#Foraging in a #NewLand

Yes, I’ve been MIA.  Life for the past few months has been about transition – California to Oregon, rental places to our new home, cardboard boxes to new resting places.  I struggled to remember what zip code I was in.  Energy to write?  Pah! Now, there are no more excuses.  While much is still in…

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Can a #hiatus boost #creativity?

Yes, I’ve been MIA. I have an excuse. A really good excuse. We sold the ranch. Yes, after 19 years, we sold the 10 acres we called home, and became vagabonds without a place to go. This entailed work. There was sorting, donating, trashing, packing, recycling, gardening, interim-storing, changes of address, dog-boarding, all sorts of…

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Creativity – Where does it come from?

Sometimes, it’s best to defer to those who can say things more fluently than you! I enjoyed this PBS video on creativity.  Let me know what you think about it! http://blog.bookbaby.com/2014/01/how-to-be-creative/?utm_campaign=BB1406&utm_source=BBeNews&utm_medium=Email

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“You Must Have Time To…”

I’m a full time writer, and have been now for over two years.  This is my full time job.  Before that, I was, simultaneously, a self-employed management consultant and online university professor for close to twenty years.  In all of these “lives”, I’ve worked from home.  In fact, I’m not sure I would even KNOW how to…

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Appreciation Days

Yesterday, we went to the local Christmas tree farm to cut our trees (yes, plural) for the holiday season.  It’s a small place, family run and friendly, and since it’s well off the main drags through the county, gets less traffic than the larger, more commercial places.  I’ve been going there since I moved to California…

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Wine, Water, and the Witch

The Story of Marguerite and Deke is ready for your reading pleasure! November 2013 Hi My Friends! Yes, at long last, you’re going to learn about Marguerite and Deke and the infamous witch of Witch Hill Winery.  If you’re wondering what took me so long to get their story out, it’s – well – complicated. …

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