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My Bookshelf: Alcott, The Goonies, Masters, Armstrong, and Berube

14 Aug

The Goonies book cover

It’s time to take another peek at the items on my bookshelf! I’m having so much fun with this series, and I hope you are enjoying it. Has it encouraged you to go to your bookshelves and rediscover the books you own? My husband purchased this hardback copy of Behind a Mask: The Unknown Thrillers […]

My Book Review Policy and Reviews of Midnight Crossroad and Sea of Shadows BUEP2

4 Aug

Bushnell Unscripted Logo

In this week’s Bushnell Unscripted Podcast, I talk about my policy regarding book reviews, and I include my book reviews for Midnight Crossroad and Sea of Shadows. Below are just a few elements of the information available in the podcast. Note: Show notes are not complete transcriptions of the podcast show. I share my thoughts […]

My Bookshelf: Woolf, Hawthorne, King, Rowling, and Immortal Poems

1 Aug

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf

I’ve started a new Instagram project for the books I own. I’m taking a photo a day of my books, hoping to both inventory them and inspire others to pick up a book that they may never have considered reading. I own a lot of books, and this becomes painfully apparent every time I move. […]

My Visit to the 2014 South Carolina Book Festival in Columbia, South Carolina

22 Jul

Jeannie with Pat Conroy Signature

The third weekend in May, I attended The South Carolina Book Festival in Columbia, South Carolina. Held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center,  the festival is a free program of The Humanities Council of South Carolina. The event was blessed with great weather. This was my first visit to Columbia, and the drive down from Charlotte […]

Remembering Sweet Tristan

22 Jul

Jeannie's Siberian Husky Tristan in a Mobility Cart

Tristan was our beloved and challenging middle dog. He was an intelligent Siberian Husky who believed he was the leader of our pack, and his dominance issues with our older dog always kept us on our toes. In the last year of his life, he suffered from Canine Cognitive Disorder and had Degenerative Myelopathy. Essentially, […]

Nice to Meet You Podcast – BUEP1

13 Jun

Bushnell Unscripted Logo

Guess who has a podcast show? This girl. This first episode is short, but if all goes well, future episodes will be thirty minutes in length. You will be able to subscribe to them in various platforms, including iTunes. I think you’ll be surprised at what you learn about me, and I’m already planning my […]

Happy Birthday to Me

2 Jun

Jeannie M. Bushnell and her grandmother

Yes, June 2nd is my birthday. The calendar bumps ahead, and this Gemini turns 39 years old. I’m neither who or where I thought I would be at this age. I’ve overcome and lived through moments I could never have imagined occurring. Unto them a child was born, and clearly—as my grandmother adorned in her […]

Throwback Thursday: Walkman Player and E.T.

17 Apr

Jeannie Bushnell with Walkman

I still own two of the three things featured in this photograph. The plastic E.T. is in my studio, and I’m currently shopping for a new battery for the Strawberry Shortcake watch that I’m wearing in this photo. The headphones went to “headphone heaven” a long time ago. E.T. still speaks when you pull his […]

To The Moon and Back

24 Mar

Photo of Jeannie's dog, Grandbury

Today marks the two year anniversary of the death of my beloved dog, Grandbury. He was just eight weeks shy of turning eighteen! He was a German Shepherd mix, and he was an amazing dog. I always told him that I loved him “to the moon and back” and promised that I would be with […]

Lucky In Love: Married For Love Alone

14 Mar

Jeannie's Wedding Reception

Part Four of my Lucky In Love Series – My True Romance The first day I walked onto the Texas Woman’s University campus in Denton, Texas, I said I wanted to be married in The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods. I never imagined that day would come in just nineteen months, but it did, and we were married […]

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