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November Wrap-up

It’s the end of November already – this month has passed by so fast, and I’ve both accomplished a ton of stuff, and not done everything I’ve wanted to do.
NaNoWriMo: I didn’t reach my 50,000 words on the one hand, but my initial goal was never to do that. It was to simply get [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wishing all my blogger friends in the U.S. a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Dylan’s Drawings: Envelope with hearts, Pepperoni pizza and Wii veggies

Dylan drew these today and asked me to post them to “the website on Firefox”. I was very happy to see these, because he hasn’t done very much drawing for most of this week. But today he was back to his usual form.
First up is a very sweet envelope with hearts:

Envelope with Hearts

Then we have [...]

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Wisdom

Wow. More inspiration. I found this at Jamie’s blog, Starshyne Productions, and it was absolutely inspiring. What we can achieve! And so much experience, so much wisdom.
Click here to watch the video.
And then there’s Jamie’s beautiful blog post on being present, choosing life. I loved reading about her breakthrough.
This is two days in a [...]

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Some Writing Motivation

I was stuck in the writing of my NaNoWriMo novel, stuck at that part where it just doesn’t feel very good to me at all. And then last night, a funny thing happened.
I was surfing around, and came across this quote by Stephen King. It sounds like it’s from On Writing, though I’m not sure.
“Read [...]

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Dylan Reads His First Book!

Dylan Reads His First Book

It was a very exciting moment around here. He did it all by himself while in bed last night (after he ran out of creative bedtime excuses) and we ran up – and he read it to us again! The book is called Mac, and it’s book 4 of the Bob [...]

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Bedtime Creativity

I’m writing this because I figured I could either rant/rave/growl OR marvel at my child’s bedtime creativity:
(Note: please just add a handful of exclamation marks at the end of each request, and imagine a childish voice yelling each request (command?) at the top of robust five-year-old lungs)
1. “Mommy, I want water.” (Yes. Classic. I know. [...]

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One Word Answers Meme

I’m a little blogging goddess today, so many posts! But today’s really been my first chance to get out and about reading everyone’s blogs and visiting links since before that whole deadline crunch thing happened, and I’m telling you – it feels so good!
I was just over at Lynn’s blog, and she’s got a wonderful [...]

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The ABC 3D Book

I just came across this video for this amazing ABC3D Book over at The Miss Rumphius Effect. Borrowing from Lily, all I can is Wow.

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Ten Things I am thankful for this year

Playing Ten on Tuesday:
1. Field Center
2. My darling FC group.
3. My darling affiliate goddesses.
4. My kids and how they’re growing and learning
5. My husband the Sensei Chef (ssshhh … don’t tell him I used that term. He really really really doesn’t like it. But it’s true)
6. Eating so many lovely, delicious dishes.
7. Finding my [...]

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