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Natalie Merchant Ate My Blog Post

Natalie Merchant ate my blog post. Okay, okay. Not really. But kind of. See, this is what happened: I’d planned on being a good little blogger, and had resigned myself to a Saturday night spent with my editorial calendar. I imaged there might be wine, and Gilmore Girls looping on Netflix, just for added fun. […]

Engaging

Posting today to share this quote. Then, because Dr. Angelou is wise and my heart is so full my fingers can’t keep up, I’m going to leave my screen and return another day. “Love life. Engage in it. Give it all you’ve got. Love it with a passion because life truly does give back, many […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

All hail the saving power of Mama Kat and her writing prompts, patron saint of wayward NaBloPoMo participants everywhere. Ahem. But really, truly I’m thankful because here it is, 10:20 p.m. and I’ve been writing since 8:30 this morning but for work. And I’m now tired of and bored with words, and I’d like to […]

My First Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday is still a thing, right? Because her.  I’m participating in NaBloPoMo, and posting everyday in November.

Ghost Stories

It’s 11:29 p.m. and I’m supposed to have a post up by 11:59 p.m., so as not to break my NaBloPoMo chain. I’ve tossed a few ideas around in my mind, but nothing has really stuck today. Because today has been overwhelming. Not in reality, really, and not even in action. Just in the thoughts […]

Tripping Down Memory Lane

It’s been quite some time since I’ve linked up with a writing prompt from Mama’s Losin’ It. But boy, am I thankful for her list today. Otherwise, I’d break my NaBloPoMo streak and not blog, because, well, I couldn’t think of anything to write. But then I looked at her list. And I felt old, […]

Longing for October

I miss October. My October was a month of travel: Chicago, then Austin. It was filled with friends I don’t get to see often, the gorgeous Chicago skyline, the energy of both cities, fantastic food, amazing music, and days with nothing to do other than sit back and listen. November, though, is all business. Budgets. […]

Of Words and Reverence

Today I spent time with a friend who understands what I mean when I say I want to be a writer. She’s a writer. Not just a wordsmith or a grammarian. A writer. She’s all three, actually, this friend of mine. There’s soul in the arrangement of letters she puts on a page, grammatically correct […]

Like Mother Like Daughter

“That didn’t last long, did it?” She was referring to the leaves on the trees. She shares my love of crisp air and fiery red leaves, and looks forward to hot apple cider and cinnamon doughnuts and afternoons getting lost in corn mazes. Last week the leaves were starting to change colors, she said. Now […]

Blade First

Today, the ax came at me blade first. So instead of trying to find words when I know I have none, I’m sharing Amy’s. Hers is one of the Listen To Your Mother: Kansas City videos that I most identified with, and I’ve been hearing it in my head all day. Even though my kids […]

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I am a freelance writer, ghost author, editor and content strategist. I am a mother to three extraordinarily ordinary kids, the daughter of a genuinely good man, and an aspiring yogi, creative non-fiction and memoir addict, wanna-be world traveler, and work in progress. This is my personal blog.
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