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Mikaela D'Eigh
You never know which boxes I'll fit in and which ones I'll tear apart.
You never know which boxes I'll fit in and which ones I'll tear apart.

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Ch-Ch-Changes: Saying Goodbye to La Belle. . . .
For what it’s worth: it’s
never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s
no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there
are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hop...

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The Un-Contained Garden
Comparison is the death of joy. ~
Mark Twain P interest is an enabler.  Every time I go on there, I am
reminded of how messy and imperfect my life is. A couple of weekends ago, some
friends and I sat and re-wrote and discussed our writing projects under the...

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Reading Can Be Detrimental
If I waited until I felt like writing, I’d never write at all. ~   Anne Tyler S ometimes reading can be detrimental
to your health.  Your creative health,
that is. Take this blog for instance.  There are just two posts for 2016 and
although I have been writ...

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Good Enough is Great: One Word for 2016
For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice. ~
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets B link.  Blink. Blink .  The cursor pulsates.  Steady. 
Measuring.  Judging. It waits for
my Muse to say something.  Anything. I want...

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Losing Sight of the Shore: Kayaking Lake Michigan
A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. ~ William
G.T. Shedd T he kayak leaned drunkenly to the right. I braced my legs against
the sides as a small swell raced towards the hull.   My paddling grew fast and sloppy, as if I
could hear th...

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Writing Under the Influence
Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write
sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the
Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline. ~ Peter De Vries, Reuben, Reuben...

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Pride and Forgivness in Elizabeth Hunter's The Scarlet Deep: A Review
I betrayed the woman I loved because of pride…I broke her
trust.  I might have lost her forever, if she wasn’t so forgiving.  Pride is…seductive.  Addictive.  And a harder habit to break than any drug. ~ Elizabeth
Hunter,   The Scarlet Deep July
is National...

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Not All Wounds Are Visible: Blogging for National Mental Health Month
It is a bottomless pit of feeling you're failing, but three days
later, you feel you can do anything, only to end the week where you began. It is not learning from your mistakes…. It is a hyper focus, so intense about what bothers you, that you
can’t pay at...
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