Monthly Archives: November 2011

An Invitation for the Road

I am an adoptee, a product of the social views of the 1960s, when to be an unwed mother was paramount to wearing a scarlet ‘P’, defining a woman as ‘promiscuous’, and therefore of little or no value to society. … Continue reading

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The Warrior Diet for a Modern World

I struggled with my weight for most of my adolescent life, which continued into adulthood. By the time I gave birth to my third child, my son, I tipped the scales at 185 lbs. Six months after Cliffy was born, … Continue reading

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How Not To Write Smut

All of my children are legal adults. Not too long ago it seems, they were helpless infants, and now they cleave their own paths in life. Still, it used to worry my adult son when I didn’t answer my cell … Continue reading

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How Happy Are You?

As a writer of fiction, I have grudgingly made it a habit not to indulge in the work of other writers, especially when I’m in the midst of my own creation. This has resulted in a nearly fifteen-year lapse in … Continue reading

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Filtering Issues Start At Home

Over the past three years or so, the Change has been really creeping up on me. Often depicted as a demon possessor, I find that perimenopause is more of the unconscious will slowly seeping to the surface. I admit the … Continue reading

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