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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!

July 2019 in Pictures

When I think of July, I always think of the 4th of July with parades, cookouts, flags and ice cream. Schools out and everyone is ready for vacation. Flowers are blooming and the days are longer.


The July 2019 Six Degrees of Separation by Movie Title Quiz

The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs by Tristan Gooley - A Review by Fran Joyce