Author Archives: Toni Kelly

Change and the Unpredictable

The school year is wrapping up (and yes it feels late this year but that’s because they started a month late) and we are heading toward summer. My kids, like many others, are overjoyed at the transition, most especially due … Continue reading

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Angles

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying to put yourself in some else’s shoes at least once before in your life. Or perhaps you’ve given this sage advice to someone around you. This is essentially a call to look at a … Continue reading

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Time

I would not consider myself old, but then again, as I age my perception of age changes. I feel as if the time is speeding up, way too quickly and with no regard for what I or anyone else wants. … Continue reading

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Accomplishments

Today I want to talk/write about accomplishment. We usually think of this word in a positive light. When we call someone accomplished, we think of that person as skilled in some way or form. As a parent, there is a … Continue reading

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We Feel

We are volatile in every sense— some of us more than others. As a writer I love this. I love trying to capture these emotions and display them through my characters. These emotions define my characters in many ways—at least … Continue reading

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The Other Side

I was speaking with a friend recently about their children. This friend is older and as is common with age, they worry about their loved ones and what will become of them once my friend passes on. It’s not a … Continue reading

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Fearless

It is Spring and yet it feels as if we are flying towards summer and all it brings. Part of it could be the tiredness of the cold winter season and/or perhaps we are just eager to leave the past … Continue reading

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No One to Blame

I hear this all the time where people are burned out from work. We read articles about interns being overworked and we talk about the line between work and home life disappearing with the pandemic. I know I’ve written before … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

We are all imposters. It sounds harsh but think about it and ask yourself this question: How often have you found yourself or someone you know trying to be something more? I don’t want to say something they’re not because … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Spring has started, flowers are blooming, the weather is warming up and if you are like me, you are trying to enjoy it all while not letting allergies get to you. So what’s the big deal about Spring? Well, usually … Continue reading

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