From annamaria’s Desk

The weekend is usually a time for rest or maybe running all the errands we have no time for during the working week. Likewise, the tour will take the weekend off and resume on Monday, June 9.

Traffic is usually slower on weekends, even I’m slower on weekends as I get out of bed around 7:30-8:00 o’clock instead of the usual 5:55am. To me the extra hour or two are heaven-sent. I enjoy them to the fullest.

I then indulge in a triple espresso with a dash of unsweetened almond milk. The mornings are all mine. The girls love to sleep in on Saturdays so the house is quiet and serene.

I’ve finished reading Demon Stones for my friend Michael and now I’m reading The Globalization Paradox by Dani Rodrik–yes, some heavy-duty reading. I never know when I’ll need to use economics and globalization in one of my novels. Depending on where White Swans is going, it will be handy to know a little more in-depth about the subject.

A New Era, is shaping up quite nicely and I’m aiming to complete the writing in a week or two so I can concentrate on the initial edits before turning it over to my editor.

What is your weekend indulgence? Do you enjoy the quiet mornings filled with the chirping of birds?

Well, I’m off to read about globalization. I hope you all have a safe and relaxing weekend.

 

 

 

 

About annamaria

Although born in the United States, Annamaria Bazzi spent a great deal of her childhood in Sicily, Italy, in a town called Sciacca. Italian was the language spoken at home. Therefore, she had no problems when she found herself growing up in a strange country. Upon returning to the states, she promised herself she would speak without an accent. She attended Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Computers with a minor in Spanish. Annamaria spent twenty years programming systems for large corporations, creating innovative solution, and addressing customer problems. During those years, she raised four daughters and one husband. Annamaria lives in Richmond Virginia with her small family where she now dedicates a good part of her day writing.
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