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Life Is Funny That Way…

Recently I learned something that changes virtually everything about how I’ve always seen my childhood, my family, and myself. Like so many things, this shock came entirely unexpectedly. I thought that I was immune to blind sides at this stage; … Continue reading

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This is a reblog of a post I wrote, three years ago– four days after my mother died. On this, the day after the third anniversary of her death, I’m sharing it again. Each year, when I read it, I feel new … Continue reading

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As many bloggers take a break for the holidays, I wondered about how to keep up with family and holiday happenings, and still keep up with writing. Taking a break is tempting, but then I realized that there are older posts … Continue reading

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I headed over to a favorite blog today, Jenny’s Lark, and found that Jen had started a list, as part of the Daily Prompt, and suggested others do the same. Ironically, I had been wanting to do this Daily Post challenge, for three … Continue reading

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For most of my adult life, I’ve gotten by on laughs. I’ve written about it before; laughter is my Teflon™.  I’m incredibly sarcastic; I’m self-deprecating to a fault, and I’ve learned to be funny when I’m complimented, uncomfortable, happy, sad, … Continue reading

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If you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know a few things: I’m my own worst enemy; I waffle on age and parenting (but I rarely eat waffles); I’ve written a novel; I’m wait, wait, waiting to … Continue reading

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First, let me explain the title… I can easily come up with 21 things that I irrationally (if you say so) hate, but the idea for this post comes from Ericka Clay’s post, which she stole from me, before I … Continue reading

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Everyone picks a side… and roots for whoever they think will win. Note:   If you are not a blogger, skip this post. It will mean very little to you, and you don’t need the drama or the doodoo that has … Continue reading

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Welcome to Friday Fictioneers, the best weekly flash fiction around. Join our merriment, or just enjoy the other stories. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields makes it hard to resist. Check out the details here, and then join us or read the other wonderful stories. I always … Continue reading

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In my Christmas Miracles post, I told you that I believe in all kinds of things: Magic, Christmas, Goodness… I do. However, I don’t I believe in New Year’s resolutions. I did when I was young, but after enough failed … Continue reading

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