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THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF AUNT FLO

WARNING: Squeamish men, don’t read. It’s mostly metaphor, but still… only read if you are interested in what women go through. Aunt Flo has changed her ways. She has been visiting me very regularly since I was fourteen. She didn’t … Continue reading

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The Writing Life

I haven’t felt this way in so long.  I’m trembling. I’m dizzy. I’m ignoring my friends, not walking my pleading dog. My stomach is in knots .I forgot to eat all day. The hours have passed and I have not … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Ready Set Go….

It’s like running a marathon but never finishing.  I have attempted NaNoWriMo a few times, but I have never “won”.  National Novel Writing Month means one sits down on November 1st with a blank screen or notebook and systematically proceeds … Continue reading

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Travel Envy

When I got back from my last trip – all of June in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Bali – I came home to a garden in need of tending, and another short trip (to visit my daughter in Washington state) … Continue reading

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The Christmas Letter I Did Not Write

  I never write a Christmas letter anymore.  I don’t send Christmas cards.  Funny how those traditions just seem to fade.  With a divorce, with grown kids, with the passage of time, all things change.  I have lost some dear … Continue reading

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Feeling Stuck

Lately I have been in a weird place, and I don’t just mean Colorado. I am moved into my house – check! I have a job I enjoy – check! My daughter and her dog are with me – check! … Continue reading

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