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A Break In Cabin Fever

 Mike came to get me this afternoon to take me to the grocery.  I know, Don picked up some bananas and yogurt for me Sunday, but 7 bananas and 5 cups of yogurt just won’t cut it for me, especially if I’m going to be stuck inside my apartment for a week or more.   793 more words


Speed Bump

This weekend is John’s birthday…otherwise known as Valentine’s Day. It marks 2 ½ years that he’s been gone. Our granddaughter, Avery, was baptized this past Saturday, and John’s presence was strongly felt by several family members. 318 more words

Speed Bump

It’s probably not a good idea to start your story with dialogue because the reader knows absolutely nothing about the character or the context. After he reads further on and makes sense of the dialogue, he must backtrack in his mind and that creates a speed bump.


Want to Celebrate...and Live My Life!

Sometimes in life we hit speed bumps, and that slows us down along our path.  I hit a major speed bump last week, my beloved Great Dane was diagnosed with bone cancer.  228 more words

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Why Jogging Outside is Dangerous

The holidays are over, and seemingly everyone is hitting the gym.

So to avoid the mounting crowds, I hatched the idea of jogging outside (at night). 167 more words



Hit a speed bump. Naturally. Realized that today there was nothing I could pack for my lunch tomorrow. Had to go to the store and spent $60 on groceries. 461 more words