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It’s Been a While

Hello there! It’s been a while since I entered a post. It’s not that I haven’t been writing–I’ve been quite busy writing away. It’s because I started a new book with NaNoWriMo and I have been working on it. The … Continue reading

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A Twelve-Year-Old’s Dreams

At the tender age of twelve I had two recurring dreams. They came to me during the night and stayed with me during the day. One I welcomed; one I feared. The lion cub was my responsibility. I fed h… … Continue reading

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Sun Kissed

The sun kissed my eyes and made me squint. Watching my dog at the corner of our fenced backyard, barking at a neighboring dog, blurred my focus as a small bird’s flapping wings flew through my line of vision. It … Continue reading

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My Castle

Scattered around a muddy field of written content, my words wander—grouping, attaching, forming, multiplying, sometimes stumbling over one another—meanings jumbled, misunderstood, working toward clarity. Climbing the hill of dangling participles I slide down the steep slope of run-on sentences and … Continue reading

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Opening Day and Dad

2:18 p.m., top of the fifth. Tigers 3, Minnesota 0. I sit in my favorite chair with my feet up on the ottoman and a cup of coffee in my hands. Relaxing to the soft sound of the low voices … Continue reading

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And So It Goes

And So It Goes.

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Sparky, my new little rescue

Sparky, my new little rescue.

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Sparky, my new little rescue

I have a new companion dog. My mother suggested his name–Sparky. It suits him well. With a reddish-brown coat highlighted in white accents at his chest and paws and a little greying on his muzzle, Sparky entered my life just … Continue reading

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My vet passed along a very well written explanation of points to consider when one is thinking of adopting a dog that was rescued from a puppy mill.  I fostered, then adopted, my Izzy through my vet, Serenity Animal Hospital … Continue reading

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The Space Between the Parentheses

The Space Between the Parentheses.

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