Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Decade of Glorious Glorieta

Ten years ago I stood on the shore of this lake and photographed the chapel at Glorieta for the first time. I was serving my first term as president of our local PWOC.  I was nervous and felt completely out … Continue reading

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We’re Baaaack!

When I said I was going to try to keep up with daily blogging whilst moving I’m glad I didn’t take any bets on that.  The long trip (around 38 hours of straight, sleepless travel) combined with going from a cool dry … Continue reading

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Last Post From Down Under

I missed posting yesterday as I rushed to finish my entry for the JournalStone Short Story Contest.  I’m not entirely happy with it, but nonetheless it’s finished due to lack of time.  I’m lucky to have Amy Eye looking over … Continue reading

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9/11 Flashback:Distant Shock

In September 2001 I was a contract writer for militarylife.com and I lived on Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.  At the time of the attacks on the twin towers I was up early at the gym working out.  I watched … Continue reading

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Moving Day!

  Moving today!  Just taking a few minutes to let you know that as you sit comfortably reading this, we are probably covered in dust and moving grime and getting tired.  After this we are heading to the country for … Continue reading

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US Economy: New & Improved… Buy NOW!

Somehow I missed Obama’s speech and got an infomercial instead.  I was looking for the channel that featured a reassuring political leader with a plan to save the nation.  All I could find was this well dressed man urging me … Continue reading

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Constant Vigilance!

Lately I find I am needing a colossal size grain of salt when I’m looking at claims of success.  My most recent surprise has been in watching the perpetual pre-release of the highly anticipated Star Wars Old Republic game due … Continue reading

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New Writer Spotlight: Ashlee K. Pt.5

From Angela: This is the fifth installment from a brand new young writer named Ashlee K. You can start at the beginning, or just dive right in here. I’d like to welcome Ashlee and thank her for allowing me to introduce … Continue reading

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JournalStone Short Story Contest

Short post tonight so I can finish off my entry for the JournalStone 2011 Short Story Contest.  Entries are due by 16th of September so I need to get busy or forget it. My entry is called Karmic Circle, and … Continue reading

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Survival Politics

When something is broken you have three choices.  Fix it, get a new one or live with it broken.  Unfortunately ‘live with it broken’ is the default setting that kicks in when we can’t decide.  It’s also usually the least … Continue reading

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