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Midnight Monologues

I know it’s currently not midnight, and this would be more of a soliloquy than a monologue. I also know that I shouldn’t sit up at night sleepless, and then attempt to write a blog. However, lately, there have been … Continue reading

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Life Has a Way

I’ve always been full of good intentions. I intend to do a lot with my day, and most days,  I even start out well. I get up, get dressed, brush my teeth, and am out the door before anyone else … Continue reading

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If you’d just…

Amanda Trusty Burlesque Dancing The above link is to a dancer in response to pressure from the entertainment industry for her to lose weight. I think it’s a wonderful declaration and an empowering video. Most of the comments were uplifting, … Continue reading

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7 Lessons I’ve Learned in My 34 Years on Earth

Today’s my birthday, a day to celebrate the fact that I’ve survived 34 years above ground. There have been 34 rotations of the Earth around the sun since I’ve been born. In those 34 years, there have been six presidents: … Continue reading

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Insanity

My definition of insanity changed in 2005. Up until then, I often quoted Einstein: “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” After 2006, I decided the definition of insanity is attempting and completing NaNo … Continue reading

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No Good Deed

I try to be good, I really do. I think we should help our fellow people, homeless, haunted, tired, ravaged, depressed, hurt, scarred…I’ve been there. I’ve been emotionally abused, physically abused, homeless, hungry. I’ve done things I’m not proud of … Continue reading

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Writing for Your Niche

There was a news post today about J.K. Rowling writing another Harry Potter book (http://storycarnivores.com/2013/04/01/exclusive-harry-potter-8-confirmed-by-j-k-rowling/). In the story, she states that she was disappointed that people didn’t like the book she created to try to break out of the Harry … Continue reading

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It’s Spring Again

Spring brings about a lot of change in the air: The flowers begin to bloom and the pollen falls and the wind blows. As a new spring comes in, we all go through different signs of aging, we finally see … Continue reading

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I Suppose We Have All Done It

So, I told my son today not to do something, to which he promptly did and was surprised when the outcome was less than favorable. My reaction: Sigh, pick him up, hug him, and tell him that he shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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