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NaNoWriMo

Up until this year I had not participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I first heard about it in 2017. I would take that as meaning I wasn’t truly a writer until 2017. Some may beg to differ with … Continue reading

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Collective Meditation (a writing group prompt)

Meditation, not my strong suit, is the ship sailing through the fog of my life that I find myself drawn to now and again. I have a guttural need to quiet my soul, yet my mind repeatedly gets in the … Continue reading

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Who I Am, Comparison & Contentment

In the ever-connected world we live in, how does a mother not compare herself to other moms? From Facebook to Instagram, the photos run through our feed pressing in on us to strive for perfection. We see mothers wearing babies … Continue reading

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Diamante

Recently, I was asked to substitute teach an after school program, Word Magic, for one session. Of course I said, yes! I love to write. I love to teach. And I enjoy being with children. No sooner had I said … Continue reading

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Everyday Necklace

  I sat in my office in front of my laptop, facing the screen listening to the voices coming out of the speakers sent magically around the world through the air no less, on what is called wireless or wi-fi. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Common Metaphors, Similes & Idioms (Not to be confused with common idiots.)

I should be more specific. These are in fact, my thoughts, on common metaphors. In an effort to filter my at times unrequested thoughts and opinions on matters at hand, I have grown accustomed to having conversations with myself. First, … Continue reading

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(Re) Defining Family

I remember when my daughter was in the¬†sixth grade almost as though it were yesterday. That year was monumental in so many ways for her, for me and for our family going forward. I’d like to think it had a … Continue reading

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