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GOOD QUESTION

Tweet Is this a Bird or a bug?

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THE NO LIST

Tweet There are quite a few things that in my view are ill-advised, all around terrible ideas, and I cannot imagine why these things ever caught on. So I grabbed a pencil and made a NOPE list of stuff that … Continue reading

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THE DEEP CLEAN

Tweet I read an article that gave explicit instructions on how to “deep clean” one’s house. It didn’t go into the exact reasons why this is even necessary, but it laid out in great detail what a person must do … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Tweet Usain Bolt. He had to be the fastest man, didn’t he? His name. Nominative determinism is the term for the fact that people are drawn to professions that match their names. This is something that has been studied since the … Continue reading

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I OPENED THE WINDOW, AND IN FLUENZA

Tweet Thank goodness I got sick AFTER vacation.

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VACATION

Tweet The meaning of a vacation changes completely when you don’t have an actual job. Vacation is no longer that much needed respite from the drudgery of the daily office grind. It isn’t a time to rest and recharge. I … Continue reading

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DAY COUNTING

Tweet I get to see these  characters in exactly two weeks. But who’s counting?

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A LIFE OF DETAILS

Tweet Although I may not remember which daughter said which cute thing, I remember the cute thing. I remember so many little things that I have run across in my life. Small things, like the girl in the drug store … Continue reading

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THE CHALLENGE

Tweet   Are you on Facebook? If so, I would love to have you join us in The Back Booth, a group devoted to Women’s Fiction, hosted by my publisher, The Story Plant. https://m.facebook.com/groups/1259132430879799 I hosted this week, and asked members … Continue reading

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