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Ronda Bowen
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Editorial Consultant and Independent Scholar
Editorial Consultant and Independent Scholar

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Happy Fall! Right now as I write, my 22 month old is throwing a tantrum because the toy he is playing with isn’t doing what he wants it to do. The 3 1/2 year old is dancing in circles (literally) around him as he stomps, and the 5 month old is napping. A…

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When you’re feeling down, it can be hard to get things done. That’s why it’s so important to beat the blues and combat depression when you’re a person who wants to accomplish big things. But getting through the muck that is depression can be rough-going.…

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Alcoholism is a killer. I know it’s ironic to write that statement on a blog I started to talk about wine tasting and wine pairing recipes. (And I do want to get back to the original purpose of this blog – and I will.) But I’ve watched too many people…

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Life is rough sometimes. It’s messy. It’s hard. People fail. People struggle along until they succeed.  Right now, my life is colored by the navy blue glasses of postpartum depression where everything seems so tough and one action can send me into a…

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We are delighted to announce the PRE-ORDER AVAILABILITY of Diomere’s Exile by Sabrina A. Fish. Check it out and reserve your copy today. Official release date: September 29, 2017. Series: The Gate Keeper Chronicles Book 1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Publisher:…

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It’s not easy when you’re almost 40 and you’re trying to make big things happen. It’s no secret that I’m a big dreamer and that I aim high. It takes a lot of perseverance to make things happen – no matter what age you are, and a lot of courage to battle…

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I’m TIRED. I have small children who seem to never sleep, a student off at college embarking on his own adventure, a husband to hang out with, two businesses and soon-to-be three blogs. I help with a charity, I work to publish my own original work, and……

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In 1989, the wall came down, but until then, there were some moving stories that surrounded those who were torn apart due to the Berlin Wall. A couple of my favorite movies – Goodbye Lenin and Das Versprechen – offer treatments of this time period. Forty…

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Not too long ago, Zulily had Fitbits on sale at a good discount. Mine finally arrived, and I’ve been wearing it for extra motivation to make sure I move each day. After a few days, I was like “meh, whatever.” Partly because I didn’t have the results I…

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Happy August! I’m glad we’re getting closer to fall, as autumn is my favorite season of the year. I’m sad we’re getting closer to fall because it means that in 11 days, my oldest will be moving to college. He’s going to have a great time, though, and…
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