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Just Write: Sometimes

Sometimes the only things that keep me going are… commissioning a Little Free Library of our very own for our yard.   our little girl with her little legs crossed so daintily   and taking myself on a date to … Continue reading

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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 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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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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Just Write: Delays and Doctors

linking up with Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary for Just Write yesterday I took Piper in for an appointment with a pediatrician who specializes in child development. she’s had some delays and issues and we’ve been working with a wonderful … Continue reading

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Top Eight Grammar Mistakes

Sad but true fact: people judge you when you use poor grammar. I am one of them. Your writing is often one of the first things people see, whether it’s in an email, cover letter, resume, or even just a … Continue reading

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Out of Time

**I’m too late to link up, but I’m using the prompt from Yeah Write.  Since it’s time for a new me & time to stretch myself, I’m shucking my fear & returning to writing.** Tina’s face shines with sweat. I … 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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Judy Blume Project : I Think I Made You Up Inside My Head

Dana of The Kitch Witch & Kim of West Coast Posse are the brains behind the #JudyBlumeProject. Go there to read more! Below is my first ever attempt to join them. ********** Dear Diary, I can’t stop reading this Sylvia Plath poem, … Continue reading

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Heidi Cave & Fancy Feet!

  Do you know my phenomenal friend Heidi Cave? You should. We’ve never met in person, but I came to know her through her blog, Fancy Feet, and a weekly writing linkup at Yeah Write I used to do. Here’s a … Continue reading

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