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INERTIA – WRITER’S FRIEND OR FOE?

Travel back to high school physics. Can you recall the definition of inertia? A body in motion tends to stay in motion and a body at rest tends to stay at rest unless acted upon by an outside force. You … Continue reading

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SLOW AND TOUGH RE-ENTRY

The wayward author has resurfaced! This is by far my longest gap between postings, and mea culpa doesn’t cut it. I have lots of reasons that I consider valid, but when I am totally honest I can also admit that … Continue reading

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WHAT REALLY MATTERS?

A little over a week ago, my beautiful new Hyundai Santa Fe was totaled in a very scary accident at highway speeds close to 70 mph. Another driver lost control of his vehicle and plowed into the side of my … Continue reading

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LIVING IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

It was a dream hatched in the winter cold. Visions of camping trips past danced in our heads. We recalled idyllic five to seven day stays on the water-access campsites of Indian Lake, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains … Continue reading

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THE BLOSSOMS OF SPRING

I’ve posted a string of negativity and disappointments over the past several months. Well, spring seems to have sprung early in the northeast, and with it, some positive activity with my writing. As you may recall (I whine about it … Continue reading

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THE (HOLIDAY WISH) BEAT GOES ON

Just thought I’d update my readers on the status of my persistent drive to land an agent and a traditional publisher. It’s not looking great. I’m now up to 32 rejections of 85 queries sent. I have 3 partial manuscripts … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Attitude

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of spending two full days with my 94-year-old mother-in-law. Yes, you read that right; it was a pleasure. Most of what made it enjoyable was her attitude. She perceives her life as full, … Continue reading

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