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Do It Now

I desperately need this reminder to stay on top of important things and schedule time for writing.


I’ve been neglecting my blog and its readers for a few weeks while my husband and I have been preparing our home for sale. We’ve worked non-stop to declutter and freshen rooms with paint in our 1860s Queen Anne Victorian. The house is now listed (Whew!) and we ...

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A Lake Village Tour

My debut novel is still in the editing phase but I’m getting closer to publication, closer than I ever have before. Yay!

The setting of my book, Long Time Coming, is a real place near my hometown. However, I’ve changed the name to avoid any problems with the townspeople. This is a work of fiction, after all, and I didn’t want to be accused of misrepresenting the town or the lake there.


The real ...

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She Found Her Voice


The lyrics, so you don’t miss a word:

“Pieces Of Me”

[Verse 1:]
People just don’t know what I’m about
They haven’t seen what’s there behind my smile
There’s so much more of me I’m showing now
(These are the pieces of me)When it looks like I’m up sometimes I’m down
I’m lonely even when people all ...
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Got Chocolate?

 Chocolate figures large in my world. I need it daily or else Marcia is not a happy girl.

I eat dark chocolate exclusively now, as opposed to years ago when I was a chocolate whore consuming pounds of creamy milk chocolate every year – until I understood about fat ...

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A Father’s Letter on Beauty

A Father’s Letter on Beauty

Parents come in a variety of personalities.

They are diverse in attitudes, disciplines and traditions. They have differing rules about manners, education, and health. Parents are vocal about what to read, what to listen to, friendly associations allowed, what to eat, how to dress, how to speak, et cetera.


I find myself either shaking my head or smiling with pleasure at young parents when I witness their skills, or lack of them. Most of ...

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