did a lot of plotting for another series. This may explain my getting lost so many times. How many of you plot or mentally write a chapter when you drive...or shower...or go to the movies? Odd how our minds work, isn't it?

And I'm home. My bed is waiting for me. Evie is already there. When you travel, do you feel like you need a vacation after you get home? Boy-oh-boy, I will definitely sleep in tomorrow. Until next time, take care and stay healthy. Hugs.
Vonnie Davis writes sizzling romance with a twist. Visit her at


  1. I love your Evie! She looks like my Scruff. He is 5 though, so she'd have to like an older man ;) Oh and I'm always mentally plotting. People have probably mistaken me for the kid in The Shining the way I'll stare off into space and sometimes mumble to myself.

    1. You stare off, too? I've had people in restaurants ask me why I'm glaring at them. I shake my head and go, "Huh? Was I? Sorry, I was mentally writing a romance (or murder, depending on how nasty they are)." Scruff sounds cute.

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    1. Thanks, Chele. Since it rained all day today, I'm glad to be off the highway.

  3. I enjoyed this Vonnie, and am glad to hear of your travels and good family time. Darling puppy.


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