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Nanoing, that’s what happening now. November is National Novel Writing Month and writers in Upstate New York descended on Denny’s on October 31st.  Some even dressed as their favorite character for the ‘Kick-Off Party’ but as 12:00 approached, a hush fell over the restaurant and the tapping of keys filled the air at the stroke of midnight. 122 more words



A History of the Rain by Niall Williams (Bloomsbury, 2014)

We tell stories. We tell stories to pass the time, to leave the world for a while or go more deeply into it. 268 more words

Book Review

An open letter to the boys who broke my heart, what I wish you knew.

I feel like the open letter formatting has been popular recently, and there is definitely an honesty and open-ness that floods from them, so here’s my letter, I hope you, especially younger girls, can take something away from this. 587 more words

A Good Read


Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith (Sphere, Little Brown Book Group, 2015)

Hiding in plain sight. Hiding in plain sight”.

A young woman’s amputated leg is delivered by motorcycle courier to private detective Cormoran Strike’s assistant, Robin. 221 more words

Book Review


WELCOME TO LAST CHANCE by Hope Ramsay,(2011). I picked this book up yesterday and it sounded very familiar! Yes, It’s one I read before but it’s not listed in my Journal or in here, so I’ll tell you about it! 322 more words


(insanely long) Review: 'Unconditional Parenting' by Alfie Kohn

I tried to make this shorter, and yes I know this looks more like a synopsis than a review but it’s not detailed enough to be a synopsis and too detailed to be a review so lets call it a conversation (with myself obviously) If you just want to read the highlights then read the bold quotes and scroll down the 10000 pages to get to the principles of unconditional parenting. 3,710 more words

Truth Be Told...

Behold....My New Look!!!!

If you follow my Facebook Page, you know that I had a consultation and chose out a new “hair piece” which was ordered and delivered last week and yesterday I had my appointment to get it altered to match my hair style. 434 more words