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Kate’s Story is nearly available

It has taken longer than I expected to finish Volume II of the Farley Bend series.  In a perfect world the book would’ve been available last summer.  I struggled with the ending of Volume II, eventually figuring out how to … Continue reading

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So, Do You Have Any Grandchildren?

The young woman about to cut my hair today didn’t mean to imply that I’m old, I’m sure.  My first reaction was to look around the salon and make sure the question was actually aimed at me.  Grandchildren?  Really?  Yikes! … Continue reading

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Feedback

My Dad said, “I keep hearing you’re an author, but I haven’t seen your book yet.” To be fair, I haven’t spent a lot of time and energy promoting ‘Farley Bend’.  I am still timid about sharing to wide audiences, … Continue reading

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You haven’t changed a bit…

Since elementary school.  Really? A couple of months ago I ran into my one of my elementary school teachers.  I won’t supply exact math, but will share that fourth grade was several decades ago.  I walked away from the encounter … Continue reading

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Changing focus…

Volume II (Kate’s story) has been in the works for a few months now.  I had originally hoped to finish Kate’s story in time to begin work on Volume III (Parker House) during National Novel Writing Month. A few real … Continue reading

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Wordplay at Large – Molassacre

Over the weekend we enjoyed a harbor cruise in Boston.  The narrator was full of trivia bits and anecdotes regarding the big city, and did a fine job mixing facts and entertainment as he spoke for nearly an hour and … Continue reading

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Introverts Illustrated

For as long as I can remember I have been more comfortable in small groups than large groups, and far more comfortable listening with the audience than speaking from the spotlight. A few jobs ago I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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366 Very Good Days

The older I get, the more the days blur together.  In the blink of an eye the leaves are turning color again, though it feels like just yesterday I was shoveling snow and wishing for the sight of green grass.  … Continue reading

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Pizza and Communication

A couple of decades ago my husband and I discovered a small pizza and sandwich shop named Vesipucci’s.  I do not remember how we heard about Vesipucci’s, but I do remember that they featured a sandwich called a nightmare, and … Continue reading

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If You’re Thinking About Australia…

You won’t find much information here about that Farley Bend! Before I named the town, I googled Farley Bend to see if such a place existed in the United States.  The first several returns pointed to a real estate agent … Continue reading

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