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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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Tag Archives: Beauty
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
Recently I learned something that changes virtually everything about how I’ve always seen my childhood, my family, and myself. Like so many things, this shock came entirely unexpectedly. I thought that I was immune to blind sides at this stage; … Continue reading
Note: November 25th, is the U.N.’s International Day To End Violence Against Women. In recognition of the day, something I believe is important every day, I plan to share a few posts this month that look at how women are viewed and … Continue reading
Note: I’ve been having trouble posting photos to my blog for weeks. I’ve been working on the problem, and think I’ve solved it, but it kept me from posting all week. Our recent trip to Belize demands photos! This is part … Continue reading
Here in the Pacific Northwest, spring has sprung. There are tulip and daffodil tips up all over, and the crocus are just beautiful! Soon it will be time for the Skagit valley Tulip Festival… an annual collective orgasm of beauty, … Continue reading
I love looking out windows at the vistas beyond. My home looks on the constantly changing, forever beautiful views of Puget Sound. Looking through a window always reminds me of the security of being inside, and the potential of being … Continue reading