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The One Where I Say I’m Going To Do Things, Then I Don’t

Ya'll. I told myself I would be blogging regularly once December rolled around. I'd have a long editorial calendar, ideas for months, and inspiration flowing out of my fingertips.  Instead, I've been monitoring breathing treatments for my coughing kiddo, working odd hours, and fretting over how often I should be vacuuming in order to stay… Continue reading The One Where I Say I’m Going To Do Things, Then I Don’t

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News of The Exciting Variety

This is an update in which I will try to use my words and probably fail because I'm excited and these are words I've never said before. I'm being published. In an anthology. Next month. An actual paper-and-ink book that I can hold in my hands. I can't begin to tell you what this means… Continue reading News of The Exciting Variety

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Boosting Your Creativity: Five Ways to Recharge When Inspiration is Running Low

We all have different talents and passions. It's one of the glorious things that makes it so fun to be human. We get to add something of value to the world around us. We teach others a new skill or create something beautiful or provide a useful service. The act of creating allows us to… Continue reading Boosting Your Creativity: Five Ways to Recharge When Inspiration is Running Low

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Things I Would Like To Be Able To Do

A short list of all the things I'd like to be able to do, in no particular order. Know that all the children in this country are fallingĀ asleep in a safe home with the people who love them. Have productive conversations with people who believe differently than I do without any assumptions or attacks. Sleep… Continue reading Things I Would Like To Be Able To Do

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This Is What We’re Working With

I'm trying to get better at observing the world around me. Picking up tidbits of conversation, looking for details I may have missed before, and generally being mindful of my surroundings--these are just a few of the things on my list. I'm finding this to be a vital part of understanding the people and places… Continue reading This Is What We’re Working With