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WRITERS GRIDLOCK

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I’ve been deep into a state I call writer’s gridlock.  In a lot of ways it’s worse than writer’s block because it comes at you in so many layers. It started when I… Continue reading

The Dumbing of America – Part 1

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Please see the original poem Dumbing of America by Vickie Kayuk which will be published on April 12, 2013 at “Where Do I Go From Here?” as part of the NaPoWriMo Challenge. This… Continue reading

Guns, Taxes and Living in the USA

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OK….I’m mad, and I’m not going to take it any more…. I am just about sick and tired of hearing all about how awful guns are and how ‘assault riffles’ should be banned.… Continue reading

Burning to Write Right

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Burning to Write Right.

Burning to Write Right

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If you’ve read parts 1 – 4 called, Writing When You “Ain’t Quite Right,” you’ll understand when I say I’m having difficulty getting my sister to open the box I sent to her… Continue reading

JOB vs. JOY

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I’m told that Valentine’s Day will be here in 2 weeks.  Whoop-d-friggin’-do.  The last time Valentine’s Day was interesting was the time when my then-husband and my boyfriend (17 years younger) both sent… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 4

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I’m told that readers feel an achievement of completion followed closely by missing the anticipation of reading a book. My experience with reading is that the pain has finally stopped and now I’m… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 2

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Happy new year #13 of this century. The last #13 of the century brought us gems like the 16th amendment (Income Tax), the 17th Amendment (direct election of senators), the Mexican Revolution, the… Continue reading

Online Dating, Male Psychology, and the Satisfaction of DELETE

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When I first signed up on a dating website I was so excited….All those handsome, AVAILABLE men posting their virtues, abilities and enlightened attitudes and waiting for me to bite.Do I swallow the… Continue reading

Computers, Word 7, embezzlers and…why I save often and well

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When I was a kid, I took apart an old clock and put it together again. It ran backwards. I’m told that’s impossible, but when the first plane-like entity flew a few hundred… Continue reading