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Why I will never do another NaNoWriMo again

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NaNoWriMo didn’t like one of my replies to a post, so they “silenced” me for a day.   . One of the people in their forum was complaining that NaNoWriMo isn’t what it… Continue reading

Long journey

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November 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “Oh, my.” It can be used in storytelling or dialog. What is the cause for such a response?… Continue reading

Can you spare $10 to give someone a reason to be thankful?

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Everyone in a country with restaurants has spent $10.00 on a bad meal before. Remember that as you finish reading this post. I have never asked anyone to reblog a post before.  But… Continue reading

Apocalypse

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Every year I hear about the coming apocalypse.  It’s not like we can’t bomb ourselves out of existence. People aren’t that insane…yet. The last apocalypse happened over 12,000 years ago, during yet another… Continue reading

…and I lived to tell about it

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I’m visiting my son at his home near Atlanta, Georgia — 7 hours away from where I live. . His senior recital was yesterday, and he is a stellar oboe player.  . The… Continue reading

No NaNoWriMo this year.

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Not doing NaNoWriMo this year.  I wrote my last book in October 2022. My workload increases in November.  I wish NaNoWriMo could be held in August, when I have a few weeks to… Continue reading

Can one be rid of dreams?

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We want to get up in the morning and say, “I live in the best country in the world.” There’s only one thing between us and that dream:  Politicians. This morning in the… Continue reading

Monday Funnies…

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Sharing something to brighten your day.

Another one…

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I started writing another book.  One chapter led to another and to another until I’ve written 37,000 words in less than 2 weeks.  That’s what I do when I’m frustrated beyond my ability… Continue reading

Fall from graceless

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Every time I hear the phrase from anyone, “I don’t feel safe,” I laugh — no matter their color, creed, or planet of origin. Mom used to tell us the story about a… Continue reading