Monthly Archives: August 2013

What I learned from a Bad Book

Stephen King says, “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” I believe this to be true. I can’t help but notice the voices in my head respond … Continue reading

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This is why I don’t do yard work.

So I cut my finger on Friday doing something I shouldn’t be doing, yard work. I had big plans for Saturday. Plans many years in the waiting. Previous scheduling conflicts seem like a better excuse than my two hours in … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

“Time” has been a recurring theme of late. From the STEM event at NIU where guest author, Mike Mullins, said people always ask him when he has time to write, to which he replies- do you have a television? The … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven years ago August 2, I married the guy that knocked me up. I wasn’t going to. When I told him I was pregnant, while we sat on the picnic benches at Aldeen Park, a place we’d hung out many … Continue reading

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