Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tale Tues: The Aide and Taking Sides

“You have to take my side. Why can’t you take my side?” It was my mother calling, around 10 pm. Boys were asleep. I’d been watching The Piano on my iPad. A movie where I could escape to New Zealand … Continue reading

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No Tale Tues BUT…

. . . my first novel originally published by Harcourt Brace is now available on Amazon. It’s pricey at $2.99, but I think any writer who values their work should consider it worth more than the price of a single … Continue reading

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Tale Tues: Finding Peace in the Broken

“I’m alive!” It was 7 am. I had just poured my first cup of coffee when my mother called to report that “they” had been wrong: “They told me I was going to die, but I woke up this morning … Continue reading

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No Tale Tues but New Woven Tale Press Issue!

Can’t get it all done in one week, but Vol II, Issue #1 is now on e-stand. With our usual eclectic mix from the creative web. Even Play Doh as fine art and stone seahorses and more: Follow @cmsvoteup

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Stress and Germinating Grief

“You look tired.” This astute observation didn’t come from a friend or family member. Not from my husband, certainly not my boys who’ve been subsisting on candy canes off our Christmas tree; not from my mother’s new live-in aide who … Continue reading

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