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Lisa Liddiard
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Under Arrest: The New Timeout?
My sister sent me a link today to an article about the arrest of ten-year-old John Benjamin Heygood who has Autism. Reportedly, he scratched and kicked a paraprofessional and a school board member and there was a warrant out for his arrest. You are not misr...

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Remembering My Primal Landscape
This week for my creative writing class I am to write a short story that takes place in my "Primal Landscape." What is that, you ask? Well according to the instructor , Amity Gaige, our primal landscape is "the place in which you were raised." I haven't eve...

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Happy Easter! It's been a lovely day at our house that started with church, then dinner and an Easter egg hunt at the home of my BFF Nessa C's parents house in Devol, Oklahoma. Kevin had to stay home because he didn't feel well but Nessa packed him leftover...

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Not Just a Flash in the Pan
I was off today and so I decided to make a decision about that story I wanted to submit to the Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest . I spent a couple of hours on a story last weekend but it just refused to be boxed into a 750-word limit! All the things I...

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Day 19 and I'm Still Blogging Along!
I saw this meme and had to use it. It is especially meaningful because Gene Wilder's Willie Wonka was one of my first girlhood crushes and my kinders are performing this play in less than two weeks. Yikes! I'm spontaneously breaking out in song all day. My ...

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In Search of the Crossroad
In my obsession with writing, I have rediscovered reading. I have read several books about the craft of writing from Stephen King's On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft  to Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird. One of the suggestions I have read and heard by King and ot...

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Prayers for San Bernardino
My heart goes out to all the families in San Bernardino. This is so tragic. I'm praying for them and all schools tonight.  Candle photo credit: Chris B Richmond <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/35652152@N07/28568752465">Melting</a> via <a href="http://...
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