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Packing: Where to Start and Where to End?!

Earlier this year, the residents of Yuba, Sutter, and Butte Counties in California were forced to think about what to pack in a hurry as they evacuated in the face of an impending flood. People grabbed clothes, photos, pets and fled the area without looking back. After securing my animals, I grabbed a pair of… Continue reading Packing: Where to Start and Where to End?!

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It Had to Be You – or – The Literary Magic of England

Why England? I mean, sure, there are plenty of other gorgeous landscapes out there and lots of interesting people to meet all over the world. So why, on my first and possibly only trip abroad, choose one of the most developed and American-esque countries in the world? One of the grandest passions of my life… Continue reading It Had to Be You – or – The Literary Magic of England

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Let Diversity Die

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend an amazing writing conference. I heard lots of great advice and exchanged ideas with a number of new and established authors. It was an incredible and inspiring event. However, the keynote speaker’s address, which should have been the highlight of the day, left me with the sourest… Continue reading Let Diversity Die