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Warning! Selling Your Home May Cause Your Head to Explode!

Or, How I Came to be a Difficult B!tch! Once upon a time, I was normal…and then I put my house up for sale. And then my head exploded. Not right away, of course, It took several years and hundreds … Continue reading

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Love will f*** you up!

According to my daily horoscope, my life is about to get all f****d up. You’re about to meet someone who may be the love of your life, and your work will suffer for it unless you find a way to … Continue reading

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Note to Self: You Can’t Please Everybody!

Okay, so now it’s official. I’m a contest winner. W-I-N-N-E-R! Not only that, but I’ve also placed second and third in several other writing contests. I think that confirms that I actually do know how to write. Maybe not on … Continue reading

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Ten subtle and not so subtle signs your guy is no longer in to you…

1. He no longer cares if you spend five hours a day on the phone with your mother. 2. He is no longer willing to clean up after your pooch. 3. He no longer pretends to like your cat. 4. … Continue reading

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Ten Lies I Told Myself To Make It Through The Winter

1. If I leave my Christmas tree up, spring will get here that much sooner. 2. If the snow sticks around long enough, all the leaves I didn’t rake will magically disappear. 3. If my hand somehow gets frozen to … Continue reading

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Good Enough…

My bestie, Sharra, was over the other day–and so was my piano tuner, a gentle man with a kind smile. Sharra and I were having coffee, and Sharra was lamenting the fact that though she’d been trying to get a … Continue reading

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Agent Search…it feels like falling in love!

It’s time. You’re ready for a relationship (with an agent). All you need do now is begin your search for others with similar interests. Could be a first glance (your query letter) is all it will take to spark something. … Continue reading

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Writing…and all those other crazy things you do when you get to be a certain age

Seriously, as I dive head first into, hmm, middle age, I find more and more of my friends have developed what one of them has dubbed “the crazies,” which, according to that friend, is a blessing, as well as a curse. … Continue reading

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A Book…

One hundred twenty-four years ago, J. B. Lippincott Company published a book of poems, by William Cullen Bryant. I recently came across that book while looking through some of my mother’s things and it was a bittersweet moment to be sure. … Continue reading

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All I Ever Knew About Love, I Learned From Doris Day

Ah, falling in love. It’s something I began to look forward to by the time I’d reached my tenth birthday, thanks to watching Doris Day movies with my mother. I naïvely believed that once it happened, some unseen force would cause … Continue reading

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