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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.
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12 Minute Memory
Note: This post is in response to the Word Press Weekly Challenge. The prompt states: “THE CHALLENGE: I REMEMBER You’ll need an egg timer or a some sort of stopwatch for this challenge. Set a countdown timer for 10 minutes, … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Death of parent, how blogs work, Life, Musings, My world, Nature, Tales From the Motherland, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged Adventure, blogs, childhood, DPchallenge, Memories, Tales from the Motherland 17 Comments
It wasn’t a total shot in the dark. Meagan at Hot Pink Underwear and I actually met at a writing course nearly two years ago. It was very brief, but we got along in the short time we met. We … Continue reading
Hi, my name is Tales From the Motherland, and I’m addicted to reality. Please don’t call me out for using the classic “meeting” hello; trust me, there will be plenty of opportunities to judge here. Those of you who are … Continue reading
Note: there are several links in this post, to other bloggers who I follow and enjoy. there are many others, but check out the posts I’ve included. Over the nearly two years that I’ve been blogging, I’ve had the good … Continue reading
Right, Write, Writer.
Recently a fellow writing friend said something that really threw me off guard, and challenged me to look at myself, my aspirations and my own self doubts. We were discussing publishing, and I was (once again) struggling with decisions about … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, getting published, how blogs work, Life, Musings, My world, Tales From the Motherland, Writing Tagged blog, blogging, musing, publishing, self-esteem, Tales from the Motherland, Words, Writers, writing 44 Comments
Moo, Baa, Fa-La-La!
In the spirit of the season and to support a good cause, this is a Fundraising Post for Heifer International. Nathan Bransford is an author whose blog I follow closely. He’s done a fundraiser for Heifer International, on his own blog … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Blogging, Christmas, Holidays, how blogs work, Musings, My world, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged blogging, Christmas, donations, Fundraising, Giving, Heifer International, Nathan Bransford, Tales from the Motherland 68 Comments
It’s No Shave November… Which Leads to The Dreaded Perv Stache
It’s No Shave November. What you say, you’ve never heard of No Shave November? Neither had I. As a matter of fact, when my 16 year old son, Little Man, told me that he was participating in NSN, I thought … Continue reading
Posted in Activist, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Education, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, News, Women, Writing Tagged Australia, bloggers, blogging, Causes, Men's Cancer, Mental Health, Movember, No Shave November, Prostate Cancer Awareness, Tales from the Motherland, Teen boys 14 Comments
The Middle: This Is A Test, This Is Only a (dildo) Test…
Warning: Adult content. This is not even for all adults. If the title scared you, run now! This post is a test. Please ignore any words that seem out of (Breasts) character. This is only a test. Call me a … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Education, Freshly Pressed, getting published, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Huntington's Disease, Life, Musings, My world, News, Sarcasm, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Writing Tagged blogging, Blogging Stats, breasts, butts, Dildos, HDSA, Huntington's Disease, Musings, sex, Tales from the Motherland, writing 21 Comments
For The Record…
Anyone who’s been reading this blog for more than one post, knows that I say for the record, all the time. Pretty much every post in fact. And anyone who knows me for real, knows that I say that a … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Freshly Pressed, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Huntington's Disease, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Sarcasm, Women, Writing Tagged blogs, Freshly Pressed, getting published, High Holidays, Honesty, Humor, Judaism, Platforms, Rosh Hashanah, Self-deprecation, Tales from the Motherland, writing, Yom Kippur 6 Comments