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NotQuitePollyanna
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because not writing... is like starving.
because not writing... is like starving.

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the end...

Begin at the beginning… and go on till you come to the end…” ~ Lewis Carroll My best friend and I broke up last December. Neither of us knew, when we woke up that morning, that would be the last day of our friendship. But it was. After 12 years. we were…

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learning how to say things out loud...

Several months ago I was in a really bad place. I was drained, exhausted, worn down. I hesitate to say I was depressed, because I know so many people who battle with darker demons, but I was very sad. My emotions were manifesting physically, and I was…

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a momentary lapse of confidence...

I love long baths. (and everyone knows long baths must be accompanied by a good book… and sometimes wine. but it was early.) So that is what I was doing this morning (lounging in a warm bath, reading a delicious book) when a strange and troublesome…

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the idea farm...

I have a notebook in my Evernote which I’ve labeled “The Idea Farm.” It’s one of the tools I use to jot down thoughts, words, lines, business dreams and novel plots. It’s a place to capture all the swiftly moving brainstormy things that haven’t been…

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on love. friendship. tiny towns. and big hearts...

I was in Bellingham, Washington at the end of June, visiting my precious Polar Bear, who has been dealing with some heavy things and just… needed me. So I went. On day two of my visit she introduced me to a friend of hers and said “This is my friend,…

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many many moons...

Part of my simplifying project has led me to read through old journals… this has proven to be rather hilarious, as I dug through those boxes and rediscovered me… at age 13. 13 year old me was a terrible speller. 13 year old me was angsty as shit. 13 year…

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I hope today is the best day...

The friend of a friend passed away a few days ago. Young. Mother. Wife. Cancer. I read her obituary. It made me ponder…   Years ago, I worked as an administrative assistant in a funeral home. My office was upstairs, so I was often quite removed from the…

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99% au naturel. whether I like it or not...

A few months ago I pretty much stopped wearing make-up. This isn’t really a huge difference, I really didn’t wear much to begin with – mainly eye shadow – so it’s not like my face was suddenly bland in comparison. I just, one day, didn’t feel like…

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Flight... http://wp.me/p4cex3-gA

it’s not a real playground if it doesn’t have a swing-set. there is pure bliss for me on swings legs pumping forth and back rising ever higher laughing at the feeling of muscles strained air blowing past my ears wind rushing against my cheeks and a…

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5 things I adore...

1. road trips.  2. ferry boats.  3. dancing barefoot.  4. the smell of the sea 5. the sound of the wind through the trees. 
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