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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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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
Things That Bump Me in the Night.
I don’t sleep well. It’s something I’ve been aware of for a very long time, but lately I see that it takes a real toll. I have a friend who’s been pointing out the health benefits of good sleep, for … Continue reading
A Dick, a Tid Bit and FYI…Life in Blog Land.
I fellow blogging friend, Mikalee Byerman, recently awarded me the “I Am Such a Dick… and You Are Not” blogging award. Ok, freeze! I can hear the groans, and snarky comments already… Yes, I am aware that it’s a questionable … Continue reading
Credit Where Credit is Due: Thank You Mauricio!
<— (View of Mt Rainier, across beautiful, winter fields) So, I owe my husband a big, fat thank you for a truly amazing birthday dinner. The thing is, I apparently owe Mauricio Umansky a big, fat thank you too. Since I’m not … Continue reading
Posted in Beautiful places, Beauty, Blog, Car trips, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Women's issues, Wonderful Things Tagged birthday surprises, birthdays, blog, celebrations, Foodies, friends, great dining, Humor, KFC, Mauricio Umansky, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Tales from the Motherland, The Herbfarm 4 Comments
Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!
Spoiler alert: Family members– Do not read this post until after Christmas. Or, do not read the last paragraph. I can’t stop you of course, but I for one still believe in Santa, and I think you’d rather be surprised. … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Christma-Hanukkah Mission, Christmas mission, Daily Observations, Death of parent, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Uncategorized, Wonderful Things Tagged baby food, blog, Christmas, Christmas spirit, Christmas/Hanukkah, donations, Giddy with excitement!, Giving back, Hanukkah, Hanukkah spirit, heart warming, homeless, hospice, Humor, Karma, meaning of Christmas, mission, Musings, Pay it Forward, Santa, shelters, shopping 11 Comments
All Kinds of Mayhem at the U.N.
Life at the U.N. has been one hilarious, exhausting, outrageous ride lately… Chaos, mayhem, loads of humor, abound. Personally, I am absolutely convinced that reality TV could not make some of this stuff up; it would be a ratings bonanza. … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Daily Observations, Foreign exchange students, High School, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, Teens, The U.N. Tagged blog, board games, China, Denmark, Foreign exchange students, Humor, Monopoly, Musings, parenting, Teens, The U.N., video games 3 Comments
Oh my! It’s the Liebster Blog Awards!
Note: I take it back; I’m posting again. I got this amazing nomination yesterday for the Liebster Award. Part of the nomination includes posting the awards on your own blog site. So, I am passing along some good stuff here, … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Daily Observations, Humor, Musings, My world Tagged blog, bloggers, find other bloggers, Humor, Liebster Award 6 Comments