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  • Surrey International Writers’ Conference

    Surrey International Writers’ Conference

    I’m going to Surrey! The confirmation has been received: I’m a registered Trade Show vendor at the 16th Annual Surrey International Writers’ Conference. Table decorations and gifts are on order. This is an exciting opportunity for me, because I love working with my fellow writers. Let’s face it: content is the most important part of…

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  • Kittens — part 2

    The mother cat and one of the kittens have returned to our porch. We have no idea what happened to the female kitten I called "Rose", but are happy to see the others again. Since we no longer have any responsibility towards them — our neighbor having declared them to be his cats — we…

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  • Kittens

    Kittens

    The neighborhood cats all know I’m a sucker for a mother and kittens. This latest brood moved in under our front steps a few weeks ago. The mother cat was starving. I already have enough cats, thanks, but here was this pitiful creature and her two adorable kittens. Of course, I made the classic mistake:…

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  • For Writers

    Writers have an advantage over other folks seeking to establish a presence on the internet: content isn’t a problem for us like it is for many individuals. Even better, if it’s your own site, you get to set the word limits! A writer’s website is an elaborate portfolio, showing how you write on each page….

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  • Mechanical Abilities

    Mechanical Abilities

    My precious daughter has just proven that she has an advanced mechanical aptitude. In other words: she can now defeat any and all child-safety devices–at 3 years of age. Life has reached a new and more terrifying level of adventure. Her brothers are shocked and horrified, as if the universe has become more dangerous and…

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  • Thoughts on Fear

    Thoughts on Fear

    It’s high time I started writing something for my blog. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about fear and faith. I’ve always thought that the two were mutually exclusive. I thought if I had more faith in…God, myself, etc., I wouldn’t have as much fear in my life. This weekend, I learned exactly how…

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