Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ordinary in an Extraordinary World

Since finishing my short story on Saturday, I’ve had a bit of a dry spell, writing wise. Since today is only Monday, I’m not going to complain. There were periods in my life where I went weeks or even months … Continue reading

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You Want Me On That Wall

It is a beautiful Saturday here in Baltimore, and I am seated at my writing desk, my door and windows open to birdsong and a breeze and my hands wrapped around my umpteenth cup of coffee. Lee got up early … Continue reading

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Reading Baron Batch

My Pittsburgh Steelers always make me happy, even in the off-season. No, I’m not talking about Hine Ward’s dance moves, although I love those too. Tonight, I’m doing a happy dance over the fact that they drafted Baron Batch. Honestly, … Continue reading

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I Wish I Was A Nudist

That’s an empty wish, for me. I’ve never been one to walk around with butt-bits and boobage hanging out. In spite of my big mouth, I’m actually rather shy. But my sudden desire to be comfortable with nekkidness has nothing … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lee!

Tomorrow is Wednesday – the working Joe or Jane’s day of the week where you’ve been so thoroughly wacked with the office baseball bats that you’re bruised and gimpy, and you know you still have plenty more miles to hobble til … Continue reading

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Contest Reflections

So, my first timed writing contest is over, and here are my hindsight reflections. Because, you know, everyone loves hindsight : ). I expected to be struggling down to the wire. I wasn’t. The prompt came out at 1 p.m … Continue reading

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