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Writing Wins. Writing Always Wins.

Writing always wins. Whenever I think it is time to quit, I find I am totally unable to do so. Thinking I can stop writing is as ridiculous as thinking I can stop breathing. You can see in the comments of my post “To Write or Not to Write,” my friend, Maria Foss, give me…

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Fitness Update

Just a quick update on my efforts to live a healthier lifestyle and arrive at 60 (three years) ready to take on the new decade with a ferocious and enthusiastic love of life. It is September 21, and I have been counting calories for 101 days, 1800 or less per day. I have mostly achieved that goal and I…

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To Write or Not to Write

Today my husband asked me the question I have most been dreading for the last 17 years. “What is the point of your writing? Are you just doing it for something to do, or do you mean to make money at it?” He has never asked before. He has put up with my self-indulgent behavior,…

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Italian Week, Part 1 and 2

A quick, drive-by post to say that British Week was a big success with the husband, and so I am trying again, this time with Italian food. Like British food, I am not claiming that this is authentic, it is just something fun to do. Last night we had Shrimp Scampi with orzo. Tonight, Chicken…