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Top Things Not to Do While Working Outside

Top Things Not to Do While Working Outside

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I missed being able to reblog John Howell’s Monday list of Top Ten Things Not To Do while I was on vacation. Well, if you ever engage in home improvement activities, this list is for you!

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:

a home improvement

It’s that time of the year again when certain outdoor chores have to be done in preparation for the coming change of seasons. The weather is finally turning a…

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I Interrupt My Hiatus to Forward This Important Message

I Interrupt My Hiatus to Forward This Important Message

I am back from vacation (and already having problems with WordPress but that’s another post).  And I’m still on hiatus from blogging as I (grudgingly) resume the daily grind.  But when I saw this post from Cate Russell-Cole, I had to break my silence.

It chills me that we might have lost Cate this summer.  I knew she was in pain, but I never knew how bad it was.  I am grateful that she was able…

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The Compass Key Blog Tour!

The Compass Key Blog Tour!

Cover Art by Jason Pedersen

Cover Art by Jason Pedersen

Available on Amazon for $2.99!
Listed on Goodreads!
Dive back into a world of fantasy adventure with Legends of Windemere: The Compass Key!

Book Blurb:

Swords will clash and spells will fly in the newest adventure of young warrior Luke Callindor, Nyx the magic-flinging caster, and their friends.

With Sari captured by their enemies, the champions of Windemere are…

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Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

If you recall, last week I posted a story, or rather, memoir, of a young woman wondering whether to send a letter.  If you missed it, you can read it here.  I’ll wait.

Twenty-five years ago, on August 21, the letter writer and the presumed letter recipient married in a small town in California.  (more…)

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Letting Go, Part I

Letting Go, Part I

I am not a classic hoarder.  You don’t have to navigate through narrow alleyways of towering books, magazines and newspapers to find my bathroom, or my kitchen, or me.  I do love books and have far more than I will ever read, and I keep them properly in bookcases (for the most part).

I also love paper.  Especially paper that has my writing on it.  Even if that writing is from my sophomore year in…

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Top Ten Things Not to do While Waiting Your Turn

Top Ten Things Not to do While Waiting Your Turn

1WriteWay:

Another great list of things not to do by John Howell. If you’ve ever had to wait in line for anything, this list is for you :)

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:

Here is the 59th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. The inspiration for this came from standing in a number of lines Hope you like it.

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Love Letter To A Young Man In A Foreign Land: Short Memoir

Love Letter To A Young Man In A Foreign Land: Short Memoir

The following “memoir” was published online elsewhere, only the website has since disappeared.  Thus, I resurrect my creative attempt at remembrance here.
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Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Have a Lousy Boss

Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Have a Lousy Boss

1WriteWay:

Surely we all have had the experience of working under a lousy boss. Read on for John Howell’s latest Top Ten installment!

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:

Here is the 58th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. The inspiration for this came from a number of blogs which focused on different kinds of bosses. Hope you like it.

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I Really Should Be Writing, But …

I Really Should Be Writing, But …

“But a good writing day ought to be simply any day you worked. … The hell with all that anxiety about what may or may not come when you do work. Quit expecting it to dance for you. It’s not about you, finally. It’s about itself.”  Richard Bausch, The Writer’s Chronicle, March/April 2014, p. 20 (more…)

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Guest Blog: The House Where Virginia (Sometimes) Lived - 5 Anecdotes from Charleston Farmhouse

Guest Blog: The House Where Virginia (Sometimes) Lived – 5 Anecdotes from Charleston Farmhouse

1WriteWay:

Virginia Woolf has been on my mind a great deal lately, and yet I managed to overlook this post from Interesting Literature. For Woolf aficionados and others who just enjoy a bit of history, literary and otherwise: Read on!

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:

By Georgina Parfitt

Charleston Farmhouse sits in a valley of the South Downs at the end of a long dirt road, marked…

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