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Here We Go Again!

As you know, I uploaded Memoirs of the Polygamist’s Daughter onto Amazon Kindle last month. It was a test to measure how the book would sell, and whether it needed the professional editing I suspected that it would need, but my husband didn’t think we needed to invest in.  383 more words


Dear Mom, I Miss You

Dear Mom,

I miss you.

I miss you at night when nothing seems to interest me, waiting for bedtime, watching old episodes of TV shows. There’s a hollowness inside of me that I’ve felt since you left. 288 more words


Meet Sian Prior

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Sian Prior has been a journalist and broadcaster for twenty-five years. She is also known to many as a singer and MC, and for her former environmental activism and community arts work. 704 more words


'Wild' - A Short Review

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Screenplay: Nick Hornby and Cheryl Strayed

Starring: Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern


Wild is the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. 311 more words


The Front Porch

My heart fluttered when my husband turned the corner in our minivan. I was eager to show our young daughters the house where I lived from age ten to twenty-four. 751 more words


The Relenting Winter

The winter’s weather is muted, like my cancer. You expect its harshness, you prepare for it, but sometimes it doesn’t assert itself. In mid-November, a cold snap blistered the orchard and deciduous trees in the Hood River Valley. 462 more words

Girls Are Not For Sale

This is Human Trafficking Awareness month.

Rachel Lloyd shares her personal story about her escape from working in the commercial sex industry in “Girls Like Us: Fighting for a world where girls are not for… 36 more words

Adults Molested As Children