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Merry Christmas Eve Eve – the longest day of the year!

Merry Christmas Eve Eve – the longest day of the year – especially if you are a parent! It’s December 23, and if you are a parent, today is – without a doubt – the longest day of the year. I … Continue reading

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True confessions: Author anxiety and public events

Author anxiety and public events. The struggle is real. Whether you have a book signing, a speech or other public venue scheduled on your calendar, have a laugh and do as I say, not as I do did.  Over the years, … Continue reading

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Battling with grays and strays

Grays and strays – just another dandy way that menopause shares its, dare I say, hair-raising, life-altering change. About three years ago, I colored my hair for the last time. The gray was in for the win, and my scalp became irritated from … Continue reading

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When Turkeys Fly – Thanksgiving Disasters

It’s hard to believe another year is drawing to a close. And of course, this is the time of year we are most sentimental with memories of holidays past, like when turkeys fly. The past few days, I have to … Continue reading

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Hooked on clickbait

The reason for her rant? Just one minute in and you’ll see… “I was scrolling on the Net one day; In the merry, merry month of May. I was taken by surprise, with so many headline “whys;” Scrolling through the Net … Continue reading

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Props for Menopause

“I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I’m from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.” – Dan Aykroyd Ha – you’re probably thinking “Props … Continue reading

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Great father and great memories

“This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end, too.” – Harlan Coben I’ve come to the realization that Father’s … Continue reading

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Slang used today and words I should not say

“Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.” – Carl Sandburg As a writer and an avid reader, I find words and language usage fascinating. Just call me a word nerd. Admittedly, … Continue reading

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Menopause transformed the bedroom into a brothel

“Say what you want about long dresses, but they cover a multitude of shins.” – Mae West Yes, peri-menopause is making me a changed woman. It is doing things to my body and brain that I never knew it could. … Continue reading

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Spam – A whole new kind of crazy

“I’ve learned how to use my spam filter pretty effectively.” – Al Yankovic Spam. Oh, spam. You are such a time suck for every blogger. Spam. Spam. And more spam. Like dust bunnies pro-creating and making more work in some … Continue reading

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