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Bug Listening Juju

I’m cheating on my short story. I made a promise to not write any more blog posts until I finished this story I’ve been working on.  Well, not quite a promise- more like an agreement with some fine print.  As … Continue reading

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The New Doom

I woke up today, and didn’t feel like writing.  I have been looking forward to the day when I would not feel compelled to exorcise my demons through writing, but that’s not what was going on.  Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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The Writing Life- My First Rejection Letter

In the same week, I pitched and sold two articles, and got my first two rejection letters for my children’s book.  A toast to my success.  Yes, success!  These are good events. From the time I could grip a pencil, … Continue reading

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Engineer + Artist = Pretty Cool

  Bjork and a 6 ft oompa loompa I wonder if my husband ever secretly wishes he had not married a creative type.  Since I am not a paid creative type, the perks are pretty minimal and the annoyances clutter … Continue reading

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What About Bob- My Road to Music, Independence, and Finding the Love of my Young Life

I am currently working on a collaborative book focusing on the topic of music as a tool- a tool of redemption, demise, empowerment, etc.  Each writer has the complete freedom to write whatever he/she wants about the topic.  Below is … Continue reading

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In the land of “Women”

I don’t read a ton of blogs, but there is one I find myself coming back to called “Out Where the Buses Don’t Run,” written by Gus Sanchez. He’s got a cool name, and his words force me to consider … Continue reading

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Dude Word Rad

My sister-in-law, Manda, visited us from Washington during Thanksgiving.  Ben and I had the luxury of going out with her and her fiancé one evening, while my in-laws watched the kids.  Over dinner, we caught up and she asked me … Continue reading

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