Archive for July 2011

Searching for the Sun through a Hazy Plastic Tomb

I’m covered in a thin sheet of plastic that has a tensile strength of one thousand spider webs. My eyes flicker back and forth in rapid fire action trying to see anything past this veil in front of me–a sugar coating across my cornea. I hear them, men, out there somewhere, clad in white canvas…

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Before the Sun in Julyuary

We rushed down here to our den, around 5:45a before the sun came out and spread its yellow hazy glow across the floor that has climbed up the wall and onto a red checkerboard quilt. The gray morning held a layer of fog and cloud along the horizon and felt like a wet blanket. But,…

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Slugs are People Too!

So, one day, as I carried Robert down to go pee-pee-poo-poo outside, I walked by two sluges–a big dark brown one and a small one that looked a lot like the big one. Genetic resemblance? Possibly.

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GUEST POST with Bestselling Author, Michael Angel

I first met Michael Angel at a “boot camp for authors” in Lincoln City, Oregon, one cool October in 2009.  His meticulous style and dress intrigued me right away. Clad clean crisp black clothing, everyday made me painfully aware Mr. Angel had no cats. Mr. Angel has an incredible list of credentials however I feel…

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A VERY PRIVATE "TIZZY" FIT & WAR OF MY OWN MAKING

Flap, later, state, panic, dither. These are the synonyms (per Word®) for tizzy. And, I love the word tizzy. Learned it as a young child quickly because it rhymed with my sister’s nickname–Lizzy. And, although my sister Elizabeth refuses to allow people to call her by her childhood name, I cannot give up, at least,…

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