Category Archives: Musings

Redux: Giving Up the Good Girl

**I’ve been having a bit of a dry spell here on the blog, so today I’m taking an old post & revamping it. Hope you enjoy! What do you do when your writing well runs dry, or you don’t have … Continue reading

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A Lady in France : A Review

Jennie Goutet is not only my friend, but also the author of a brand new memoir: A Lady in France. Her book appealed to me on multiple levels, and I’ve always been drawn to Jennie’s openness and honesty when it … Continue reading

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A Room of My Own

I can’t stop thinking about writing. I write in my head all the time. In fact, I write my best blog posts while I’m driving my car or waiting in carpool line at the twins’ elementary school. And that’s too … Continue reading

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My Inner Critic

From the second I wake up each morning until I fall asleep each night, I hear a running commentary in my head. It usually goes something like this: “You’re so freaking stupid. I can’t believe you did that.” “What is … Continue reading

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More Grammar Mistakes (a follow-up post)

  I wrote a post recently that resonated with many people: Top Eight Grammar Mistakes . It went over very well and in the comments, several of you left suggestions for other common grammar errors. So I decided it would be … Continue reading

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Reverse Bucket List

I’ve seen a lot of people sharing their reverse bucket lists lately. Which is a nice idea since it helps you realize how much you’ve accomplished instead of emphasizing how many things remain on your to-do list. Frankly, I could … Continue reading

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#AskAwayFriday With Katie Sluiter

I’m joining Katie of Sluiter Nation today for #AskAwayFriday! Below are the questions Katie gave me, and I’m answering them for all of you today. Be sure to head over to her place to read her answers to MY (burning) … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

 Today I’m linking up with Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary for Just Write. I went roller skating last week for the first time in 20-25 years. Saying that makes me feel old. Someone commented about how the carpet never changes … Continue reading

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A New Year, a New Me.

I see posts flying everywhere about resolutions, words for the year, new mantras. And I don’t have all that. I’ve written before about how I don’t “do” resolutions. That hasn’t changed. But I am changing. Growing. Learning. Evolving. 2014 is … Continue reading

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Just Write: Waving the White Flag

I’m linking up today with Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary for Just Write.   the last few months have been really rough. it’s been a personal victory to come off of all those meds. to be rid of the evil benzos, to … Continue reading

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