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Valerie Lumsden
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Peaceful Southern writer.
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It's the end of the crap as I've known it...
It's been quite a while since I've written.  New Year's of 2016, to be exact.  I've started four  seven blog posts since then and written a little on that November novel.  Lots of school papers, too. But for the most part, there's been no time or space to w...

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New Year's post, 2016.  It's long...and very honest.  Thanks for reading!

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I dreamed a dream...
Welcome 2016... I've been sitting here for three solid days...in my brain...trying to figure out what to write about 2015. There's been a war waging inside of me.  Do I write the ugly truth of all I discovered last year? Should I only focus on the good?  Th...

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Start.
I've been doing a lot of private writing lately.  Journaling.  That's not even a recognized word in my desktop dictionary.  It's similar to the new word "pinning"...not meaning what one does when hemming a pair of pants, but the process by which we keep our...

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Fighting...becoming...
I am currently participating in NaNoWriMo- National Novel Writing Month.  It is a crazy, worldwide thing in which one commits to writing a 50,000 word novel during the month of November.  I have started this quest the past three Novembers, and have yet to g...

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On being bravery and light...
This is the most important blog post I will ever write.  You may think that's a lofty sentiment.  I might feel the same if I was sitting in your shoes and seat right now too.  But wait.  Just wait for it. My pride and love as a mother are about to burst out...

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The Voodoo Incident.

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I wrote.  Happy New Year, everyone.

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Sixteen candles.
Rhiannon Skye celebrated her 16th birthday on October 26th. How can my brown eyed girl be sixteen???  It doesn't so much make me feel old as baffles my mind.  Since my words will never be adequate to describe her beauty grace intelligence faith self-respect...
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