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There’s a new Maine blogger in town.  Meet Jennifer Reck, the author behind One Hundred Walks in Maine, and a new writing friend of mine.  In one of her first posts, she writes about the wonder of storms.  I almost … Continue reading

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Single Photo Friday- Halloween Inspirations!

I bought this hat at a yard sale for my Halloween costume.  There’s something kind of weird about it, but I can’t put my finger on exactly what the problem is…  

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A Trip to Napa, a Soldier, and a Rubber Chicken

You know some days I kind of feel like I live in an alternative universe where everyone gets it, and I simply don’t.   Take yesterday for example, I was feeling kind of proud of myself for scheduling a “free” … Continue reading

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Cow Shit Corner Award #9

Hello Cow Shit Corner Award! Honestly, it’s been a while since we’ve had a new nominee, but just like always the universe seems to dump one on my lap every couple of months or so.  In the past, we’ve had … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh, an Idiot, and some Jail Time

Last year around this time, I travelled to Pittsburgh.  I did quite a few posts about my trip.   In one of the posts, I did the unthinkable:  I forgot the h in Pittsburgh.  I guess this h is a … Continue reading

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Setting a Scene with Contradictions

I really love contradictions in scenes.  Check out this one out.  It’s not the best picture, but I love the natural elements of nature settled next to the brightness of the graffiti.  A good book must have those contradictions–an equal … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

Must say, I was thrilled when Read Cook Live nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award last week.  It’s a good chance to take some time to reflect on ten other blogs that I’d love to nominate (obviously, this … Continue reading

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Finding Followers on Twitter~My Top Ten Tips

First, you may want to review why I think that Twitter is a great tool for writers.  I’d like to add to that post today with a focus on how to gain followers on Twitter.  This post is for everyone, not … Continue reading

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Daytripping in the Granite State

Nothing like hitting the road on a fall weekend!  Especially when the destination is the lakes region of New Hampshire.  Confession, as soon as we crossed the border I became obsessed by notion of cider doughnuts.  We stopped at the … Continue reading

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Squirmish? Don’t Read On.

So often in my life, art imitates life.  It’s the oddest thing. It’s almost like I manifest stuff for myself.  Let me be clear: I don’t seek out these random bad situations for myself, they simply happen. Last Monday, I … Continue reading

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