AUTHOR’S CORNER: Party Time In the Campbell Kingdom Birthday and Thanksgiving

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NOVEMBER 29, 2019.


*** Hello.

I hope all are well this fine day and that you had a grand holiday no matter how you spent it.

Here, I’m getting over the holiday which for Campbell and me was a double celebration.

Campbell turned 11-years-old yesterday so, between that and Thanksgiving, we had much celebrating to do. LOL.

Did I do too much work? Well… Not really, but since I’m not used to standing in the kitchen for long periods of time, which I did several times throughout the day yesterday putting together things like potato salad, stuffing and rubbing down the turkey thus readying it for its baking bag and the oven, as well as continuously rinsing dishes and putting them into the dishwasher and wiping down counters so as to keep things neat as I went, my feet and lower back are hollering at me.

Campbell and I went on a couple of great walks, and though they weren’t as long as we used to take it was great to see him out and about enjoying himself in the warm late Autumn sun and crisp breeze.

We also had some drop in company. I got my first Christmas present when my landlady dropped by to visit and check on the house. She gave me a wonderful pair of fleece slippers which have the little nonskid things on the bottoms. They’re incredibly soft and comfortable. I had a bad moment last evening when I thought they might not fit. Then I realized that my feet were swollen and decided to wait until this morning to try them and YAY! They do indeed fit. I’m wearing them now.

Campbell and my half wild Winter Cat shared the giblets and though I didn’t actually see Winter Cat have his I’m certain he enjoyed them.

Throughout the day I partook of three or four glasses of Pink Moscato with frozen strawberries dropped in to chill and give it a bit of extra pizzazz, which I enjoyed muchly so, by 8:00 last evening, after a wonderfully long, hot shower and relief time for my boy we were both more than ready to flake out in bed with a book. We were in bed by 8:30 and though I sat the sleep timer for an hour I don’t think I heard more than about 15 minutes before I’d passed out.

It was a wonderful day filled of fun, food, and much reading and I enjoyed it quite a lot.

Though I must get back to work today, so my holiday edition of the annual Books and Those Who Make Them Happen Catalog can be ready to go out by Cyber Monday my heart is still overflowing with joy from such a wondrous day off.

Do tell? What did you all do for Thanksgiving?

I do so look forward to reading your replies.

Until next time, this is Patty who enjoyed her holiday mightily, and King Campbell who is warn out from all that partying saying…

May harmony find you, and blessid be.


Patty L. Fletcher

Author, Blogger, and Social Media Promotional Assistant


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About Patty L. Fletcher

About Patty October 2021 Patty and her guide dog Blue. Patty has her hair tied back in a low ponytail and rests her right hand on Blue's head. She wears a white shirt with a pink and purple butterfly on the front and light blue shorts. Blue is a handsome black lab. He wears a brown leather harness with a handle attached to the back and is smiling at the camera as he sits in front of Patty. In the background is a brick building with white, windowed doors and a flowerpot overflowing with pink and yellow blooms. Updated – October 2021 Patty Fletcher is a single mother with a beautiful daughter, of whom she is enormously proud. She has a great son-in-law and six beautiful grandchildren. From April 2011 through September 2020, she owned and handled a black Labrador from The Seeing Eye® named King Campbell Lee Fletcher A.K.A. Bubba. Sadly, after a long battle with illness on September 24, 2020, King Campbell went to the Rainbow Bridge where all is peace and love. In July 2021, she returned to The Seeing Eye® and was paired with a Black Labrador Golden Retriever cross named Blue. PATTY’S BLINDNESS… Patty was born one and a half months premature. Her blindness was caused by her being given too much oxygen in the incubator. She was partially sighted until 1991, at which time she lost her sight due to an infection after cataract surgery and high eye pressure. She used a cane for 31 years before making the change to a guide dog. WHERE SHE LIVES AND WORKS… Currently, Patty lives and works in Kingsport, Tenn. She’s the creator and owner of Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger, Business Assist), The Writer’s Grapevine Online Magazine and the creator and host of the Talk to Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing Podcast. WRITING GOAL… Patty writes with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disabled from the non-disabled. HOBBIES… Patty’s hobbies include reading, music, and attending book clubs via Zoom. FAVORITE TUNES… Some of her favorite types of tunes are classic rock, rhythm and blues, and classic country. FAVORITE READS… Patty enjoys fantasy, science fiction, and books about the supernatural. She loves books by Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Norah Roberts, and many more. Some favorite books include Norah Roberts’ Hide Away, Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series. SPIRITUAL FAITH… Patty describes herself as a spiritual Walker. She says she knows both Mother Goddess and Father God and embraces all they have to offer. CONTACT… Email: Visit: And: As well as:
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4 Responses to AUTHOR’S CORNER: Party Time In the Campbell Kingdom Birthday and Thanksgiving

  1. How well I know the slippers and sleep timer. LOL. So glad Thanksgiving was good for you and your birthday boy. I wasn’t feeling well, but still managed to prepare and enjoy dinner and dessert. Not being big fans of turkey here, we had ham and stuffing, green beans and sweet potatoes. It was a lovely quiet holiday.


    • Patty says:

      Hi, thank you for reading and for commenting. I do so enjoy hearing from readers. I felt good on Thanksgiving. But boy did I ever feel exhausted and overly stuffed the next day. LOL.


  2. Cooking big meals is a lot of work, Patty. My lower back and feet often ache on Christmas day which I always host. This sounds like a great holiday.


    • Patty L. Fletcher says:

      Hi Robbie.

      This was the last Thanksgiving and birthday that Campbell and I spent together.

      Had he lived today he’d have been 12-years-old.

      Thanks for reading and commenting.

      Patty L. Fletcher

      Self-Published Author and Social Media Promotional Assistant


      Website: .

      Food For Thought

      We all are the Light, automatically. So we really don’t have to go too much further than that. We all have a Light within us – it is the Soul; it is that spark of God, of the Divine, that activates our consciousness.

      -John-Roger, DSS

      Source: New Day Herald website


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