Let’s Talk with Diane AS Stuckart

National Hot Day Day by Diane A.S. Stuckart Today is National Hot Dog Day, a celebration of what might be considered the USA’s original “fast food”. And unlike all the other foods that get their own holidays (yeah, you, National Artichoke Day), the intrepid wiener deserves every accolade it gets. Not just because they taste […]

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Let’s Talk with Diane A.S. Stuckart

PICTURING THE PAST By Diane A.S. Stuckart I admit it. I spend far too much time procrastinating on Facebook when I should be writing my next novel. And, no, I’m not busy promoting my books there. Instead, my preferred hangouts are those pages where followers post all manner of things strange and unusual. (Why? Because, […]

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Let’s Talk with Diane A.S. Stuckart

The Cruelest Month? By Diane A.S. Stuckart As we draw the curtain on April, let’s acknowledge that there’s something quite special about the fourth month of the year. Forget the official holidays—April Fool’s Day, Tax Day, the Passover and Easter holidays—not to mention made-up holidays like National Grilled Cheese Day and National Tartan Day (though, […]

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Let’s Talk with Diane A.S. Stuckart

SNAKES ON A PYRAMID By Diane A.S. Stuckart Not enough hours in the day. That’s a complaint I often make, and maybe you do, too. Whether it’s because we over-commit, find ourselves distracted, or simply get a late start, too often we go to bed knowing we didn’t accomplish half of that day’s to-do list. […]

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Let’s Talk with Diane A.S. Stuckart

I’ve Got Your Number By Diane A.S. Stuckart I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty chuffed about the year 2020. Not that anything terribly special has happened to me since January 1. It’s more the whole symmetry thing with the numbers 2-0-2-0. You know the anticipation when you’re waiting for your car’s odometer to […]

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Holiday Let’s Talk

Happy Holidays! Today, we’re sharing how holiday traditions changed over the years. New birth and Hanukkah for Nancy. December holidays for our family in the earlier days meant gathering around the menorah each evening in the dining room, lighting the candles, and then watching our kids open one of eight or more gifts for Hanukkah. […]

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Let’s Talk with Diane A.S. Stuckart

Christmas: It’s a Wrap! by Diane A.S. Stuckart When I was growing up, a big part of Christmas had to do with wrapping presents. While holiday music played, we started with the basics: bright colored paper with Christmas motifs, fancy bows made with satin, velvet, and glitter, and gift tags that said “To” and “From”. […]

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