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Pi Day Publication News!

So yes, it’s Pi Day–you know, March 14? 3.14… Okay, yes, I’m making pie to celebrate. Key lime is about right this year. Something tart and sweet and refreshing. Yum. Oh, it’s also publication day for my story over on … Continue reading

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Spring is a Complicated Season

It’s spring: redbud trees are flushed purple-red, while the plum tree is hazed with tiny white blossoms. Weeds are growing faster than I can pull them, and the sun is warming to a nice dozing temperature every morning (or so … Continue reading

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You May Want to Sit Down for This One…

OK, then sitting, right? Comfy? Need some tea? Water? A mint? No, I’m not nervous. Oh, yeah. My knee bounces on its own, sometimes. It just…it just does. Errrmmmgh. So, I made a sale. I’ve got a signed contract, and … Continue reading

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Yay–A Story Sale!

I’m particularly pleased to announce that my story, “Sanachi’s Escape,” has sold to The Colored Lens, and should be published in their Winter 2017 edition, sometime in the first quarter. That’s really soon! Yes, you can be sure I’ll link to it here … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2016

So, it’s Thanksgiving again. Despite much having gone wrong this year (see 2 posts previous, for starters), there is so much that I’m thankful for. Besides the obvious things, like husband, and dog–both of whom rank tops on my “grateful for” list! Here’s … Continue reading

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It’s Adoptiversary Day!

Which means that two years ago today, we brought Dasher home from the Haile’s Angels adoption event at Petsmart. He earned his name by dashing about at the end of his leash, so happy and eager and cute. He’s still … Continue reading

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Autumn Equinox

Tomorrow is the autumn equinox, that time when daylight and nighttime are given equal 12-hours portions of the day. It’s nature’s divide between summer and fall, here in the northern hemisphere (and winter and spring in the southern hemisphere). When I lived … Continue reading

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The End of Summer, and Alligator Anniversary

And so, we’ve passed beyond the gate of Labor Day weekend into September and thus, into fall. But what a weekend it was. First of all, let me acknowledge that it’s also my anniversary weekend, which makes it more happy than … Continue reading

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