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50,000 words

Holy crap, I did it!!! I’m sleep deprived and my house is a mess, but I made it to just over 50,000 words in 30 days, with about 45 minutes to spare. Phew, I feel so much better about my … Continue reading

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Meet me halfway

25,085 words and I’m behind on the word count but still halfway there; NaNoWriMo 2018 is kicking my ass in the best possible way. What a glorious distraction from the tragedies and heartbreak of everyday life, and from the blood, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin butter

A recipe called for pumpkin butter, and Google showed me how to make it; it makes your house smell amazeballs, and let’s just say yummmmm – it has so many uses too! I have mad scientist plans to create a … Continue reading

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7000 words

My ex-fiance used to  mock me for claiming to be a writer, but not ever writing. He didn’t understand and I never wanted to explain, even if I’d had the words back then. Even now I struggle, still have those … Continue reading

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Mental tapeworms

Scandinavian Frizzante and cannabis and NaNoWriMo.  What a relief to get one of the stories out of my head, even if it does feel rather like pulling an inanimate, lengthy tapeworm into the light. My imagination and the characters in … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Hunt

Finding them usually takes a lot of hiking through the woods up in the mountains in late summer. With the risk of bears and bees, we always had to wear long pants and long sleeves – not that great on … Continue reading

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Winds over water

And then the waves come back, and all I can see is blue. And still no you. SOTD Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey

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Love so right

One of my favorite things about writing is the delete option. Until it’s in print, and even sometimes after, you can still undo, take it back. I’ve erased, crossed out, deleted, and destroyed more than I’ve ever written. Eliminating the … Continue reading

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Solid illusion

I never thought I would be able to read the same way again after some of the drugs that were prescribed for me. What a relief to fully have my books back again, to be able to plow through 500 … Continue reading

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Not the trendy cute kind

Day seven without cannabis and I feel like a tightly wound mess. Work is always challenging – bitchy women in a small office, lots of gossip and fighting, on top of everything else. God I miss roofing with the guys, … Continue reading

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