The Time is Now

A few weeks ago, I was admitted to the hospital and told I was likely having a heart attack. Fortunately, this wasn't the case. It was critically low potassium that caused my symptoms, but after spending three days in the the hospital I've had a serious wake-up call in regards to my health and my …

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A Walk Along The River

My husband and I took a walk along a local wooded trail on Saturday. A windstorm earlier in the week had stripped most of the fading autumn leaves from the branches, giving us an almost unencumbered view of the river. I love walking alongside the river, particularly the portions where the water seems to rush …

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A Quick Update

Hi! It's been a very long time since I've posted here. I haven't even been keeping up with haiku challenges! Once again, life has gotten in the way of writing. We have spent the last month making updates to a house we bought and then moving in. The house is still a work in progress, …

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Dear Cool Mom

Dear Cool Mom, You probably don’t remember me, but I remember you. How long has it been? Three years? Four? Doesn’t really matter, because I doubt you’ll read this letter. While you were being the fun mom hanging with the preteens in the skate park, I was sitting on the bench outside eating McDonalds. The …

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I #AmWriting

If someone asked me, I'd tell them I haven't written anything in three months, but that isn't entirely true. I haven't written as much as I would like. I haven't worked on the projects I feel I should be working on. But I've written. (A little.) To tell you the truth, I've been down on …

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