It’s been very quiet here on the blog in recent weeks and and it’s blessedly quiet here at the Writing Castle right now. I had some construction going on for the past couple of weeks, which means the daylight hours have been filled with the sounds of sawing, hammering, and workers talking back and forth. The results have been worth it, but I’m definitely enjoying the sounds of silence for now.
The other Eight Ladies have been busily writing away during the blog’s quiet period and you can see the results of those efforts on their author pages out on Amazon. I just picked up Kay’s latest book–Ms. Trust (A Venus and Mars Affair)–the other day and am looking forward to reading it this weekend. If the cover is any indication, it will be a fun story.
If you are reading this on October 15th, it’s “National Mammography Day”. Consider this a friendly reminder to make sure to get your regularly scheduled mammograms. Early detection can truly be a life saver.
Every year on the third Friday in October, National Mammography Day joins in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
This day serves as a reminder to all women that the best defense is early detection. A mammogram can often detect a problem before there is any outward physical sign. Visit your doctor and set up a mammogram.
Encourage loved ones in your life to also schedule a mammogram. Know your family history and share it with your physician. Some with high risk will need to have their first mammography sooner. Use #NationalMammographyDay to post on social media.
For the next few days I’ll be celebrating a few days off of work. With no on-going construction distractions and some lovely weather in the forecast, I’ll be heading outside for a little mental and physical recharging. And then there are those new books just clamoring for my attention. Decisions, decisions.
Whatever I wind up doing with my time off, I plan to pour myself a glass of homemade lemonade and give today’s writing prompt and random words a try after work.
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