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Anniversary #1

What can I say? I’m more in love than ever. I’ve been blessed with four beautiful children, among which I claim a beauty with a darn sexy brain, an artist with nervous athletic prowess that awes even her, and a kind, gentle athletic boy who never fails at anything he tries; and now including a 5-month-old that amazes us daily with her shining smiles, beauty, and a bright intellect that mirrors her siblings. 83 more words

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Darkness Ad Infinitum-Best New Horror

Darkness Ad Infinitum by Villipede Publications Villipede Horror Anthology 1

Edited by Shawna L. Bernard, Matt Edginton, Alandice A. Anderson,

One of life’s great surprises is when you open the pages of a new book, in this case a collection of horror, and are immediately drawn in and frightened. 417 more words

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Reading and Writing Books

I have written a whole series of posts about my reading through my life. But I am not just a reader. For the last eight years, I have also been a writer. 723 more words


Following the Bird in Flight when it Comes to the Debut Author To-Do List

Like Lindsey (see her excellent post from a couple of weeks ago, Debut Author To-Do List), I’m a list maker. Unlike Lindsey, however, I am rather *cough* obsessive about it. 684 more words

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The Long Road to Fabry in Japanese

Congratulations to my daughter Abigail Carbone. Her senior project book, The Long Road to Fabry, about her experience with Fabry Disease, illustrated by Jeff Pert (who sadly departed us earlier in 2014), will soon be available in Japanese! 134 more words

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Keeping a Journal 4: Why A Journal Is Important for Me

Journal writing is an important part of my life. Not many days go by without my writing something – whether it’s a short note or, as it usually is, several pages. 791 more words

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On Depression: Don't Judge Someone Else's Pain

I remember sitting in my counselors office and being told I had situational depression. Part of me was relieved that someone understood what I was going through, but the other part of me was bewildered. 1,255 more words