Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Wishing Well

Be careful you fall in! As little kids, we were all probably familiar with some form of the saying, “You can’t always get what you want or what you wish for.” It’s a saying that doesn’t leave much room for … Continue reading Continue reading

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After a weekend of frenzy and fear from the threat of destruction from Hurricane Irene, I am feeling a little drained and so is my muse.   Muse and I are both feeling like it is time to be rejuvenated using … Continue reading

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Weekly Paranormal-Scope

Hi, everyone!  Yes, I was missing for most of today.  I was in the dark and without power.  Hurricane Irene took out some of the lines at the top of the street very early Sunday morning.  Gee, but I missed … Continue reading

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I am coming to the end of the packing, sorting, storing, jettisoning process. And not a moment too soon as I think my friends have had just about enough of my whinging about it. It’s been difficult to get much … Continue reading

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REJECTION by Gerri Brousseau

Since childhood we have been conditioned to accept rejection.  As children we were told “No” countless times.  Do you recall when, as a child, you asked if you could go to a movie with your friends or perhaps if you could … Continue reading

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Testing My Courage–Brown Belt and Writing

Last night I had to get up in front of people and show what I’ve learned in Muay Thai (Thai Kickboxing).  I tested for my brown belt.  Where is that in the ranking of belts?  Next is a half and … Continue reading

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Storms, Tremors, and Turtles of Change

I don’t know about you, but things have been a bit weird around here.  I drove home the Sunday before last from Philadelphia in sheets of rain and rolling fog.  I have to say that when I got to the … Continue reading

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In It for the Long Haul

If I were to dig back through the archives of blogs I’ve written, I’m sure I’d find at least one addressing why writers write. But the subject came to mind this past weekend as I watched a couple movies based … Continue reading

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Show Versus Tell by Debralee Mede

I’d like to share a piece of advice that has been repeated to me and others who write.  Various teachers have admonished me to be mindful of this even in elementary school.  Publishers have also advised me to pay heed … Continue reading

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Weekly Paranormal-Scope

I have inherited the Paranormal-Scope from Mason.  I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets. But I am linked into the paranormal in the world. The week ahead for: Aries Robots may be handy, but people … Continue reading

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