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AUTHOR!!!

My dear readers, I have exciting news to share! I have signed with Balboa Press, a division of Hay House, to self-publish my memoir, Passing Through.  Many of you have gotten to know my parents, in some form or function, … Continue reading

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Give and Take

Jun 10, 2014 Writing 101, Day Seven: Give and Take Focus today’s post on the contrast between two things. The twist? Write the post in the form of a dialogue. “No,” she said. “But why, Ma? Isn’t life worth it?” “Not … Continue reading

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Front Door Shoes

Loss Part II Yesterday’s prompt asked us to write about loss, in a three part series – which I took to mean yesterday, today and tomorrow. This is Number Two of Loss. I can include today’s cue too, however. Front … Continue reading

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A Room with a View (Or Just a View)

Writing 101, Day Two: A Room with a View (Or Just a View) In a word: flowers. Whether part of a grand garden structure (think Botanical Gardens or any beautiful gardens you’ve ever seen like Jardin des Plantes in Paris) … Continue reading

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Today Becomes Tomorrow

This is an excerpt from Life In The Boomer lane’s – Guerrilla Aging: Losing Youth, Gaining Perspective. The guest writer is Darcie Purcell.  Darcie can be visited at Being 40: Shift Happens. I loved this paragraph, (not so much the new, much younger husband … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Sweet 16

Why would anyone call a 16th birthday sweet? The female teen (I don’t believe I’m being sexist here, this is a girl holiday, right?) is in the midst of hormonal throes the likes of which few humans (except for other … Continue reading

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Manna

My Type A personality is doing well with the challenges put before me. I am managing them and my expectations with an appreciation of time/space continuum, priorities, and the desire to see assignments to their finish. Nothing has been pushed … Continue reading

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