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Blog Tour: Seven (Prequels) Barracuda by Sigmund Brouwer

Welcome back to the final stop on the Seven Prequels Blog Tour! Today I have the pleasure of profiling Webb’s story in Sigmund Brouwer’s “Barracuda”. My thanks to the wonderful people at Orca Books who so very kindly invited me to participate not once but twice on this tour (look for my first post last week that kicked off the tour with Norah McClintock’s “Slide”). 1,493 more words

Blog Tour

21.22 - The last bits and pieces!

It seems like I’m supposed to be done with my 21 day declutter challenge, as yesterday was my “last” day.

Having said that, there are a couple of items I still would like to count up into my total of items out-the-door for this year. 315 more words


Final Model: Headgear

My final model explores the relationship between my grandfather and myself. A month ago, my grandfather was detected with a stage four cancer and that time everyday seemed worse than the other. 240 more words

Integrative Seminar

A Visit

I had a visit from my grandparents last night. I used to call them dreams. But a few years ago, I had an eye-opening — a heart-opening — conversation with my amazing cousin… 321 more words

But Now I'm Just A Rock: How Chance the Rapper Helped Me Grieve

Nobody teaches you how to grieve.

I fumble through it, swallowing words and tears and pain like pills I have to take for my own sanity. 1,303 more words

Random But Real

friday night musings

Since this last June I’ve been struggling with my grandfather’s Alzheimer’s disease. It’s not like it’s a sudden development, he’s been dealing with this disease for years, but this time was the first time I’ve seen him in a long time. 443 more words


Through My Eyes

A poem I wrote thinking of my grandfather.

Through my eyes you were a hero
Going through the dark, fighting dragons
Through my eyes you were the light… 183 more words