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Daniella Blackwood fought Apaches, the Army, her own family.

She fought hatred, prejudice, jealousy and greed.

She fought for solitude, for peace.  For her very life.

But she could not fight the love in Travis Colton's eyes.

Apache Magic

Book 1 of the Award Winning Apache-Colton Series


Janis's Favorite Sayings

Just for fun, here are some of the slogans, sayings, quotes, mottos, and one-liners that I've been collecting over the years.  In most instances I have no idea who said them, but when I do know, I'll list the author.  So, here they are, in no particular order except that when I add to the list, I'll add to the top of it.   Enjoy!

  • "Dear Lord -- So far today, I'm doing all right.  I have not gossiped, lost my temper, been greedy, grumpy, nasty, selfish, or self-indulgent.  I have not whined, complained, cursed, or eaten any chocolate.  I have charged nothing on my credit card.  But, I will be getting out of bed in a minute, and I think I will really need your help then."

  • "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather, to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, "Wow!  What a Ride!"

  • "It's not the direction of the wind that determines your direction in life, it's the set of your sails."

  • "Keep your fork the best is yet to come."

  • "It's hard to put your foot in your mouth if you keep your mouth shut."

  • "Read a Romance your heart with thank you."  Janis Reams Hudson, for the Romance Writers of America web site

  • "Smart women read Romance."  (I think this belongs to author Susan Wiggs)

  • "Just do it"  Nike

  • "Caution!  Next mood swing:  6 minutes."

  • "Real women don't have hot flashes, they have Power Surges!" (on a T-shirt my husband bought me)

  • "I have PMS and a handgun.  Any questions?"

  • "I did not - have - sexual relations with that woman . . ."   President William Jefferson Clinton

  • "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?"

  • Never Kiss a Goat on the Lips (This was the title of a book that came out years ago about a family's adventures in moving to the country.  It's also very good advice!)

  • "Some leaders are born women" Evan Picone clothing tag

  • "It's a poor dog that won't wag its own tail." Georgina Gentry's grandmother.

  • "Well I'll swan." my grandmother, Myrtle Lillian Miller Brown

  • A favorite example of how things can be skewed by taking them out of context (or edited by some crafty editor) comes from the Bible:  "Judas hanged himself" followed later with, "Go thou and do likewise."


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