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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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Thank you to Word Press, who Freshly Pressed this piece. I have been deeply moved by the responses. Thank you to the many, many people who have read this post (here on WordPress and on Huffington Post) and shared their … Continue reading
I am sitting at a beautiful Inn on an island in the San Juan Islands. It’s as magical and beautiful, as that sounds. At a writer’s retreat for the weekend, I’ve had trouble writing– lulled by the stunning beauty around … Continue reading
Eating Crow as I Choke on My Pride.
<– Humility a la crow. After months, ok, years, of holding on to shit and letting it pile up in closets, an office that has become a hoarder’s nest, corners, drawers, etc… I wrote a post about holding on to … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blogging, Daily Observations, Ego, Humor, Life, My world, Sarcasm, Women, Women's issues, Wonderful Things Tagged aging, cleaning out closets, consignment, holding on, letting go, self-awareness, Tales from the Motherland, vintage 12 Comments
Houston, I Have a Problem.
Yesterday I decided to address some “projects” that have been bugging me for years months. Constantly nagging in the back of my mind: the guest room closets, the family room pantry, my “office,” which has clearly become a dumping ground. … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Sarcasm, Women's issues, Writing Tagged change, collecting, health, hoarders, Humor, letting go, Tales from the Motherland 13 Comments
The Middle… Anyone Know How to Recycle Teeth?
So, the warning: The following content is not for everyone. I’m sure someone (or more than one) will find parts of this thoughtless, disrespectful, or offensive. Strangely, that is my life right now and that’s what I write about. So, … Continue reading
The Middle… Words of Gratitude
Recently I’ve found myself powerfully tuned in to the world around me. Colors are brighter (the foliage blows my mind daily!); music moves me more than usual; I notice people around me and see them with fresh eyes. There are … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Musings, My world, Parenting, Women's issues, Writing Tagged children, Death, grateful, Gratitude, letting go, Musings, taking stock, Thanks, writing 12 Comments