Category Archives: Life

New Writing Prompt & NaNoWriMo Update

I had to chuckle when I chose the photo I’d use for today’s post. “My Plan.” I make a lot of plans. From day-to-day and from year-to-year. Sometimes, those plans go off smooth as butter. Other time, I can almost … Continue reading

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Good intentions…

The road to ‘you know where’ is paved with them. My planner and kanban board are filled with them too. But, for a change, I’m determined to start accomplishing my goals. You know … as opposed to just writing them … Continue reading

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If You Looked in My Fridge…(and an update)

Looking through some of the questions in the 300 Writing Prompts book, I think I’m going to really enjoy this one. Not that I don’t like what I’ve seen in the Would You Rather Questions book. Because I do. But … Continue reading

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I’m Back … I think

So… That crisis thing I kind of told you about last month, the one that I thought was almost over… Well not so much. It got worse, and then it got a little worse than that, and now the patient … Continue reading

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Life, Lemons, and Going with the Flow

If you have followed me at all, you’ll know I’m not – nor have I ever been – a summer lover. I’m usually counting down the days to October first like a child looks forward to Christmas morning. This summer … Continue reading

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The Difference a Decade and a Half Makes

Wow. I just realized the tenth anniversary of my accident went by – almost nine months ago. There was a time when I marked each  year, but then I guess it got to the place where it didn’t matter anymore. … Continue reading

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The Best Part of Waking Up?

And no, this isn’t a reference to coffee commercials. It’s a question I’ve been pondering for a few days now and I’ve been reflecting on what ‘waking up’ has meant to me through the years. And it’s meant very different … Continue reading

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Needing a Little Motivation Tonight…

Nothing motivates me much more than music. And since I still haven’t baked that spaghetti squash or made the meatballs, and I still don’t want to, I need something I can take to the kitchen with me. My computer isn’t … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye

Darn you, Jack… You have been a pain in the neck since the day I brought you home. Your love of eating everything – from socks, to shoes, to whatever you could sneak out of the trash basket … and … Continue reading

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Choose Your Hard

Once in a great while, something life changing happens. It could be something you see. Maybe something you experience. Or simply something you hear. But when it does, it stops you in your tracks. It makes you think. And it reminds … Continue reading

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