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J.R. Pearse Nelson
Fantasy tales rooted in myth and magic
Fantasy tales rooted in myth and magic
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Hello readers and friends! I had a bit of a walk earlier, and after that I was milling around in my backyard when a couple of things popped out to me. You know, it says in my bio that I’m always searching for the magic in our world, but the truth is that…
Magic Is Everywhere
Magic Is Everywhere
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I’m moving my office to one end of our formal living room so that our kids, now 7 and 9, can have their own bedrooms. We moved into this house in 2016, but I didn’t really sort out my books because we put them in storage early. Then we took our time…
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It’s finally a gorgeous Saturday morning in Oregon! I’m writing while my daughter takes a gymnastics class. Check out my view of the MU quad at Oregon State. And GO BEAVS.
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Managed to work myself into a bit of a pickle today. I drove my kids east to meet their grandmother for a little spring break fun. We met at Black Butte Ranch outside of Sisters Oregon. Had a nice walk/chat and enjoyed the view. Then I started driving…
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The rain has been pretty constant here for days. Mixed with a bit of snow today. A lovely day to stay indoors and work! ❤️ Have a beautiful weekend, wherever you are!
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… and when you need a break, take one! Forcing yourself into the nitty-gritty may not result in the quality of work you’re used to producing. Let’s remember, this is supposed to be play. Stories are fun. If it isn’t fun for the writer, it isn’t going to…
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We’re super excited to be visiting Great Wolf again. This is our second trip and we had a blast last time. I’m going to spend the next two days splashing in the water park and playing Shadow Quest with my kids. The girls have been chattering about this…
Family Fun at Great Wolf
Family Fun at Great Wolf
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I spotted this rose today. It’s trying to bloom at the end of January. Sometimes the most exciting and beautiful things in life come in the darkest season, when they are least expected. Happy blue moon! 🌚
There She Blooms
There She Blooms
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“Hustle” is the word for my household between November & February. The holiday season tends to be packed with events nearly every weekend with some part of our large family. And all four of our birthdays are in this zone, too. I’ve had to learn energy…
Finding the Joy Place
Finding the Joy Place
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I’ve been meaning to post about this band for a LONG time. They’ve scored a couple of slots on my “favorites” playlist that I listen to while out walking in my woods. Little Green Cars is an indie rock band from Dublin, Ireland. It’s a big group with…
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