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Here I Am #morningcoffeesessions Day 5

It's Friday! We made it through another week...well, nearly. I like Fridays because they still feel like Fridays, and after Fridays are Saturdays and Saturdays mean we can sleep in! This is day five of #morningcoffeesessions, and I'm happy to announce these brilliant sessions will continue into next week. If you'd like to join us,… Continue reading Here I Am #morningcoffeesessions Day 5

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New Moon #morningcoffeesessions Day 4

This morning's session took a different turn. I pulled away from where we began because I couldn't ignore what was happening in my body. We talked about hugs. And...you know I love me some hugs. So, the poem that came out was not what I expected...but also what I couldn't ignore. It's about menstruation, so… Continue reading New Moon #morningcoffeesessions Day 4

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Dream Poet for Hire Marshall James Kavanaugh

While my family and I were in New York City in January, we visited Washington Square Park. It's a hot-spot for creatives, often the gathering place for buskers, musicians, wild fashion, weddings and serious games of chess. On this particular day, we had the pleasure of meeting poet Marshall James Kavanaugh aka '@DreamPoetForHire'. Marshall is… Continue reading Dream Poet for Hire Marshall James Kavanaugh

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This just in – a review of Look At Her

Though it's been some time since Look At Her launched, turns out that folks are still reading, and affected enough to give time and energy to writing and publishing a review! Many thanks to FreeFall Magazine - "FreeFall is a literary magazine based in Calgary, AB.. In 2008 Micheline Maylor and Lynn C. Fraser took… Continue reading This just in – a review of Look At Her

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HELLO! Whatcha readin’? Bookish things for you.

HELLO! The hubby and I had a fancy date to go see Lionel Richie at the DTE Theatre over the weekend. It was AMAZING! Summer vacation has officially started for the kidlets. We have been spending much time together - poolside, inside the pool - playing cards, watching movies, playing badminton and backgammon. We have… Continue reading HELLO! Whatcha readin’? Bookish things for you.

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Moving Day & More!

Hello friends! It's been over a month since my last post. Golly - that's way too long of a break! I promise that the reasons are legit! Big news first: We're moving! That's right, Gertrude's Writing Room has a new home and we're moving in this weekend! I'm over-the-moon with excitement and pre-moving day jitters.… Continue reading Moving Day & More!