Saturday, February 24, 2018

A Thousand Pardons.....

I would like to apologize to all those who have left comments on my latest posts, as I have neither replied to these comments, nor commented back on your blogs..... 

I did put up two blog posts, yesterday, and today. However, these were just a matter of copying and pasting the HTML from previous similar posts, making a few quick changes, and then clicking on "Publish". I am referring to the "Book Blogger Hop" and "Surprise Favorite Cover Giveaway Winner!!!" posts.

As you guys who have been visiting and commenting for some time already know, I do adhere to the policy of replying to all of my comments, as well commenting back on your own blogs. However.....I've been dealing with some personal issues for several days now, and have gotten behind on this. 

I have every intention of not publishing another post until I can catch up with all of my replies and comments back. In fact, I might not publish a "Can't Wait Wednesday" post this week, in order to enable me to catch up. 

To make matters worse, I also have a book review pending, and have had to stop reading the Star Trek novel I had started.

So please bear with me, folks. I will do my utmost to catch up! I GREATLY appreciate all of you, and thank you all for taking the time to read and comment on my blog posts.

I have to take care of some of those urgent personal issues today, so I probably won't be able to resume blogging until tomorrow. During the week, I lose close to 7 hours a day on work (I am including commuting time). Luckily, I don't work Fridays! I do spend some time in the beauty salon on that day, though. I have to! Lol. But I can get some blogging done on Fridays. Saturdays are usually laundry days, but again, I am able to do some blogging then. Sundays as well.

Well, thanks to you guys for 'listening'!! <3 :)

I hope to be back to blogging by tomorrow around 11:00 AM!  <3 <3 <3 :)  :)  :) 



  1. No worries at all Maria. There is no rush in getting to blogging related stuff. I hope all is OK with you.

    1. Hi, Brian!

      Awwww....thanks for the support!! Yes, everything's OK! I just had to take care of some urgent personal business that kept me too busy to blog. I am not trying to catch up!

      Thanks for such a LOVELY comment!! <3 :)

    2. P.S. Just noticed the typo! Of course I meant "now", instead of "not". LOL. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  2. Take your time =)! I hope you'll solve your issue ^^

    1. Hi, Sandrine!'re so sweet!! I am now trying to catch up with all the replies and comments back!

      Thank you SO much for this LOVELY comment!! HUGS!!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  3. No worries - we aren't going anywhere! In the meantime, take care and I hope nothing too grim is going on.x

    1. Hi, Sarah!

      Awwww....all of you are SO sweet, as well as AMAZING!! <3 <3 <3

      You can rest assured that no, nothing at all grim is going on! :) It's just some things that I had to take care of -- urgent things, too.

      Still in the process of catching....

      Thanks for your own LOVELY comment!! HUGS!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  4. Take your time, Maria! We all understand. <3

    1. Hi, Stephanie!

      Thank you for your support!! Another "awwwww...." comment!! You're so sweet!! HUGS!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  5. No worries, Maria! We all go through hard times, I wish the best to you and your loved ones for whatever is going on and I hope you're okay <3

    1. Hi, Brittany!

      Yup, I am a VERY lucky blogger!! Such SWEET, WONDERFUL readers I have!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

      All of us do indeed go through hard times. Yes, everything's okay, thank God!! It's just that I had to take the time to take care of some stuff, and couldn't really concentrate on blogging. But I'm catching up now!

      Thanks bunches for being SO SWEET!! HUGS!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  6. I was indeed missing you around my blog because you always leave the best comment ever Maria! BUT I knew you'd come around whenever you could and if you hadn't it is because.. LIFE!

    I'm so sorry to hear you have dealing with some personal issues

    Don't worry about catching up and post whenever you want Maria! We your readers love your posts as we understand! :)

    I think is is absolutely wonderful of you to take the time to explain all this to us! Thank you!

    1. Hi, Daniela!

      Another SWEET comment!! THANK YOU!! What a NICE compliment, too!!

      Yes, Life does get in the way sometimes! There was nothing too serious going on, though. I just couldn't focus on blogging, as I had to give my whole attention to these matters. I did try to do some blogging while I was involved in these personal issues, but finally had to stop and just get those important things out of the way. Now I'm trying to catch up, so I will soon be visiting your blog!!

      You're very welcome for the explanation! I just felt that it would be the nice, courteous thing to do. I don't like to leave my readers hanging. (Except that I've done just that with my other blog, MindSpirit Book Journeys....not enough time....)

      Thanks for the WONDERFUL, HEARTWARMING comment!! HUGS!!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)


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