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Merry Christmas!

It’s Christmas Eve, can you believe it? The presents are made. (This is homemade chocolates with organic cranberry vodka) The reindeer are ready. Okay, maybe not so much. Homemade Needhams. Nothing to do but enjoy. I’m wishing you a very … Continue reading

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Mommy, Step Away from the Computer!

I know that you haven’t heard from me lately.  It’s not because I haven’t been motivated to write in this little blog.  Heck, I have all kinds of ideas for this puppy. I’ve been toiling.  I’ve been staring at the … Continue reading

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Next Year I’ll Be Perfect! A Novel by Laura Kilmartin

This is a post that has taken me just about forever to write.  The thing is, when you see writers–that you’ve been in the mosh pit of creativity with–finally come out with their new novel, it’s such cause for celebration. … Continue reading

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My Descent Into Stir Crazy…

It’s funny how the twelve days of Christmas seem to go by in flash, but when you are just stuck at home with a sick kid for twelve days you want to lose your mind. I take that back,  the … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing!

When the fabulous Hilary Weisman Graham, tagged me in a Blog Hop called “The Next Big Thing,”  how could I resist?  I mean, really, who doesn’t want their work in progress to  be tied to a name like that! HOOD … Continue reading

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The Power of Opportunity

One of my students said that he could see me as the “mastermind of a ponzi scheme.”  Maybe that was an insult, or not.  I guess it’s how you look at it.  Maybe like Bernie Madoff,  I also believe in … Continue reading

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When Words Count Writing Retreat~A Surprise Culinary Treat

Expectations are a funny thing.  Often before I go places, I open up their menus and try to decide the dream meal, and then I pick my alternative meal so not to be disappointed if I can’t have the first … Continue reading

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When Words Count Writing Retreat!

We all know that I get a tad obsessive about my writing projects.  I think it’s because the characters start to be your best friends and the scenery becomes as real at the streets of your own neighborhood.  Now, this … Continue reading

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Just Keep Your Skirt On!

Just look into those eyes, obviously you’ll see a complete and total klutz. I’m not kidding when I say that I can’t go anywhere without some incident or another.  Take for instance, my trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts last weekend… … Continue reading

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Halloween!

Halloween is the only holiday that lets your imagination run wild with spooky abandon.    I love the delicious chill of it rippling around in my veins.  Don’t you? Halloween is Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked this Way Comes and Edgar … Continue reading

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