Category Archives: Commentary & Musing

Diabetic

For more than ten years, I’ve been considered a high risk for diabetes. A few weeks ago, I finally connected with a new doctor (we moved to Colorado almost a year ago and had put it off for “reasons”.) She … Continue reading

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The Runner-Up

I am thrilled to share that I am a runner up in the Futurescapes Writing Contest! A year ago I saw a call for submissions for the contest with the theme Cities of Empowerment. Reading the blurb about what they’re … Continue reading

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Princess

The loss of John Glenn earlier this month hit me hard. I set down my WIP and started a story based on how John always told his wife Annie “I’m just going down to the corner store for a pack of … Continue reading

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Semifinalist

Many moons ago I saw a call for submissions for the Futurescapes Writing Contest. The theme Cities of Empowerment caught my attention because I have a deep love of architecture, and a degree in Architectural Engineering Technology. Reading the details, they … Continue reading

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It Wouldn’t Be That Way

But first, a quick update: Writing is happening, but it’s mostly finishing up The Flip of a Coin instead of working on The Turn of a Phrase, which is my NaNoWriMo project. I am not going to win NaNoWriMo this year, but … Continue reading

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Tab Order

. Launch Chrome Open this blog in first tab Open Twitter in next tab Glance at feed, then switch from Twitter to Tweetdeck (this step can be postponed until after other tabs are open, if desired) Open Facebook Open Gmail, … Continue reading

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The Little Things

I have a very specific memory, probably around fourth grade, of our teacher handing out two assignments for us to do. One was very short, and the other would take longer. We were instructed to do the short one first … Continue reading

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Current Works

Big changes have come with our family’s move to Colorado Springs! I still haven’t fixed my tagline “…outcast of Colorado by temporary necessity…” because I feel like the wheels are still spinning. In the coming months I’ll be updating not … Continue reading

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Machete Order

Although I write SciFi and have been a Star Wars fan all my life, I had not heard of “Machete Order” until yesterday. It came up when a facebook friend asked what order her daughter should watch the Star Wars movies. I … Continue reading

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“Well, Crap.”

“Well, Crap.” This is a quote from one of my favorite pastors, Rev. Mark Pitton. The quote plays a significant role in the latest story from The Cities of Luna, Pastor Pastornack’s Sabbatical. The story is dedicated to him. By … Continue reading

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