Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Step Away From the Fritos™

Holy bags of greasy, sweet, fried, crunchy, salty, gassy, fattening, foods Batman! I am out of control and I’m not sure what the cure is. Self control? Nada. Exercise? Limited. Awareness? Enough to know I’m in trouble here. This is … Continue reading

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Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, NaNoWriMo, News, Parenting, Sarcasm, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Women's issues, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Middle: This Is Not About the Election.

This is The Middle. The Middle of the week, and the day I try to write a shorter post. Not today. I’m exhausted and have no time… no time as in, I’m taking time from the things I really need … Continue reading

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News Flash: It’s a Hot Flash.

Warning: Children and men, cover your ears. If you don’t, you may go blind. (Or maybe you’ll learn something and have compassion for some other woman). Prissy butts, you too. Don’t go all gossipy on me later, saying that this … Continue reading

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Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Election, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, NaNoWriMo, News, Personal change, Women, Women's issues, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Raising a Feral Child, Surrounded By June Cleavers

I’ll start by telling you who June Cleaver is, because the fact that I used her name is a clue to just how old I am. Too old for parenting properly anymore, apparently, and old enough that when I say … Continue reading

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Looky, Looky: An Excerpt From My Booky!

Man, this took some effort! Meagan over at Hot Pink Underwear tagged me last week in a “game” called the Look Challenge. The game is for bloggers who are also writers, and is a way to let others sneak a peek at your … Continue reading

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Posted in Blog, Blogging, getting published, My world, NaNoWriMo, Tales From the Motherland, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 26 Comments