Lifestyle, Uncategorized

What If He Comes Back For Xmas?

This year my family is not participating quite as much in the typical traditions of Christmas and I am thinking more about the real implications of this holiday, as some of the distractions are removed, allowing me to look at what Christmas really means with fresh eyes. God could have just placed his hands over this sinful planet and said…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Voice

My Favorite Xmas Music Of All Time

  Okay, confession time.  I have hardly listened to any Xmas music this year.   ‘ducks from the ensuing bombardment of rotten fruit’ But just because I am going through a Grinch-y phase, doesn’t mean that I don’t have my all time favorite Xmas music just like the rest of you merry elves! And so….let the list begin! This is…

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Lifestyle

9 Things I Want For Xmas…But Probably Won’t Get.

  The title is pretty self-explanatory.  Oh, I wanted more run-of-the-mill things for Christmas….books, music…that kind of thing.  But I have these deep longings for something else for Christmas….things that very likely won’t come to pass…but are still lots of fun to think about.  Thus, I have compiled a list; starting at the most plausible and ending with the impossible.…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Writing

How I Survived NaNoWriMo

       NaNoWriMo is officially over and I clocked in at approximately 74,000 words!  I’m feeling prêt-ty good right now!      I’m also very, very, VERY tired. Anyway, the entire experience was a blast.  It’s funny that I can say that now because when I first signed up for it, I was convinced I was going to die.  I thought…

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Lifestyle

Book Sale BlitzKrieg

       An alarm buzzes in my ear and my eyes snap open.  The strange butterfly of anticipation in my stomach that lingered all day yesterday has multiplied in the night into a swarm.  All my senses are on high alert.  Years of training begin to kick in. I dress quickly – comfortable, combat clothes and shoes are essential.  I…

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