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Speaking your Truth

I recently had the liberating experience of speaking my truth to a trusted friend.

Up to that point I was stuck. the issue was preoccupying me. 268 more words

My Thoughts

The Three Trees

Once there were three trees on a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, ‘Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. 922 more words


Remember a couple weeks ago when I was dying of anticipation?

In a previous post, I detailed the daunting task of waiting to hear back from admissions committees on MFA candidate decisions. As of last week, all the schools I was waiting on have responded to me. 291 more words




The bottom of the list

One who’s always missed

Left out, shut out

Passed by, goodbye

It’s a lonely reality… 115 more words


Rejected for a Gap Visa---Why Me?

My daughter ,son in law and two  grand daughters drove from Canada to visit with me in Florida and also to escape the bitter cold. One day they took a break from swimming and baking in the sun {wearing sun screen of course } to do a little shopping. 248 more words

how to use a hotel room

Guy on tinder: I’ve got a hotel room to myself. We can be as loud as we want.
Me: That’s perfect! We can have a Scrabble tournament and scream out the spelling of the words when we play them! 18 more words

Rejection Letters Suck

God do I hate getting letters in the mail (or email) about my work not being accepted by a literary magazine?
It sucks.
“Sorry but the work you have submitted does not fit our needs at this time.” 198 more words

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