Tag Archives: Midwest Writers Fellowship

Giving Thanks

I cannot deny that these past two years have been hard. Soul-crushing, fetal-position hard at times. Let me begin by saying this, by owning this: I know that if I threw my problems into a pile with all the other … Continue reading

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NO!

One of my very favorite songs to listen to when the kids were younger was the catchy “They Might Be Giants” tune, “NO!” It opens with this: “No is no. No is always no. If they say no, it means … Continue reading

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Another Baby

I can assure you that Chris had a mini-heart attack when he saw the title of this post. I nearly had one penning it. No, we’re not having another baby. It does, however, feel a bit like I just did. … Continue reading

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Introducing Catherine

My next book is almost done. Let’s all just ignore the fact that I said it would be done in September, k? We moved, I grieved, I put my big girl pants back on… that all takes time. And I … Continue reading

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Queen for a Day

Okay, so I’m not really a queen, but I do have the honor of being the brilliant and witty Andrea Maurer’s guest blogger of the day. Close enough, I think. Andrea is a friend of a friend… (long story)… but … Continue reading

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Jumping for Joy

I received the email yesterday afternoon. I almost deleted it. I was clicking through all the unwanted spam in my rarely used RoadRunner account when I stopped at the subject line that said, “Congratulations!” I was fairly certain I was … Continue reading

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