Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Pretender Unmasked

Yep, that’s me. The Pretender, caught out, and now in complete and utter panic. Pretender Confession #1:  I admit to being physically and emotionally derailed by the broken ankle thing. Despite my previous blathering about getting motivated and my repeated … Continue reading

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100 Percent Protected

I dreamed about my dad the other night. He was there, just for a moment, just long enough for me to recognize him before he disappeared to wherever angels go. In my dream he was an angel, and all I … Continue reading

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Why Being a Writer is Cool

I’m trying to start off right in this fourth week of the Blog Me MAYbe challenge (we’ll see how far I get). Monday is to tell you something about writing. I’ve been working on an article that involves sperm whales. … Continue reading

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Test Tube Miracles…and Humility

On Friday, my sister’s children will graduate from high school. That’s pretty amazing, considering their start in life. You see, they are “test tube babies.” Do you remember that term? Do you remember how incredible the idea of babies conceived … Continue reading

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Writing every weekday for a month–what was I thinking? I shouldn’t be surprised I haven’t been able to keep that schedule. But I am still calling the Blog Me MAYbe challenge a success so far, because I have been posting … Continue reading

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Broken Bones and Blessings

I have not been too consistent on the posting for the Blog Me MAYbe challenge. I missed yesterday’s post, in which I was to ask something about you, so I will do that today…better late than never (which is the … Continue reading

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The Start of Something Big

I missed yesterday’s post, which was supposed to be something about writing. I confess I haven’t been working on my writing, even though it seems I should have all the time in the world with my broken ankle keeping me … Continue reading

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