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Welcome to This Awful/Awesome Life! My name is Frances Joyce. I am the publisher and editor of this magazine. We'll be exploring different topics each month to inform, entertain and inspire you. Meet new authors, sharpen your brain and pick up a few tips on life, love, entertaining and business. Enjoy and please share!

Celebrating Spring in Pictures

Spring is finally here. Get outside and enjoy nature's beauty while you "unplug" and celebrate  with family and friends. If you can't make the tulip festival in Holland or Washington state, let us bring some of the beauty to you.


The April Quiz: Baseball goes to the Movies

Glory Years: A Century of Excellence in Sports by Jim O'Brien - a Review by Fran Joyce