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Oct.06.2012
  It’s not Pink, the singer, that stirs up ambivalent feelings in my soul, it’s the color pink linked to October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s all the pink stuff beyond the commemorative ribbons. It’s pink deodorant containers, buckets of chicken, yogurt lids, pens, bottles, garden...
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Apr.28.2012
  Did any of you catch the movie "Firelight," this past Sunday night? It was a Hallmark Hall of Fame production that aired on ABC. Cuba Gooding Jr. played Dwayne Johnson ("DJ"), a counselor at a fire camp housed on the grounds of a youth correctional facility. The theme of...
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Jan.26.2012
It's been a long time since my kids were tots or tweens but we still have favorite books like "I'll Love You Forever," whose cover captures a little boy playing with the toilet paper. (My sons thought it was about playing with TP so of course they wanted me to buy it). The last page still makes me...
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Jan.05.2012
Is December 21, 2012 the End or just a new winter solstice? Is it another Y2K or cause to start worrying? Just because the Mayan’s calendar ends on that date in 2012 doesn't mean the world ceases to exist. Wh     Besides running out of space, maybe their calendar maker died or...
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Dec.30.2011
  "For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned." Ben Franklin     Maybe an hour is a stretch, but I do believe there is a lot of truth in that quote, especially when it comes to daily writing. Over the last year I found many opportunities to procrastinate from my writing...
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Dec.22.2011
                                            The year is coming to a close and with it another chapter in the book of my writing life. The generosity of writer's, agents, and...
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Dec.18.2011
"It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. 'What if Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store?'  What if Christmas, perhaps,...
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