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The Five Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

Lately I’ve been thinking. Mostly because it’s the first time in a year and half that my mind is clear and my thought processes are firing again. I can actually do a few things at the same time and do … Continue reading

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The Devil Was in My Dog

During the first six months of our lives together, I was fairly certain the Devil was in my dog. Hard to believe, right? You look at that adorable face and you think what could he possibly do? I used to work very … Continue reading

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Spring with Grandma H

  Last weekend, Mom and I took Grandma H to the cemetery to clear the leaves from her parents’ and sisters’ graves. Grandma H steps out of the car, looks around and says, “Everything is so dead here.” Mom and … Continue reading

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Reblog: Carrie Rubin’s First Year as a Published Author

I read Carrie Rubin’s post about what she learned in her first year as an author back in September and filed it away under a terrific blog to link to. She shares so many insights and tidbits that a newbie … Continue reading

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Fall with Grandma H

It has been far too long since the last Grandma H post. So I bring you the highlights of this fall with Grandma H… Grandma H and I snuck in a Wednesday outing in September. I asked her to stop … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Emerson

Since I’m on my way to Killer Nashville (where I’ll be signing books and participating on panels from August 22-26), Emerson graciously agreed to impart some of his dog wisdom today. Life Lessons from Emerson 1) If someone is ignoring you, … Continue reading

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A Little Grandma H for The Long Weekend

This is Grandma H’s favorite spot in Wolcott. She told me “It’s the best view in the world.” “What about Empire State Building–looking out on all of New York?” She shakes her head. “Best view in the world.” ***** Grandma … Continue reading

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My Life In Books

Jenna Bennett’s blog post on her life in books made me want to join in. It’s fun to answer these questions based on titles you read in 2012 and try not to repeat any titles. Describe yourself: Fortune’s Hero (Jenna … Continue reading

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Holiday Moments With Grandma H

Journey back with me to Christmas Day. A day of Grandma H moments… Grandma H and I sit side by side eating ham at dinner. It was a buffet-style dinner so everyone had to grab their own utensils. She has … Continue reading

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Grandma H Moments of December

I get in the car with Grandma H and pull out my lip balm. (It’s in a tube) Grandma H asks, “Is that lipstick?” “No,” I say, “It’s lip balm.” “You could put on a little lipstick.” “I don’t like … Continue reading

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