The Killers Concert

 I’d said right after the concert was done that I would blog about it, so my oldest daughter has been waiting for this post. So I guess I must. It isn’t that I don’t want to write about it. It is just that I have had second thoughts about how ...

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Downsizing my email collection

So, I got a new computer. It’s a tablet PC with hours and hours of battery power. Joy! As I was contemplating my email, I thought of just starting over. Then I realized, that there is just too much I’d lose. But there is also more than I want, with ...

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Who gets to define bad science?

If you know me, you know I’m religious. A faithful Mormon to be exact. And you know that I’m skeptical. There is a church in the area I live that has a sign with sayings posted on it. This week, the quote is “The real opium of the masses is ...

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Vladimir has a blog!

My husband isn’t much of a writer, though he is a great story teller. As many know, he is also an artist and is responsible for most of the artwork in our book, Vue 7 From the Ground Up. So his blog is mostly pictures he has created, though he’ll ...

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Upgrade and makeover

No news that everyone needed to upgrade wordpress if they hadn’t recently to 2.8.4. So I did and of course it was harder than it should have been. Once I was doing that, it was time to change things around and get a few widgets installed and finally get that ...

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50 K Words, 20 Stories in Nov

So, the last few years I have considered myself unable to do Nanowrimo. Good reasons: Last year I actually was writing a book in November, and got 70K words done in about 2 months. Non-fiction doesn’t count, though, and I took the contract with a 2 month deadling. Novels don’t ...

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First impressions of a really new school

So after some inspiration from my sister, Tonya, I enrolled my eleven year old daughter into a charter school. Her friend situation at the other school wasn’t the best, and I felt lukewarm about both the teachers and the principal who seemed less supportive of the accelerated program my daughter ...

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Acrylic nails

So just days before I left on my trip, the worst of all disasters occurred: I broke a nail. I don’t usually care about all that. Writing involves typing, and short nails are typically good. But I was going to present, and I like to use my hands a lot, ...

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Writing goals and changes

I’ve been starting to come to a realization lately. My work at Geekatplay will simply not let up enough for me to concentrate on my writing career as much as I’d like. I’ve decided to not focus on getting a novel done this year, but instead to write short stories ...

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New Orleans

The city that never sleeps. I’d forgotten about that little tag. We got in on Sunday night at 10, worried about finding a decent place to eat. We shouldn’t have. We got out of the hotel room on Royal Street and the city was as busy as if it were ...

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