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#276–Three hats––writer, editor & writer/editor . . .

For the next several weeks, I’ll be wearing more than one hat. I’ll be a writer and an editor, both of which I normally consider myself to be. But I also have a project where I’ll be both writer and … Continue reading

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#275–Storms, swarms & crossword puzzles . . .

Storms This past week, we had a major storm where many people lost power, a landslide closed Hwy 126 between Florence and Eugene for days, a section of Hwy 101 by Otter Rock sunk so traffic is restricted, flooding occurred … Continue reading

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#274–New Year’s resolutions, hmm . . .

My New Year’s resolutions are usually the same each year, which means I don’t succeed in accomplishing them and need to try again. And they will sound familiar––lose weight and exercise more. As usual, I say that this year I’ll … Continue reading

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#273–Ornaments and memories . . .

The reason I have a seven-foot Christmas tree is because of my many ornaments. I really look forward to getting them out and remembering what they represent and hanging them on the tree. It takes me a day to decorate … Continue reading

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#272–Home Alone––Christmas 2020 . . .

Call me a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas. I want it all—the tree and decorations, choosing and wrapping presents, writing a Christmas letter that encapsulates the entire year, actual Christmas cards, baking goodies that I only do once a … Continue reading

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#271–Remembering Big Basin . . .

Hiking the trails in the woods among towering redwoods in Big Basin Redwoods State Park is a fond memory. On a map, you can see that the park is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains between the ocean and the … Continue reading

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#270–Anthology of healing and hope . . .

Note: Check menu bar to buy books or cards. Cards now on sale––any three for $12. What a deal! You know you’ve received some kind of recognition when you’re asked to submit to an anthology. So, I was thrilled last … Continue reading

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#269–Life and The Good Feet Store . . .

Note: Check menu bar to buy books or cards. Cards now on sale––any three for $12. What a deal! A few years ago, I drove a friend over to Eugene because her back was hurting too much for her to … Continue reading

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#268–Also, not thankful for . . .

There is much I am thankful for and that is included in this post, but this year has been such a nightmare in so many ways, I just had to address some of what has made this year so awful. … Continue reading

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#267–Victorian Belles in 2020 . . .

I felt excited to be out in the world selling my books again. Last year between mid-October when my sister and I returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to DC and when I headed back to California to spend Christmas with … Continue reading

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