Monthly Archives: February 2016

Are we all just NPCs?

As I paid for my chickens, the cashier and I just had the same conversation from last week—small talk about the weather, the high price of things and how tough it is to get ahead. As I walked away I … Continue reading

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Is Niceville a literary Murano?

Could Niceville be a literary Murano? Most people know that Murano is a Venetian island known for its glass artistry. Fewer know why and how the glassblowers of Murano became renowned worldwide for their skills. It began out of practicality. … Continue reading

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Working out is working…

Today I ran my fastest ever—a 9:29 mile. My average pace is 9:37 per mile putting me in the 66.71 percentile for a 5K. The average woman my age runs at a 12:41:48 pace. This April 30 I will run … Continue reading

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Bowie’s Major Tom… now a picture book!

David Bowie passed away Jan. 10 and many artists/authors have been struggling to find a way to commemorate this cultural icon. A few years ago graphic artist Andrew Kolb designed a children’s book from the lyrics to Bowie’s Major Tom. Then Andrew Ruttan … Continue reading

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Just watched Food, Inc.

We just finished watching Food, Inc., an independently produced film that shows how our food industry is playing us for fools. A lot of this was old news for us personally—the industrialized meat industry is atrocious, the chemicals they pump … Continue reading

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The Feb. 15 issue of the Panhandle Focus is available now at PanhandleFocus.com. This issue is packed with brilliant stories—how the Engineers Without Borders are helping the Muscogee Nation, a new author networking group has begun meeting monthly and, just … Continue reading

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I have never wanted to be a model… until now

I have never once in my life ever considered being a model until the moment I stumbled across the Dead Chicks Are Cool site. I am in love! Visually exciting, these models break the norms of the ridiculous manufactured idea … Continue reading

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What is your work worth?

I just had to give a quote on a large writing project and I was at a loss. I’ve always been paid per project whether I worked online or at a newspaper. The other way I get paid for writing is … Continue reading

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Negative Space

Inspired by The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. In the mood for more poetry?

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WaAr-ior reviews roll in

Two of my books have been getting reviews lately from a great group of readers known as WaAr. They are similar to a book group in that they have book picks each month that they all read, discuss and share. … Continue reading

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