Author Archives: Dawn Quyle Landau

About Dawn Quyle Landau

Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.

Dear Mother…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Dear young mother at the park, Today I watched you stand by the bay, holding your baby boy, and I couldn’t take my eyes off of you. I’m not a stalker; I’m an…

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Friday Fictioneers: End Of The Diet

I’ve been hibernating. Injured back, too much on my plate, heavy stuff and too much rain… feeling bad that I haven’t been able to keep up with reading other stories… take your pick; I had to take a break. But … Continue reading

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Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
When my babies were small, and slept in their own beds. Last night I couldn’t sleep. That’s not totally unusual. I’m a woman of a certain age— there are many things that keep…

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Friday Fictioneers: And Round We Go

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly flash fiction challenge, led by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Check out her blog for more details, or to join in. This week’s photo comes from Jennifer Pendergast. As always, I welcome honest, constructive feedback.   And Around … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneer: The Temple Divine

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly 100-word flash fiction challenge, with a photo prompt. This week’s wondrous photo comes from Shaktiki Sharma. For more information on how to participate, or to read the other great stories in the collection, check out … Continue reading

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I Flinch

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Originally posted on The Huntington's Chronicles:
I’ve done a true disservice to this blog, to this topic, to readers, and to my own internal world, by avoiding writing about the realities of living with HD in our family. I…

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Friday Fictioneers: First Love

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly photo-prompted, 100 word writing challenge. Warning: it’s highly addictive, and involves very fine people. If you’re interested in joining, or would like to read more of the stories, check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog; she’s our … Continue reading

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