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Contest reminder!


Just a reminder about the contest to win one of our published books! Well, not ours per se, but an anthology of 37 short stories in which ours are included. Advertisements

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Baby-sitting via Skype


Last week when Michelle and I met up via Skype, I asked her to do me a favor…

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Meeting-up via Skype


When I get on Skype, besides the fact that neither of us have to brush our teeth or even take a shower first, everything is the same.

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We’re published!


The books from the contest are published! Michelle and I received ours through the postal service!

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Not a good week.


Buried under boxes and “Where should I put this?” has just been too much this move. I’m usually not so overwhelmed, but this move…

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Technology illiterate


Michelle and I met up today for the first time on-line. First we tried yahoo messenger….

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Anchors Up!


Looks like the dreaded move is almost upon us. When Jennifer and I looked at the calendar today, we could hardly believe it. Next week is our last meeting. Face to face that is. She’s moving away. Not to worry! … Continue reading

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Writing a memoir


“I was forced to acknowledge all over again that writing is not life, or even truth, but merely fragments of both, imperfect reflections. There will always be moments and emotions which refuse to be caught, dark undertows which will never … Continue reading

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Chances of winning a contest


Michelle MADE me enter a contest. She picked out the pieces she thought were my best. She wouldn’t let me leave her house until I pressed the submit button myself. I think no one ever wins contests and it’s usually … Continue reading

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Yo-yo dieting


Michelle and I spend a lot of time talking about food as we cook it and eat it. We’re women and we’re alive so we’ve struggled with body image and food issues. We’ve tried diets, gone off diets, gained weight, … Continue reading

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