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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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Category Archives: Huntington’s Disease
This is a reblog of a post I wrote, three years ago– four days after my mother died. On this, the day after the third anniversary of her death, I’m sharing it again. Each year, when I read it, I feel new … Continue reading
Today, I’m asking you to go somewhere else, to read Tales From the Motherland. This is my first original Huffington Post piece– the first time I didn’t write it here first, and repost it there! So, please head over to … Continue reading
My name is Dawn Quyle Landau, and my blog is Tales From the Motherland. When Rochelle Wisoff-Fields contacted me a few weeks ago, to ask if I would participate in a “blog tour,” I said yes, and then… forgot about … Continue reading
This week the Weekly Photo Challenge intrigues me. The idea of a “Three-picture Story” is fascinating. In a nutshell, a three-picture story is a way to help you think about storytelling with images. To create a three-picture story, gather: An establishing … Continue reading
Who knows what brings someone to confess. There are stories ripe with tales of death-bed confessions, but this is not that. There are people who confess to seek forgiveness. In my case, that’s not going to happen; it’s too late. … Continue reading
The Last Day… I Didn’t Know.
When Kelly at Are You Finished Yet contacted me and asked if I would co-host this week for the Remember The Timers, a few things happened. First, I was tickled pink. Really, little ole me? Why I’d be honored, I … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Honest observations on many things, Huntington's Disease, Life, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Weekly Writing Challenge, Writing Tagged #RTTbloghop, #WPLongform, death of a parent, Long posts, loss, Memories, Remember The Time..., Tales from the Motherland, The Last Day 50 Comments
Ode to Blue: Stirred, Not Shaken.
The blues have been creeping up on me for a couple of weeks. Can’t really share all of the reasons, as some of them are not mine to share… but they’ve been shared upon me. Funny how that works. That … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Can't sleep, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Honest observations on many things, Huntington's Disease, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Writing Tagged Alcholism, death of a parent, Depression, hospice, Huntington's Disease, Tales from the Motherland 53 Comments
Friday Fictioneers: Remember Me.
It’s Friday Fictioneers— my weekly dose of flash fiction, from a photo prompt. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields brings us together, with photo prompts from various sources. The challenge is to write a story with a beginning, middle and end, and only 100 … Continue reading