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The Good Old Days

I’m feeling nostalgic tonight, thanks to a glass of wine, and started going through old photos. I was looking for a fall-themed shot to use as my cover photo on Facebook. I wanted one of my two kids together, but, … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Inspiration

I think I’ve mentioned here before that I’m in a local critique group. In addition to reviewing each other’s works in progress, we also take time periodically to stretch our writers’ wings, and engage in workshop activities. These workshops are … Continue reading

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Things That Keep Me Awake at Night, Part II: Paranoia Will Destroy Ya

I don’t sleep well when my husband is away. Unfortunately, his prior job came with a lot of travel. His first year was the worst: he was gone all week, every week, for about nine months. I think the only … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

I attended my 20th high school reunion picnic the other day. The planning for this precipitated a near-breakdown of epic proportions, which only served to emphasize to me exactly how confident I do feel about myself on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Talking To Kids About Suicide

I know, it’s something we don’t want to discuss with our children. I hate that we have to. It’s something that’s been on my mind lately, and today I found myself researching how to bring up this topic of conversation. … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t You Know It?

I was hurrying through my shower today at the gym, post-swim, because it was 12:10 when I hauled my aching body out of the pool and into the shower. And the childcare closes at 12:30. And I like to take … Continue reading

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Amoeba Death Watch: Still Alive

I may have overreacted the other night in my insomniac haze. The cold has me in its clutches, but I refuse to give in. Today I ran and biked despite the heat, despite my exhaustion, despite my cold. I’m at … Continue reading

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Things That Keep Me Awake At Night: Brain-Eating Amoebae

I was going to entitle this “Things That Keep Me Awake At Night: Part 1”, because this happens often enough that I could make it a weekly thing. But what was keeping me up last night was the fear I … Continue reading

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Doing It Old School

Do you ever feel as though the universe is trying to send you a message? When many signs converge to point you in a direction you hadn’t anticipated swerving toward? 1. A few weeks ago, my friend posted a link … Continue reading

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Extroverts vs. Introverts: A Scientific POV

First: I have no idea what had happened to Wednesday’s post. If you got the notice it was up and came here to read and found it was gone, I’m sorry. Hopefully it’s there now. For today’s post, I just … Continue reading

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