Tuesday, November 27, 2012

I Need To Get Over Myself


Has everyone recovered from Thanksgiving?  Mine was easy, we went out to eat.  No mess.  No leftovers.  But next year I have to cook.  I'll think about that when the time comes...

When I wrote Gracie's Diary, I never really thought anyone would be interested in reading it...  aside from family and close friends.  So I have to say that the 'attention' that I am getting is a little uncomfortable at times.  This is the second week in a row that my pastor at church has made the announcement about my book.  Last week he had me stand up in front of the 200+ people there.  Ugh!  I know.  I need to get over myself, right?  

So yesterday I had fun getting the free books ready to send out to the winners of the Thanksgiving drawing.  Hopefully you will get your books within a week or so.  

It's been a busy time here.  The book.  The husband.  The grandkids.  Work.  The dog.  Christmas.  

The house is a mess.  But I'll think about that tomorrow... 

My 2nd book review: (its kind of exciting to get on Amazon and find out someone said something nice about your book. I'm just waiting on the 1st bad one, where my heart will drop... and then I'll say, 'what do they know?'  LOL.  sour grapes, right)

5.0 out of 5 stars Home is where your dog is November 26, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Amazon Verified Purchase
I finished reading this book over the Thanksgiving break, curled up with my little dog. I can see why this is a story that the author felt needed to be written for it was one of faith, endurance and pure commitment. I found myself completely captivated by the lives and the stories told within the pages of this book. I was new to the subject of "parent alienation" and felt that the author did a very excellent job in explaining this and how everyone involved was affected. I admired how she and her husband continue to be advocates for this cause. I was truly blessed by this story, knowing that Bobbi's strength comes from Christ (and knowing that He provided Gracie for the journey). Gracie's Diary portion was truly priceless (and laugh out-loud!). Thank you for sharing your story!



Dear Diary,  Mom says this is the time of year I get clingy.  A girls gotta stay warm.  I am resourceful.  She should be thankful for a very smart dog.  Gracie.



16 comments:

Wanda's Wings said...

Your reviews are great. So proud of you.

Inger said...

I was looking for your email address, but can't find it here. Please write me at ingerwiltz@aol.com regarding fishducky and I will get right back to you. Thank you so much for thinking of me with the book, but I so wanted to honor you and your efforts by actually buying it. I don't now what happened to your email, I may have erased it by mistake. I am not feeling so great. I didn't check my email for several days and so much had piled up. I will check my emails tomorrow for sure though, so please drop me a line.

Inger said...

Samson Says: Gracie, you have the cutest EARS!! XOXO, your Samson

Tweedles -- that's me said...

We know you book is just awsome- it has to be- because you wrote it, and its all true.
love
tweedles

Janie Junebug said...

Gracie looks so adorable in "her" bed. Congratulations on rave reviews.

Love,
Janie

That corgi :) said...

You did a wonderful thing, Bobbi. You wrote a book and you actually got it published! That's an accomplishment! Enjoy it while it lasts :) (and I hope it lasts a long time)

can't wait to read the book and review it on my blog and Amazon; I'm sure it will be another raving review!!

betty

Jenni said...

WooHoo! It was fun reading that Rave review!! Must say I am looking forward to reading "the book" myself.... anything with Gracie in it HAS to be a "masterpiece"......

Gracie, my darling furry angel that just "adopted" us recently has been pretty clingy and cuddly lately, too.....and I am SO HAPPY.... there is nothing like doggie cuddles, and after we lost our Jazz, I missed them so much....

Hugs,
Jenni

Gloria Hood said...

Awesome Bobbi! Stay warm Gracie!
Lovies, Miss Mindy

Theresa said...

Sweet:) I am so proud of you, enjoy every minute! Gracie is precious all wrapped up like a gift! Have a blessed day dear Bobbi, HUGS!

Ginny said...

The review gives me chills, I can't wait to read it!!! And wow, your Pastor read it too, and recommends it! Well, you deserve it all, you have been writing it for so long. I can't remember a time when you weren't.

NanaNor's said...

Hi Gracie, I think you look adorable all cuddled up; Hunter stays warm at night between my hubby and me. I have thought of putting a fleece sweater on him though when it is really cold. I can't wait to read your book and I will do a post and a review.
Hugs, Noreen & Hunter

Jim said...

You better get used to it Bobbi! And I will be able to say that I knew her when......!

Gracie is the 'Sophia Loren' of dogs!! I have no idea where that came from! Gracie is gorgeous, that's all.

sophie...^5 said...

The tension mounts as the book wends its way to Sophie's house....can't wait...and...yeah...get over yourself...teasing!
Ron

Madi and Mom said...

Gracie congratulations on getting your mom to write your story....we are not at all surprised by its popularity...your sweet face and your Mom's love for you have always been
evident in your blog.
Hugs your BFFF
madi

Liz said...

That's great that you are getting awesome reviews on your book! I know that makes you feel that it was all worth it!

sn said...

How do I get a copy ? I live in India :)