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When did you know you were in love?

I’M NOT SURE how Amazon works these things, I’ve got friends who’ve been trying to get their books listed *Free* for a long time. Then I woke up to a surprise to find that Hard Scoop was listed for Free! … Continue reading

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Life does, in fact, come with instructions

IF LIFE IS  a test, I feel I’m failing miserably. You know those periodic *Emergency Broadcast tests* that blare on in the middle of network news, telling you that if it’d been a real emergency, instructions would follow? You know, the … Continue reading

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A little faith. And a lot of hard work: How a garden is like writing a book

MY FIRST GARDEN. And no, it’s not a hobby–it’s kinda just one more chore, which is basically an errand, and you know how I feel about errands. And it’s like writing–I resist, procrastinate and then finally just do it. And … Continue reading

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Because Anxiety sucks. And it comes with a side of Bite Me (You’re not alone)

THERE IS A general Malaise throughout Westeros, and my friends are feelin’ it too. And of course, It’s Mental Health May. I don’t want to write, I don’t want to Adult. I want to go to bed and stay there. … Continue reading

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On Mothers, who come in all shapes and sizes. And even species . . .

WHEN I READ The Secret Life of Bees, I was blown away. The overriding theme, to me at least, is that we all need Mothers–as many as we can get, and they come in all shapes and sizes, are there … Continue reading

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Redneckedness, Charm School and how to castrate your loved ones . . .

CONTRARY TO POPULAR opinion, I do not up and marry every cowboy who asks me. If I could see some financial gain in doing so, I might change my mind. But it would seriously cut into my writing time, and … Continue reading

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Into each life a little redneck must fall . . .

A WISE WOMAN once told me not to feel too bad about winding up with another Redneck, consoling me with,”Listen, Honey, into each life, a little redneck must fall.” I’m finished re-issuing Scoop (the book that won Mystery Guild Author … Continue reading

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