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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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(nidcd.nih.gov) Words fail me… piles of words, stuck in my head. Writer’s Block is an over-simplified term for what I’m feeling about words right now. I carry them around like more emotional baggage, weighing me down. They taunt me, as … 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
Like so many people in the past few weeks, I recently did the ice-bucket challenge for ALS. I was challenged by a cousin, and I in turn challenged four people. Honestly, I was tempted to skip it and just send … 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
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 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
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
Having recently come out of a depression… months and months of stalling, stagnating, feeling stuck and dark, it’s amazing to see how much I get done, now that I am digging my way out. Frankly, I was beginning to think … Continue reading
Warning: Adult content. This is not even for all adults. If the title scared you, run now! This post is a test. Please ignore any words that seem out of (Breasts) character. This is only a test. Call me a … Continue reading