Jan 6

January 6, 2015

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Special Guest Star…

My first guest post from Beth, my workout buddy and aspiring writer. I have made and fully endorse this recipe. Enjoy! I’m sure at one point or another, everyone has asked themselves this burning question… What in the heck do I do with this spaghetti squash? Anybody? Nobody??? I’m shocked. Not really. I, myself, would have never asked that question until a few years ago when I joined a cult. Not a serial killer, Charles Manson, Jim Jones kind of cult,…

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Jan 2

January 2, 2015

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Resolutions

I started thinking about New Year’s resolutions early this year. Though I’m not old old, I’ve probably surpassed mid-life, and that realization has put me in a mental funk. Not in bad way, but a more reflective way. My life is no longer centered wholly around my kids, and I’ve had a lot of time to evaluate where I want to go and the kind of person I want to be. My thoughts have carried me way beyond 2015. If…

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Dec 29

December 29, 2014

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Fav’s of 2014

Looking back at some of my favorites of the year. TV show–Outlander. It’s the horses, ye ken.   Album–Delta Spirit’s Into the Wide. Perfect for hanging by the outdoor fireplace, my favorite pastime. If my latest book had a playlist, this song from the album would be on it. Newly discovered music–It’s a tie between The National and The Lone Bellow. Saw them both in concert. The National is sort of melancholy, chilling music that grew on me the more…

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Dec 17

December 17, 2014

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Story Snippets

First things first. The paperback of Waterdreamer in now available on Amazon.  I’m not as excited about this as I should be. I’ve held it in my hands and was like, “Meh.”   Now for the fun stuff.   Instead of making up character sheets to get to know characters, I’d rather write scenes and see them in action and build back story. Writing out scenes also gives me the chance to practice writing and for me, that seems more beneficial…

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