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Early Meetings, Sunrises, and The Week in Review

I hate having to attend early morning meetings. It's not the meeting, per se, but the fact I have to be at work an hour earlier than usual. I don't wake up any earlier but I miss the time I have in the mornings to collect my thoughts. That seems to throw my entire day… Continue reading Early Meetings, Sunrises, and The Week in Review

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Hazy Days, Fireworks, and The Week in Review

The Sarahan dust arrived in Texas last weekend and resulted in some hazy days. Okay, we have hazy days every summer but this is the first time I've heard it attributed to anything from Africa. Here in the US, we had a holiday - Independence Day. It's a time for backyard cookouts, boating and swimming,… Continue reading Hazy Days, Fireworks, and The Week in Review

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The Week in Review

Happy Friday, Readers. Hope you've had a good week. Although summer hasn't officially arrived, if the upcoming weekend is any indication, Texas is in for a hot one. I'm making a concerted effort to blog more often. In addition to writing, I enjoy photography - especially nature photos. Due to health reasons, I'm not able… Continue reading The Week in Review

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New Year, New Beginnings

New beginnings. Okay, I probably say that this time every year. But I always look at January 1 as a time to start over. To put aside our perceived failures and move forward to achieve our plans and dreams. As you know from my last post, I didn’t accomplish all that I planned last year.… Continue reading New Year, New Beginnings

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The Year That Wasn’t… The Year That Was

I had high hopes for this year. After publishing my first novel, a novella, and contributing to three anthologies in 2016, this year could only get better. Right? Wrong! I thought I would finish the first draft of my novel, Unknown Reasons, by March at the latest. Then came April, May, June. The clock kept… Continue reading The Year That Wasn’t… The Year That Was