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Sarah Dunster
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Wife, Mother, Poet, Novelist.
Wife, Mother, Poet, Novelist.

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addiction, deception and betrayal--these are the ugly, normal things about being human.
I've been thinking a lot about addiction lately. I have ancestors who have struggled with addiction. And people close to me, in my everyday life, have struggled with it as well. I'd argue, at this point, that nearly everyone on this planet has an addiction ...

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The childrens are in this! (& me too.) My friend Ashley is a pretty awesome artist & designer. She volunteers her art and skills in our local community, at church in every organization, and to benefit other local artist like authors to help with cover art and design. It's time she got some back!! Share this so she can get a much deserved scholarship to help jump-start her business. 

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Summer of a Bunch of Stuff--Greenhouse update
So, my friend did a post recently about how this is a summer of miracles for her and her family. It has been one for us too, but I don't want to steal her title, or her post, so I'm just going to say: this has been the summer of a bunch of awesome stuff. We...

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Creativity and Screwyness
I've been thinking lately about the phenomenon of creativity. If you are a creative person, you tend to live in the world of possibility. If you're like me, you think of scenarios all the time, involving imaginary or real people in your life. You also tend ...

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Writing Update and Request for Input
A few people have asked me how the novel writing's going. Those on facebook are aware of my querying and slew of rejections, seasoned by an occasional personal note from an editor telling me they enjoyed my pages but it's not from them, and also the very oc...

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Moments
This weekend, my last baby was blessed, and my first son was baptized. We were given a paper to write on, to put in books for baptism memories. All I felt today, seeing my wonderful eight year old son who still impulsively gives me kisses on the cheek, who ...

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Part VI (two years later)--Cascading consequences and epiphanies.
So as y'all are aware who read this blog, about two years ago I wrote a multi-part post about something very difficult and sad that happened to me a while ago. If you haven't read it and are curious, the tag on this post will lead you to the others. In a nu...

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Naming, and Strong Women
I have very strong-willed daughters (and sons) and while this presents some struggles right now as I try to parent them, I wouldn't want it to be different. Because strong women are kind of my heritage, and my husband's as well. Jeff and I have a lot in com...

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National Healthcare Problems; Why I think a single-payer system is the only viable choice on the table right now
This is for my friends on cebook, RE the discussion of political candidates and Bernie Sanders' plan for a single-payer system, and why I feel like it's the only real option on the table to solve our problems with Healthcare in America right now. I will s...

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My Harry Potter Meyers Brigs Type Inventory rundown--by category, and including friends and family
I have been wanting to do this for a long time. Because this: Is so wrong. It's just so, so wrong. And it's been bugging me for a while. (Ok. You can disagree with me. And btw, I might be wrong too, and I'm OK with that... consider this an alternative set o...
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