Category Archives: women

Red sky at the cabin in my head…

The town in which I live is characterized by having many trees, both hardwood and pine.  As a result my previous and current residences lack an expansive view of the sky.  It seems that wherever I’ve lived, I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Cooking for one isn’t much fun…

but it rhymes at least. Two days in and I already know one of my biggest challenges will be cooking for myself. I’ve never liked it too much. In fact I don’t do it. By virtue of my earlier life, … Continue reading

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The insight of our elders…

The protagonist of my novel, Meg Riley, sustains the loss of her parents at a fairly young age.  Fortunately for her she has two wonderful maternal grandparents who fill the void and guide her through her young adult life during … Continue reading

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Living in the Northeast

I try to remind myself often to take time to “smell the roses.”  As an observant person  I do this well most of the time but then it sometimes gets lost when the everyday stress takes over.  The other morning, … Continue reading

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Basking in Fortune’s smile…

Unlike last weekend here in the great Northeast, it’s a beautiful fall day.  The sky is a watery blue, the sun is out, the air is cool and crisp.  There was “frost on the pumpkin” this morning and when I … Continue reading

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Chips on my shoulders…

Yes, I have more than one chip.  In fact I probably have more chips than I have shoulders.  My shoulders are broad from all of those competitive butterfly races when I was younger, I carry them well.  The chips are firmly … Continue reading

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