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Friday Fiction: “The Shut In”

It was an isolated existence.  She had enough perspective to be aware of that.  She knew a normal person could leave the House, and for that reason she knew she should see a doctor, a psychiatrist, even just another human … Continue reading

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You will have to bear with me for a little bit longer.  I have several posts back-logged, but they all involve pictures which are stored on my home computer (including one with some much-anticipated sonogram shots where we learn that the Peanut … Continue reading

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I’ve been stuck in the middle of NaNoWriMo madness, so posting has been light.  I’m coming to terms with the fact that I’m not going to make the 50,000 word benchmark before the end of the month, but I’m still … Continue reading

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Life has been more than a little crazy lately. D and I took a vacation last weekend to Florida (and I needed that vacation. Oh let me tell you how much I needed that vacation). But, now that I’m a … Continue reading

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Lunch break and a stream of conciousness post: Today was exceptionally perfect.  Five minutes from my office is one of the largest parks in Johnson County and I try to go there for lunch every day.  It needs to be storming or … Continue reading

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Frequently I will read a book and I find it inspiring in an “I can do that” kind of way.  I recently read a collection of short stories, and it motivated me, not just because the stories were great, but also because they weren’t … Continue reading

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finishing is harder. In 2007 I made a New Year’s Resolution:  I decided it was time to start sharing my writing.  Since freshman year of high school I had not shared any of my fiction.  Not a page, not a … Continue reading

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