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April 1: Art, Artists and #AtoZChallenge

Welcome to Day 1 of the AtoZ Blog Challenge. Today I feel more Zzzzzz than Awake. April is just one of those busy months. And, really, how did it become the 4th month already? I’m distracted with inconveniences today, not … Continue reading

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A pyramid of possibilities promoting on Twitter

“To hold a pen is to be at war.”~Voltaire, French writer Last week, I missed my crystal promotion moment everywhere. My Star Trek MomMemoir that I’ve been rambling about for weeks that takes place in Las Vegas has the perfect … Continue reading

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A schedule to publish two stories in one month

“A good beginning makes a good end.”~Louis L’Amour, American author I can do three things at once; at least, I used to. Reflecting on this past Weekend Coffee Share post, my writing and editing process reminded me of Comm 242 … Continue reading

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Let’s talk Star Trek, #ROW80 and writing tips

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”~Confucius, Chinese philosopher Today’s memoir writing tip: Don’t begin with backstory. Perfect advice as I rewrite my Star Trek MomMemoir. The annual Las Vegas Star Trek convention begins in two weeks, … Continue reading

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Looking back on 2016 without resolutions

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”~Henry Ford, American entrepreneur Happy New Year, Happy New Week, Happy New You! This is the time when people pause to reflect and lay out their goals and plans … Continue reading

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Feeling nostalgic about writing and missing crayons

“If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.”~Tom Stoppard, English writer I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. Maybe it’s the packing and seeing my previous life end up in boxes. Touching these things that are or were precious … Continue reading

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How I learned to like coffee

“Coffee is a language in itself.”~Jackie Chan, Chinese actor I never used to be a coffee drinker, but now I am. My parents gave me a sip of their black coffee to satisfy my curiosity, and I found it to … Continue reading

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Stressed and slothed this non-writing #WeekendCoffeeShare

If we were having coffee… Thanks for meeting me here at Starbucks so late. I’ve been wiped out all weekend. Packing for the move has sucked the soul out of me. I’m not writing, I’m not hanging out on social … Continue reading

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Did you know Smurfette had plastic smurfery done?

“I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go onto other things.”~Walt Disney, American cartoonist Cartoons are the foundation of Life. I forgot about that until I came across this post in my WordPress feed. The author discusses … Continue reading

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Coffee, beach balls and World’s Greatest Ribs this #WeekendCoffeeShare

If we were having coffee…. Glad you could meet, especially now that I-275 North is open. I like this Orchard Lake Rd. Starbucks because it’s another Clover location. I can’t stay too long. I just came from a Saturday work … Continue reading

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On cloudwatching, ice cream and PokemonGO

“People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.”~John C. Maxwell, American clergyman My month began and ended with clouds. I remember those two moments specifically because of a comment my husband made. “Look at that sky,” he said, … Continue reading

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Owlcrate July 2016 unboxing: same vendors, sneaky theme

“Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. Once cannot exist without the other.”~Eric Burdon, British musician Oh my gosh!  Thank GOODness I got the Good Owlcrate box. . . . The July theme was … Continue reading

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OwlCrate unboxing June 2016: Royalty

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”~Joseph Campbell, American writer Wow. This makes two mostly-satisfying OwlCrate boxes in a row. I think it’s the longest streak since my subscription began with “Spooky” … Continue reading

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A #WeekendCoffeeShare about Christmas, writing and out-of-town family

If we were having coffee… It’s nice here, isn’t it? My in-laws take us out for brunch every year at the William Penn Inn here in…is this Lansdale? Chalfont? North Wales? Oh, I always forget the town, but I do … Continue reading

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New news in a Zentangle New Year

“Life isn’t about finding yourself; life is about creating yourself.”~George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright February 14th was Valentine’s Day. My husband and I had evening plans in Detroit, but snowy weather and a busy week for both of us changed … Continue reading

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Remember December

“Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight.”~Leah LaBelle, Canadian musician It’s the middle of the month. Right about now, resolutions are falling faster than snowflakes.  Mine have been sidetracked by one nasty, … Continue reading

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Why you should not start over in the New Year

“My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.”~Aristotle, Greek Philosopher I have failed my New Year’s Resolution every year. It’s not even a specific task that can be quantified, like “I will … Continue reading

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A fanciful twist on a Halloween party

The party’s tonight, what’s there to do? Halloween planning and costumes and food. Time to go shopping for last minute treats, spooky decorations and lots of good eats! Decorations and favors chosen with care will make this party one festive … Continue reading

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Zentangle: Pretty in pink

“Understanding is joyous.”~Carl Sagan, American scientist Cancer has affected my life. Among Dad’s many health conditions, he developed cancer in his later years of life. My one aunt had skin cancer. I expect that another family segment of relatives would … Continue reading

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Sweven at Eleven

I just could not–would not–fall victim to the cliche title “Eleven is Heaven.” Sweven works well; go look up the definition. It’s my annual Happy Anniversary to Us post. This time…well, you can guess the number of years we’re celebrating … Continue reading

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