Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!
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Less than a week away – TEDX-CK!

  Do you ever do this? See a ‘best-before’ date on food and think about what you’ll be doing on that date? You do?! So I was making the kid’s lunches this morning and I noticed that the best-before date on the pita bread do-hickey was the date of my TedX-CK talk. My stomach immediately lurched into … Continue reading

Mighty Catch-Up – Floods, Books, Clowns, TEDx
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Mighty Catch-Up – Floods, Books, Clowns, TEDx

I don’t know if you can see it in the photo, but the skin on the palm of my right hand is peeling. Like I’m some sort of shedding reptile. Weeeelllll. I just might be. With the seasonal change in weather and worry, so too comes a seasonal change to my skin, it seems. My hands … Continue reading

The Guesser – #Hangman – Rewrite a go!
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The Guesser – #Hangman – Rewrite a go!

Tasks completed: Meditate. (10 minutes) Find most recent version of novel. GULP. (Took me a good twenty minutes.) Create new file for edited version. Print out current version of chapter one. Compare current version with new edited version. Write from the heart. WORD COUNT: 1478 (including new words and edited words!) TIME SPENT WRITING: 1.5 … Continue reading

Back to it – #TheGuesser #Hangman
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Back to it – #TheGuesser #Hangman

I’m reverting. Reverting back to writing because I love it. Because it makes me feel alive. Because I have a story to tell. I kinda lost this soul-connection over the last year. I wrote a lot in 2016 – indeed! I feel proud of the writing, but there was always gobbledeegoop mixed up in the ‘where’. In … Continue reading

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You’ve Got A Great Brain

Not sure if it’s the consistently inconsistent weather…or the fact that I’m turning 38 at the end of the month…or the fact that the writing part of my new book of poetry is complete…but I’m feeling unable to quiet my mind. Like, at all. It’s the worst when I’m doing daily things like driving my car … Continue reading