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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!

Next Month in This Awful Awesome Life - July 2019

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For July, we’re going outdoors and on vacation. Where do you love to spend your summer days when you’re not working? Do you hide inside with the AC on full blast, head for the pool, work in the yard or hot the hiking and bike trails?

Where do you like to vacation? Are you a big city traveler, a beach bum or a mountain recluse?

We’ll be discussing fun and safety in the sun which includes proper hydration and sun screen. We’ll be asking Orlando Bartro about his latest trip to Italy and see if he has any travel tips to share.

Our writing team will be sharing some of their favorite travel spots and hopefully a few of their favorite memories.

I have my book picked out, but haven’t decided on what type of quiz I want to try, so look for a few surprises in our July issue.

Happy Reading!


 Answers to the June 2019 Wedding Movies Soundtrack Quiz

 The Wedding Date                          “Save the Last Dance for Me” Michael Bublé

My Big Fat Greek Wedding          “Secret Garden” featuring Nick Kutsukos

Bridesmaids                                       “Hold On” Wilson Phillips

Wedding Crashers                           “In the Summertime” Mungo Jerry

Runaway Bride                                 “Maneater” Hall & Oates

Sweet Home Alabama                   “Marry Me” Dolly Parton             

My Best Friend’s Wedding          “I Say a Little Prayer” Diana King

The Wedding Singer                       “Love Stinks” The J. Geils Band

Father of the Bride                         “The Way You Look Tonight” Steve Tyrell

American Wedding                       “Swing Swing” The All-American Rejects                             

Love Actually                                   “Wherever you will Go” The Calling                       

Mamma Mia                                   “Dancing Queen” The Background Orchestra

Four Weddings and a Funeral    “I Will Survive” Gloria Gaynor

I Love You, Man                              “Dancing With Myself” The Donnas

The Best Man                                  “Beautiful Girl” Kenny Lattimore

The Proposal                                     “Relax” Frankie Goes to Hollywood

The Hangover                                   “In the Air Tonight” Phil Collins

Meet the Fockers                            “If I were a Carpenter” Tim [i]Hardin

Shrek                                                   “Accidentally in Love” Counting Crows

The Wedding Planner                   “A Groovy Kind of Love” Dan Finnerty

Bride Wars                                        “This Will Be” performed by Natalie Cole

Our Family Wedding                     “Save Your Love for Me” Jose James

Monster in Law                               “Love on the Rocks” Sara Bareilles

The Graduate                                   “The Sound of Silence” Simon and Garfunkel

The Sweetest Thing                        “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” Rupert Holmes


Building a Team

May 2019 in This Awful Awesome Life