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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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Tag Archives: Death
I’m late this week–– so many distractions in December! If you’d like to join Friday Fictioneers, check out the details on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog, Addicted to Purple. This week’s hauntingly beautiful photo also comes from Rochelle, a woman of many … Continue reading
I’m late, late, late this week, with too much on my plate! Sorry I haven’t been as good with visiting as many stories as I’d like to! Thanks to those of you who have made time for my writing; it … Continue reading
Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, the best flash fiction in town! Each week– on Wednesday, not Friday, writers from all over the world throw their hats in the ring, and respond to a photo prompt. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields leads our merry band, … 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
A Few Moments to Think About Veteran’s Day
I’ve been stuck… all week. Too much on my mind; too many things swirling in my thoughts. I finally had a post all ready, percolated and set to be typed and published… but then this morning I got in the … Continue reading
Posted in 9/11, Awareness, Courage, Daily Observations, Death, Holidays, Honest observations on many things, Musings, News, Writing Tagged Death, Kelly Cottle and husband Marine Jesse Cottle, Tales from the Motherland, Veteran's Day, Veteran's returning home, War, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq 20 Comments
Friday Fictioneers: Into The Blue
This is another contribution to Friday Fictioneers, over on Rochelle-Wisoff-Fields’ site. Each week, Rochelle posts a photo prompt, and participants write a 100 word story to accompany it, which has a beginning, middle and end. It has quickly become a … Continue reading
On Monday, April 15th a bomb went off at the Boston Marathon. The news was stunning; watching it unfold in my home town was surreal. My very first thoughts, instant, when I heard about the explosion, were for a few friends from … Continue reading