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Death Watch

Do you know how everyone loses their minds when a parent passes away? My father experienced a slow decline; soon after Memorial Day two years ago, he passed. My father was a big man, over six foot tall, strong and … Continue reading

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Delphinium – with care, blooms twice

Sticking to their word, Delphinium blooms again. The lovely editors at REaDLips have promised to give some of the proceeds of Delphinium’s Summer Issue 2017 (and going into the future) to literacy programs.  I’m beginning to appreciate Delphinium and those … Continue reading

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Namas-Cray

My friend Laura LaBrie from Lovely Lattitudes, first said this word to me.  It describes life, don’t you think?  My new book was all set to go, it just needed a title.  I felt like this word, “Namas- Cray” accurately … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Writing Style

A prompt in a writing group to think about style inspired me to consider the evolution of my own writing style. Writing evolves, grows, hopefully gets better, with all we learn and experience in life.  But style is something a … Continue reading

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Sleep pulls me down….

My untitled poem [Sleep pulls me down on a Christmas pillow]     has been published in Silver Streams journal. Silver Streams is a new publisher in Ireland. Call me Internationale.

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A Cray Giveaway

In celebration of my upcoming release of Namas-Cray in July, I’m giving books away for the next few months. You can enter to win a signed copy of my book, Here in the Silence, by entering this GoodReads Giveaway. Namas-Cray … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Secret Revealed!

When Grandma asks you to do something – You do it! So when Grandma asked Katie to “take care of something” and “don’t tell anyone,” she barely hesitated. She had to get on a plane in the middle of the … Continue reading

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