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Feb.02.2011
For the month of February, I will be posting to my blog excerpts from my young adult novel "Norma's Revenge" as I work on character development.  Your comments, critiques, and suggestions are welcome.  Today the characters are the family unit. From Chapter 1 . . .   Catherine and Malcolm...
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Feb.01.2011
For the month of February, I will be posting to my blog excerpts from my young adult novel "Norma's Revenge" as I work on character development.  Your comments, critiques, and suggestions are welcome.  Today the character is a house. From Chapter 1 - The Convergence Zone There was nothing...
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Nov.30.2010
For thirty days I have pledged to post to my blog every day no matter what.  I wrote on Thanksgiving, I wrote when I was exhausted, I wrote in the snow, and I wrote after running a half marathon.  All it took was a promise, and at least thirty minutes every day.  There were some posts that I was...
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Nov.24.2010
I usually live a fast paced life.  I’m a decision-maker, mother, multi-tasker, runner, knitter, writer, optimist, sister, daughter, friend; but I do not consider myself much of a cook.  It’s not that I can’t cook or follow a recipe; it’s just that it doesn’t come naturally.  I am much more...
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Nov.24.2010
Snow.  I love how it demands that we pay attention,how we instantaneously rearrange our plans.  I love how it transforms shades of gray,bleaching out shadows, leaving nowhere to hide.   I love how each footstep leaves an imprint,making it easy to be found, if someone was looking. I love how there...
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Nov.20.2010
“From now on, just call me Slave.  And if you need to find me I’ll be sitting in my slave corner.”  All I did is ask her to do the dishes.  You see we have this agreement.  She wanted a cell phone, the essential communication device for all teenagers, but she had no way to pay for it.  So I pay for...
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Nov.10.2010
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Nov.06.2010
You would think that living in the Pacific Northwest would immune one to the sound of rain glancing off the window panes or streaming down the gutters.  Yet, in the wee hours of the morning I lay awake listening to the rain pelt the bedroom window and tried to convince myself that would mean that...
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Nov.05.2010
Last month in an effort to de-clutter and simplify my life, I began to go through boxes that were packed by movers from two separate cross-country relocations.  I know they say that if you haven’t opened a box in a period of a couple years, you should just throw it out.  If you haven’t used it, you...
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Nov.04.2010
 These days I'm often asked why I run.  The answer is complicated, but basically it's because I can.  It's a new found talent that I discovered quite by accident. I still consider myself a beginner even though I have completed two marathons, three half marathons (and training for my fourth),...