Monthly Archives: July 2011

the query… 2nd attempt


Dear (You): Kallie, erstwhile coven darling, yearns to free her people from their centuries-old conflict with the vampires—but not if it means dying on the sacrificial altar to redistribute her power to the witches. Ostracized for both her immense control … Continue reading

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because it makes me happy


This is not the best example of photography, (& I should know, I took the damn thing).  But despite the poor composition, the awkward angle, and the fact that my hair looks awful… I love this photo. It never ceases … Continue reading

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Weaknesses and strengths


RE:  Don’t Knock Yourself Out of the Game; Six Ways to Make Sure You Don’t Cripple Your Chance at Getting Published  by: Marcus Sakey.      While I did not take the time to ask the authors permission to re-share the entire … Continue reading

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on the making of love


There are many different ideas about love and romance, but I believe the world has lost the meaning of those words amidst physical attraction and sexality.  True romance is not necessarily in the flowers or gifts or evenings out.  It … Continue reading

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even in the barren places…

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Among the weeds in my much neglected flower bed, I found a green, blossoming squash plant, out-of-place and blooming far too late in the season.  What a lovely surprise it was to see something pretty and green and thriving and bountiful … Continue reading

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Heart fried, homeward bound


The longest road trip I've ever taken was from California to Utah. It was not the longest in terms of time spent on the road. I've made it 14 hours in the car with 3 small children, compared to 10 … Continue reading

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