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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

A Kroger’s story

The Birmingham Kroger’s where I have grocery shopped for the past 17 years or so is closed for remodeling. For four months. I know. Tragic, right? That means I have to shop at a different Kroger’s, in Troy, slightly further away. Which presents a challenge for me. Given that I live in my comfort zone. […]

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A Laptop Story

Somewhere in the vicinity of six to nine months ago, we lost our laptop. How do you lose a laptop? Well…either my husband left it in a hotel room when he went to visit our son, who spent his first year of college out-of-state. Or the cable guy walked away with it when I wasn’t […]

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I’m Still Here, Part 2

It’s been over a month since I last posted. What kind of blogger am I? I’m supposed to be feeding the search engines like they are monkeys ready to grab any peanut humans toss their way. Something we did as kids. Plied monkeys with peanuts, that is. At the zoo. It’s not like we lived […]

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New job anxiety

At the end of March, I started work as a part-time editor/writer for a local university, administrating the print and digital ad process. Hip, hip, hooray, right? It’s been six years since I’ve been officially employed with an entity other than my freelance-writer self. Unless my kids count as employers. I still do their laundry […]

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