Snapshots of Jamaica & A Winner

Friday, August 19, 2011


I dislike veering off track once I start along a particular path, but I don’t have a choice today. I didn’t prep today’s post last night and left the phone connection, so can’t access the pictures I planned to post today. Nor will the phone email the darn pictures so I can post them! Anyhoo, had picture saved so here’s a lonely spathiphyllum bloom I captured months ago. We’ll be back to regularly scheduled programming next week. 



I also noticed this lovely picture on a stamp. It's a light house in Lover's Leap, St. Elizabeth. I couldn't resist posting it.

And now for the announcement of the week:-

Many thanks to all of you who dropped in and shared your thoughts on A Line in the Ice by Jamie Craig. All the names went into a spreadsheet and the winner chosen through random.org is
Nas Dean
Congratulations, Nas!

If you didn’t do the poll and you have the time and you enjoyed the interview, please take a moment to vote for my blog here. Scroll to the bottom of the page to cast your vote. I'd really appreciate your support. 

This week, I did an interview with Wendy here and did a reading from Contraband here. Feel free to drop by if you have another minute to spare. 

Have a great weekend and make sure you get some reading and/or writing done!

20 comments:

  1. I'll show some love for the wonderful plant :)

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  2. Thanks for stopping in guys! Good thing, Sarah. The plant might have gotten a wee bit jealous.

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  3. Awesome pictures! And don't worry I'll be writing all day long LOL! Have a great weekend!

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  4. Cool pics! I think I've got a plant like that:)

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  5. Lighthouse and flower are beautiful. I'm sorry your phone is bratting out at you though.

    And congrats to Nas!

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  6. Congratulations, Nas! I would be having a mini meltdown at the commo snafus though. :)

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  7. Hi Joy,

    Thanks so much for the win! I'm so excited!

    And thanks for sharing the lovely photos.

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  8. Hi Joy,
    Good luck in the contest thingy, I just voted for your blog.

    OMG, y'all have expensive stamps if I'm reading that right. Sixty bucks is kinda steep for a letter. :)

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  9. I love the stamp. No idea why, but I have a thing for lighthouses. Always thought they were beautiful. :-)

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  10. Glad for you too, Nas. I enjoyed the book myself and like I said, I'm not a sci-fi/paranormal fan.

    Tina, thanks ever so much. The cost of living is extremely high in Jamaica. That $60 is = to roughly sixty-nice U.S. cents. Dunno if that is still expensive in your world.

    Misha, yes, the lighthouse is fascinating. Didn't even know there was one in St. Elizabeth!

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  11. Congratulations to Nas!

    I've seen those kinds of plants before--I didn't know that was their name, those. Spathiphyllum.

    Cool lighthouse!

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  12. Intriguing pictures. Off to visit the links you suggested!

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  13. Thanks for sharing the pictures. I will check those links too. Enjoy the weekend. Happy reading and writing!

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