Monthly Archives: July 2012

I’m On Vacation!

It sorta started last Wednesday night. I took the train into NY. Arrived at Grand Central and cabbed it over to my friend’s Chelsea digs. I was cat sitting for a couple days before I flew to LA. Well, to … Continue reading

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Reblog: When is a Friendship Over?

This post on friendships ending is from back in March 2010. Before I grasped how to insert pictures in my blog posts. Yup, there was a tech un-savvy time to my blog. I think the post still applies today. Friendships … Continue reading

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The Importance of Reconnecting with Your World

As writers, we are constantly told that writing is not enough. We have to market ourselves. To be interactive. To be visible. To be available. Online. I agree an online presence matters. But there has to be a balance between … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars–Book Review

The night I finished John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, I sat on my bed crying. For Hazel and Augustus. For the friend I lost to cancer years ago. For the people I was afraid to love. For those … Continue reading

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What is Your Legacy?

I’m reading this book that makes me feel utterly alive. That is so vivid and so brilliant, I cannot stop smiling. And it makes me think about what I will leave behind when I die. What my legacy will be. … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Connecticut?

That was my response to reading about vineyards in my home state. I spent two years in California. Went wine tasting along the central coast and discovered amazing wines–a pear flavored dessert wine where I could taste the pears. And … Continue reading

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Shame on You Sea Breeze Cleaners!

I cannot stand bad customer service! Especially in a bad economy. You charge people $5-$10 to dry clean an item and them you nickel and dime them when you destroy it?! I dropped off a White House Black Market sweater … Continue reading

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Reblog: The Fear

  Here’s a reblog of something I posted in 2011 about writer fear. Thought it might be useful to hear what happens inside my head in that moment. 🙂

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