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With Apologies to my Mother

Mom decided to start reading my blog (one year later) and, of course, she joins my small herd of followers on the post of the family reaction to moving to LA. She was less than thrilled of my portrayal of her. So, Mother, if you still count among my followers, this is the one post […]

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Soapbox Podium Thumping – eBooks

*shuffle shuffle shuffle* SQUEAK! *clears throat and steps onto soapbox* I’m about to pontificate, so feel free to ignore my opinion. I stumbled across something I’m not going to link to because I don’t want to support the cause, even indirectly, but I want to be clear. eBooks should not be the be-all-end-all direction of […]

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Reactions: Family

Typical Midwest middle class family. If that phrase doesn’t help you form a mental image, I apologize. This post may not make that much sense. The first family member I told about my move to Los Angeles was my younger brother. “When are you leaving?” “January.” “Okay.” His thumbs twirled as he delved back into […]

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Six Degrees

Six degrees of Kevin Bacon: fun game or way of life? Well, its turning into a way of life. I’m booking my social calendar for the next few weeks (I know, who’d have thought a poor little introvert like me could be so popular?), and you’d be surprised at how many people I know have […]

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Things are about to get…

Things are about to get really boring. And, then, really interesting. I’m moving. Probably to Los Angeles. New York isn’t off the table, but it’s less likely. If I fail, it’s going to be in a blaze of glory, like a Katy Perry song or something. I’m hoping there’s no Midnight Train to Georgia moment. […]

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Items of Interest: Ep. 17

Humans like patterns. We like to think that things repeat, and we love to feel clever. There are quite a few wonderful things that have come out of this idea. Writing. Science. Mathematics. These things are supposed to help us identify the patterns of the universe and make us feel special and clever. Then, things […]

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