Category Archives: Personal

My Beach Week

The view from my bedroom in Old Saybrook. Last week, I snuck away for a week. I took a week off from teaching, but I didn’t post anything online because I detest making it easier for burglars. I only has … Continue reading

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What The Girl Who Saved Ghosts Means to Me

I don’t think I can explain how much the new book means to me. But I’m going to try. It’s the reason I fought my way back from the vertigo. When my physical therapy required me to do the very … Continue reading

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What Kind of Blueberry Picker Are You?

While Ma and I were blueberry picking, we realized there are 3 types of pickers. The Random Chatters They think of the field as a coffeehouse and approach everyone wanting to chat. Sometimes they impart berry knowledge; sometimes they are … Continue reading

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The Six Lessons Vertigo Taught Me

1. Appreciate the Small Things From December through April, walking around outside went from impossible to challenging to doable with care. Being able to move my gaze around the yard while I am walking Emerson is a new treat. 2. … Continue reading

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Why Friend Weekends Are the Best Weekends

Brett came to visit me and as always we found something new to explore: Kettletown State Park. It was a pretty easy trail for a mile. I haven’t hiked since last fall so it was nice to get out in … Continue reading

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TGWIG’s Sequel Gets a Title!

BOOK NEWS My publisher has decided on the title for The Girl Who Ignored Ghost’s sequel! I’m so excited to announce it because it was one of my suggestions! Drumroll please… The title for the second book in The Unbelievables … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Winter

I lay down in the snow one day and just looked up at the trees. When I lived in the city, Emerson and I would take walks and go lay on a bench and stare up at the trees. I … Continue reading

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Taking My Time

  I spent the past year rushing. Rushing to get revisions done. Rushing to line up promo events. Rushing to create marketing materials. Rushing. Rushing. Rushing. I can’t remember a single moment where I wasn’t trying to do something faster … Continue reading

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A Little Update

I hope everyone had a good holiday. It’s been a touch road lately, but I’m making progress. My vertigo turned out to be a kind that doesn’t just clear up on its own. I’ve been going to vestibular therapy all … Continue reading

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Blog Break

I’ve been trying to keep up with as many of my normal activities as I can, but I’m constantly tired and I feel worn through. The vertigo continues and I just need to step back for a few weeks. I’m going … Continue reading

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