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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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June 9th is always a bump in the road for me. Sometimes the bump is a gentle reminder; it passes with quiet acknowledgement and private thoughts. Other times it throws me akimbo––my arms invisibly flailing, my legs shaky, my thoughts … Continue reading
If you’re one of the 10,000 subscribers to this blog, and you thought I was gone for good, I wouldn’t blame you. Of course, that number–– TEN THOUSAND–– a number I worked so hard for and I coveted when I … Continue reading
Note: I wrote most of this post, on the plane home from BlogHer14, five days ago. I was feeling energized, excited and enthusiastic to share the experiences I had there. But re-entry was not easy. I got home to all … 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
Weekly Photo Challenge– Layers
It was hours and miles to travel– layers of time and history. It was layers of distance up: first by plane, then by car, and finally on foot– Layers of air, up in altitude, that made our muscles ache and … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Beauty, Blog, Blogging, Life, My world, Natural beauty, Nature, Tales From the Motherland, Weekly Writing Challenge, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged Dawn Quyle Landau, Inca ruins, Machu Picchu, Peru, Photo challenge, Photography, postaday, Salkantay, Tales from the Motherland, travel, WordPress 28 Comments
30,000: Arrogance Abounds, and That Should Be At Least A Bronze!
Another detour, not because I’m tired of blogging about Peru, but because I miss blogging about other things, and hitting 30,000 hits on my blog today is well worth celebrating! Last night I almost posted something about hitting 30,000, but … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, blogs, Daily Observations, Ego, Foreign exchange students, Freshly Pressed, getting published, Honest observations on many things, how blogs work, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Personal change, Sarcasm, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged 30000, blogging, Blogging on WordPress, Ego, Freshly Pressed, Humor, Tales from the Motherland, WordPress, writing 16 Comments
Brought to you by the number 10,000…or One Big Ego Trip in the Blog World
Note: This is one big, tooting my own horn blog entry. If you just can’t stomach it, move to another page now. Seriously, switch pages. I could even suggest some other things to read instead: Some of my favorite books; or … Continue reading
Posted in Blog, Ego, Humor, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Women's issues, Writing, Yee haw Tagged 10000 Reads!, blog, Ego, Ego Trip, Facebook, Freshly Pressed, Hubris, Incredibly excited, Kanye West, narcissistic, readers, reflections, The Count, WordPress, writing 23 Comments
Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda…
What a month it’s been, what a week! Ok, what an amazing summer, for me to take stalk, explore new roads (literally and figuratively) and to look at a lot of things with new eyes. Coming out of some dark, … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, My world, Women's issues Tagged blog, Freshly Pressed, Home, Musings, self, travel, WordPress, writing 14 Comments